It is an unexpected decision considering that the two actors have two children respectively 13-year-old Dylan and 10-year-old Carys. The two also faced health problems. In 2010 Michael Douglas was diagnosed with throat cancer. when he got the bad news his beautiful wifewas with him. Even if Michael emerged victorious in the battle with his illness in 2011 Catherine said he was hospitalized to treat the bipolar disorder.
The two actors met in 1998 in France at the Deauville Film Festival. A year later they engaged and in 2000 they got married at Manhattan's Plaza Hotel. Douglas has been married and has a son.
According to a close friend of the couple, the two have not gone on for a legal separation. Catherine and Michael have proven that they loved each other and they still have feelings and will do everything possible to get their relationship back on track.