Transcript for Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Split
with the latest megacelebrity breakup. Gwyneth paltrow and Chris martin of coldplay separating and making the announcement on her website detailing their unique plans to maintain their family. ABC's nick watt has our story. Reporter: Gwyneth paltrow is the world's most beautiful woman according to "People" magazine. Chris martin has won seven grammys and sold 70 million records with his band coldplay. ? Reporter: Perhaps more importantly together they're the parents of two young children. At the end of the day we have similar values, you know, we're family people. Reporter: But joint sightings of the couple have been very rare of late and as paltrow told me in that interview just a few months ago -- It's not easy to be married for ten years, you know. We definitely have big ups and downs but we're very close friends and we laugh a lot so, you know, so far we're sticking it out. Reporter: Sticking it out. Still enjoying it. Yes, yes. Reporter: Not anymore. They broke the breakup news on paltrow's lifestyle website goop, "It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate. We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated to see what might have been possible between us and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much, we will remain separate." The couple have been faced with a lot of breakup rumors for many years and Gwyneth paltrow has called all of them ridiculous. Reporter: Just a month ago paltrow's publicist strongly denied the "Iron man" actress was having an affair with an entertainment lawyer. They describe their separation as conscious uncoupling, not exactly sure what that means but it's a phrase that's already entered the zygesst. After ten years the actress and rock star will now lead separate lives while claiming "We are, however, and always will be a family." For ABC news, nick watt, los
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