I hate to bring a darkness to Christmas Eve, in whatever sense, but I’ve got some bad news: Earth’s favourite neo-Victorian goth couple, Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton, have split after 13 long years together. WHY, GOD, WHY? Sure, there were cheating rumours a little over a year ago, but we all thought they got past that. APPARENTLY NOT.
The couple “separated amicably earlier this year and have continued to be friends and co-parent their children,” Carter’s rep tells PEOPLE exclusively. “We would ask that you respect their privacy and that of their children during this time.”
Huh. Once again, it’s one of those “they’re still totally great friends!!!” statements that really grind my gears – but who knows, maybe they are BFFs and life is great. I doubt it, but whatever. Sad situation but hopefully they’re keeping it cordial for the kids.