The End Of An Era: Helena Bonham Carter And Tim Burton Split

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Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton have split after 13 years together, according to Us Weekly.

The eccentric actress’ representative confirmed the sad news to the magazine yesterday.

According to the spokeswoman, the couple, who never married, split amicably and want privacy for themselves and their children.

“Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter separated amicably earlier this year and have continued to be friends and co-parent their children. We would ask that you respect their privacy and that of their children during this time.”

The famous British actress and the critically acclaimed American director met in 2001 during the filming of Planet of the Apes and continued to work together on movies such as Big Fish, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd and Alice in Wonderland.

They live in adjoining houses in London and have two kids, Billy, 11, and Nell, 7.

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