Well, this certainly isn't cheery holiday news.
'People' confirms Tim Burton and his partner of 13 years, actress Helena Bonham Carter, have split.
“[The couple] separated amicably earlier this year and have continued to be friends and co-parent their children," a rep for Helena says of the breakup. "We would ask that you respect their privacy and that of their children during this time.”
The duo are parents to two children — son Billy, 11, and daughter Nell, 7.
Since meeting on the set of 2001’s ‘Planet of the Apes,’ Helena, 48, has starred in several of the 56-year-old director’s films, including ‘Big Fish,’ ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and ‘Alice Wonderland,’ among many others.
Perhaps it's also the end of that era...
‘People’ broke the news.
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