Claire Foy and Stephen Campbell Separate After Four Years of Marriage

The Crown star announced Thursday that she and her husband split "some time" ago

By McKenna Aiello Feb 23, 2018 12:47 AMTags
Stephen Campbell Moore, Claire FoyDavid M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

Claire Foy's relationship with Stephen Campbell is over. 

After four years of marriage, The Crown star and English actor announced their separation in a joint statement to E! News: "We can confirm that we have separated and have been for some time. We do, however, continue as great friends with the utmost respect for one another. We ask for our privacy during this time."

The pair met in 2011 on set of Season of the Witch. They ent on to tie the knot in 2014, and they no share a 2-year-old daughter.

As a source explained 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 civilized."

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Earlier this year, Foy skipped out on attending the 2018 SAG Awards, where her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix series won the award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Drama Series. 

News of the split comes only weeks after Campbell revealed he had a benign brain tumor removed at the end of 2016. As he explained to The Sun, "You realize you're not the most important person in that process, and everybody who loves you goes through far worse. My daughter didn't know what was going on at all. But my family did, and I could see it in them." 

Claire and Stephen last attended a public event together in May 2016.