Hollywood couple Monica Bellucci and husband Vincent Cassel have separated by mutual agreement after 14 years of marriage, a representative for the actress confirmed.
The couple met on the set of the 1996 French-language film, L'appartement and tied the knot in 1999. They have two daughters together, eight-year-old Deva and three-year-old Leonie, reported E! online.
The Italian-born Bellucci, 48, who starred in, The Passion of the Christ and the two Matrix sequels, had said referring to marriage "We never know how long it will last." Around the same time, Cassel had said in a seperate interview, "My wife and me are very different animals. This is probably the key to our relationship after 18 years together... We don't seek other people's approval."
Bellucci is currently shooting a film in Serbia.