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Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber announce split

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have announced they are separating after 11 year together.

Hollywood is reeling from the announcement of another major split. Naomi Watts and her actor partner Liev Schreiber have confirmed they are separating.

Naomi, 47, and Liev, 48, have confirmed in a joint statement that they have decided to split up after 11 years and two children together.

They wrote: “Over the past few months we’ve come to the conclusion that the best way forward for us as a family is to separate as a couple. It is with great love, respect, and friendship in our hearts that we look forward to raising our children together and exploring this new phase of our relationship.

“While we appreciate your curiosity and support, we ask the press to be mindful of our children and respect their right to privacy.”

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The couple, who have been together since 2005 but never married, have two sons, Alexander “Sasha”, 9, and Samuel Kai, 7.

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