After 45 years of marriage, Meryl Streep, 74, and her husband Don Gummer, 76, have decided to separate, People magazine reports.
The news of the separation was reported by one of Meryl Streep's close friends to the source mentioned above. The man also noted that they were separated for more than six years, but now decided to live a separate life.
Meryl Streep and Don Gummer split up
Just a day ago, People confirmed that the actress and her husband have had nothing in common for six years, but decided to always be close.
The two have always tried to keep their lives as far away from the public eye as possible, especially since they haven't been seen together since 2018, despite the actress wearing an engagement ring at the 2023 Princess of Asturias Awards on Friday. Spain.
“Don Gummer and Meryl Streep have been separated for over six years, and while they will always care for each other, they have decided to live separate lives,” Streep’s rep told PEOPLE.
How Meryl Streep and Don Gummer met
If they celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary at the end of September, now it seems that everything has taken on a different meaning.
Don Gummer met his wife in 1978 through her brother. Gummer was a sculptor from Louisville, Kentucky, who came into her life when she was dealing with a huge loss: her boyfriend, actor John Cazale, died of lung cancer.
From the first meeting they felt extraordinary chemistry and six months later they got married in the house of the actress’s parents. They became the parents of four children: son Henry and daughters Mamie, Grace and Louise.