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Michelle Williams & Husband Phil Elverum Split After Less Than One Year of Marriage (Report)

Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum are calling it off.

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The 38-year-old actress and the 40-year-old musician have split, People reported on Friday (April 19).

The two married and moved in together in the summer of 2018. Michelle has recently been spotted in public without her wedding ring.

Michelle and Phil separated at the beginning of the year. It was an amicable spilt and they remain friends,” the source revealed.

Michelle confirmed her marriage last July in a Vanity Fair cover story. The two got married in a small ceremony in the Adirondacks with friends and their daughters in attendance.

Heath Ledger's Father Reacts to Michelle Williams' Secret Marriage to Phil Elverum

Kim Ledger, the father of the late Heath Ledger, is reacting to the news of Michelle Williamssurprise marriage to indie musician Phil Elverum.

“We are terribly happy, it is great,” Kim told Sydney Morning Herald‘s The Goss. “She’s very private and I don’t really like to make too many comments about her, but we are very happy [for her],” Kim said.

Heath and Michelle met on the set of 2005′s Brokeback Mountain and had a daughter together, Matilda, who is now 12. Heath tragically passed away in 2008.

Michelle got married in secret earlier this month and revealed the news in her Vanity Fair cover story.

Michelle Williams Secretly Marries Phil Elverum!

Michelle Williams has confirmed her marriage to musician Phil Elverum in Vanity Fair‘s new issue!

Here’s what the 37-year-old actress had to share with the mag…

On her relationship with Phil: “I never gave up on love…I always say to Matilda, ‘Your dad [Heath Ledger] loved me before anybody thought I was talented, or pretty, or had nice clothes.’ Obviously I’ve never once in my life talked about a relationship…but Phil isn’t anyone else. And that’s worth something. Ultimately the way he loves me is the way I want to live my life on the whole. I work to be free inside of the moment. I parent to let Matilda feel free to be herself, and I am finally loved by someone who makes me feel free.”

On her advice about finding love: “Don’t settle. Don’t settle for something that feels like a prison, or is hard, or hurts you,” she says. “If it doesn’t feel like love, it’s not love.”

On why she’s talking about her relationship and marriage publicly now: “I don’t really want to talk about any of it. But there’s that tease, that lure, that’s like, What if this helps somebody? What if somebody who has always journeyed in this way, who has struggled as much as I struggled, and looked as much as I looked, finds something that helps them?”

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FYI: Phil performs under the name Mount Eerie. In the article, the writer points out that Phil suffered a huge loss when his wife, Geneviève Castrée, “was diagnosed with inoperable stage-4 pancreatic cancer.” She died in July of 2016. They had one daughter together. Phil and his daughter moved in with Michelle and Matilda in Brooklyn, New York.

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