Gael Garcia Bernal Separates From Wife of 5 Years


Another celebrity couples bites the dust. 

After months of speculation, Gael Garcia Bernal and his wife of five years, Argentine actress Dolores Fonzi, have separated. 

Bernal's mother, Patricia Bernal, confirmed the sad news to People en EspañolShe revealed the two "remain great friends," and will continue to focus on the well-being of their two children together, Lázaro and Libertad

Back in 2009, the Mexican actor told us about his commitment to his children. "I think everyone who becomes a father or becomes a mother goes through this change of priorities... finally, there's someone more important tham me that I have to consider. It's incredible."

Bernal, 35, and Fonzi, 36, met on the set of their 2001 film Vidas Privadas, but didn't begin dating until 2008. They married in 2009.

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Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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