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Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes splitting

Actress Kate Winslet and American Beauty director Sam Mendes are ending their marriage after almost seven years together, their lawyers tell EW.

“Kate and Sam are saddened to announce that they separated earlier this year,” their lawyers’ statement reads. “The split is entirely amicable and is by mutual agreement. Both parties are fully committed to the future joint parenting of their children.”

The Oscar-winning couple, who wed in 2003, have a six-year-old son, Joe Alfie Winslet Mendes. Winslet also has a nine-year-old daughter, Mia Honey, with director and ex-husband Jim Threapleton. Mendes directed Winslet’s Golden Globe-winning performance in 2008’s Revolutionary Road.

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