Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel separate after 14 years

monica-bellucci-vincent-cassel-split.jpg Vincent Cassel and Monica Bellucci, a popular international movie star couple, are splitting up after 14 years of marriage, reports the AFP.

A statement from Cassel's spokeswoman reads, "Vincent Cassel confirms that he is separating from his wife Monica Bellucci by mutual agreement," offering no further details at this time.

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Cassel, a French actor known to U.S. audiences from the "Ocean's Twelve" and "Thirteen" movies and also Natalie Portman's "Black Swan," met Bellucci on the set of "The Apartment" in 1996. They married in 1999 and have two daughters, Deva, 8, and Leonie, 3.

Bellucci is an Italian actress best known in America for playing Persephone in "Matrix Reloaded" and "Matrix Revolutions" and appearing in "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee."
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