London, UK- Actress Kate Winslet and husband director Sam Mendes have broken up, according to Access Hollywood.
The couple’s attorney released a statement announcing their split which took place earlier this year.
“Kate and Sam are saddened to announce that they separated earlier this year,” says attorney Keith Schilling. “The split is entirely amicable and is by mutual agreement. Both parties are fully committed to the future joint parenting of their children. They ask that the media respect the privacy of the family.”
Kate and Sam first met in 2001 and married in 2003 in a Caribbean wedding ceremony. Together they have one child, Joe, 6. Kate has a 9-year old daughter, Mia, from her first husband, Jim Threapleton.
Both of them have been busy with their careers during the past years, with Kate starring in dramas such as “Revolutionary Road” and “The Reader,” wherein she won her Best Actress Oscar. Sam meanwhile directed the films “Away We Go,” “Revolutionary Road,” “Jarhead” and “Road to Perdition.”
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