68 years old Michael Douglas and 43 years old Catherine Zeta-Jones have decided to separate temporarily after 13 years of being married to evaluate and work on their marriage.
Sources claim it is Michael who wants to end the union and not Catherine with a friend of Catherine quoted as saying
'‘Michael has gotten to be a mean old man. He finds fault in her all the time, it is an ugly atmosphere. He is grouchy and hard to live with. They have been arguing for years.’
For now, there is no plan of a divorce but if they eventually divorce, Catherine has a pre-nuptial agreement which gives her £960,000 for every year of marriage. She will also be advised to hang on to several of their eight homes.
Michael and Catherine got married in 2000 and have two children together, Dylan, 13, and Carys, 10.