Courteney Cox and David Arquette have filed for separation

Shock Split: Courteney Cox and David Arquette

11 Oct 2010

The couple have filed for separation after 11 years of marriage

Friends star Courteney Coxand husband David Arquettehave called it quits after being married for over a decade. The couple who met on the set of hit Hollywood horror, Scream, have allegedly been separated for a while and have just gone public with the news.

"We have agreed to a trial separation that dates back for some time. The reason for this separation is to better understand ourselves and the qualities we need in a partner and for our marriage," the couple told Us.

The Arquettes who have been married for 11 years have confirmed they are moving ahead with the separation with a possible divorce on the horizon. "As we go though this process we are determined to use kindness and understanding to get through this together. We are comfortable with the boundaries that we have established for each other during this separation and we hope that our friends, family, fans and the media also show us respect, dignity, understanding and love at this time as well."

"We remain best friends and responsible parents to our daughter and we still love each other deeply.”

Courteney and David are parents to daughter Coco, 6.

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