Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have separated. On Aug. 28 the news broke, coming as quite a shock to the world, most of whom really thought that these two had staying power. According to MSN Wonderwall, a source says that the couple is simply "taking a break." While it sounds like a divorce is inevitable, it's possible that this "break" will end up working itself out -- but who knows?
In the world of celebrity relationships, most separations turn into splits. However, Douglas and Zeta-Jones have been through a lot together and they may not be willing to just throw in the towel... yet.
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones could separate for several weeks just to try and regroup. Their relationship has been challenged in many ways from Douglas' bout with cancer and Zeta-Jones' bipolar disorder. They have certainly supported each other through thick and thin but sometimes life catches up to you. Many hope that these two can pull through and work out their issues but if they get divorced, it will be just another Hollywood marriage down the drain.
The pair have been one of the most loved and respected Hollywood couples... ever. It's hard to say what will become of these two, but many hope that their troubles resolve and that they are able to rekindle what they had for so many years.
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones' separation comes after 13 years of marriage. The couple currently lives in Bermuda with their two children.
© Effie Orfanides 2013