Meryl Streep divorce
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Hollywood Royalty Announces Separation After Decades of Marriage

In a startling revelation that continues to send shockwaves through Hollywood, the legendary Oscar-winning actress, Meryl Streep, and her husband, Don Gummer, have discreetly separated, a revelation that shatters the image of one of Hollywood’s most enduring couples. In an industry where relationships are often fleeting, their 45-year journey is a testament to love’s endurance, even when it takes an unexpected turn.

This surprising news was confirmed by a spokesperson for Streep to Page Six, who noted that although the couple will always hold deep affection for each other, they have decided to lead separate lives. A decision that may come as a shock, especially since Streep was recently spotted wearing her wedding ring at the Princesa de Asturias Awards.

However, the last time the world saw them together in public was five years ago at the 2018 Oscars. A moment that marked the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.

Meryl Streep and Don Gummer’s love story began in 1978 when they married, brought together by Streep’s brother. This enduring partnership gave rise to four children – Henry Wolfe and talented actresses Mamie Gummer, Grace Gummer, and Louisa Jacobson – as well as five cherished grandchildren.

As the news of this separation sinks in, it’s worth noting that it coincides with Jada Pinkett Smith‘s revelation that she and her husband, Will Smith, have been living separately since 2016, despite not officially divorcing. The shockingly candid confessions of Hollywood’s beloved couples are leaving many wondering, “Who’s next?”

Meryl Streep and Don Gummer’s love story, while taking an unexpected turn, serves as a reminder that even in Tinseltown, where fairy tales often fade, true love can endure for decades, even when the spotlight dims.

Elena Leo is the Arts & Lifestyle Editor of Ikon London Magazine.