After the recognition he received on Friday Meryl Streep with the distinction of the Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts, it was confirmed through a statement that the famous actress and her husband Don Gummerhave been living separate lives for more than six years.
The information emerged in the digital media “Page Six” and a spokesperson for the actress confirmed the news of the separation of the couple who had been together for 45 years.
“Don Gummer and Meryl Streep have been separated for more than six years, and although they will always take care of each other, they have chosen different paths,” the spokesperson said.
The couple was seen together at a public event at the 2018 Oscars. The couple share four children: singer-songwriter Henry Wolfe, 43, and actresses Mamie Gummer, 40, Grace Gummer, 37, and Louisa Jacobson, 30. The couple raised their children in the Connecticut compound in the quiet, historic town of Salisbury.
Yesterday, Friday, Streep received the award in the Arts category for her “honesty and responsibility” when choosing her works “in the service of inspiring and exemplary narratives.”
“The gift of empathy is something we all share. The uncanny ability to sit together, strangers in a darkened theater or movie theater, and experience the feelings of people who don’t look like us or sound like us, is an ability we should all carry within us as we return to the light of day. “said the actress.
The performer most nominated for the Oscars and the Golden Globes in history reiterated that empathy is the “beating heart of the actor’s gift,” and it is the current that connects him with a fictional character.