The Crown's Claire Foy announces split from husband Stephen Campbell Moore

Mike P Williams
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Actress Claire Foy has revealed her and husband Stephen Campbell Moore have parted ways.

The couple made a statement to announced that they’d split up and actually had been for some time.

According to the Mirror, the brief statement read: ‘We have separated and have been for some time. We do however continue as great friends with the utmost respect for one another.’

The acting couple – Claire, 33, known for her role in The Crown and Stephen, 40, famed for appearing in The History Boys and its subsequent movie – have been married for four years.

They first met on the set of Season of the Witch back in 2011 and hit it off from there.

They also have a daughter, Ivy Rose, who was born in March of 2015.

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A close friend revealed to the Sun: ‘After seven years together this came as a real shock to many of their friends, but they’re lovely people and are determined to keep everything civilised.’

‘They’ve just decided that unfortunately their relationship simply wasn’t working and that this would be for the best,’ they went on to say.

The news comes just months after Campbell Moore had undergone surgery to remove a benign tumour over the summer of 2017, after Foy revealed she feared she’d be left a widow. ‘Waking up and being told the operation had gone well was understandably a huge relief,’ he previously said.

‘You realise you’re not the most important person in that process, and everybody who loves you goes through far worse.’

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