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Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin splitting up

Published on Mar 26, 2014 7:14 AM

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Hollywood A-lister Gwyneth Paltrow announced on Tuesday that she and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, her husband of 11 years, were splitting up.

"It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate," Paltrow said in a statement posted on her website, The website crashed soon after the news was announced.

"We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us, and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain separate."

Paltrow, who co-stars in the successful Iron Man movies, won a Best Actress Oscar in 1999 for her role in Shakespeare In Love.

A combination photo of singer Chris Martin of Coldplay and actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Paltrow announced on March 25, 2014, that she and Martin, her husband of 11 years, were splitting up. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS
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