Joe Francis, Wife Separate After Seven Weeks of Marriage

Celebrity Body Dec. 29, 2010 AT 7:19PM
Joe Francis, Wife Separate After Seven Weeks of Marriage Credit: John Shearer/AMA2010/Getty

No one ever said marriage was easy.

After tying the knot in early November, Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis has separated from wife Christina McLarty, has learned.

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"Things completely changed in the relationship and it just became painful," a source close to the couple tells Us. "They are not sure if they are going to divorce yet. They're just taking some time apart."

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Though Francis' rep denied that McLarty moved out of their shared Bel Air pad, an insider tells Us that the two are indeed living apart as they evaluate their relationship.

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"The rumors are true despite the rep's denial, but that's because he's hoping to reconcile with her," the source says. "It's just a spat. They've turned to friends for counsel."

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