Ryan Reynolds "Seeking Comfort" With Ex After Scarlett Split

Celebrity Body Dec. 15, 2010 AT 8:41AM
Ryan Reynolds "Seeking Comfort" With Ex After Scarlett Split Credit: SC/KO/JP/FlynetOnline.com Ryan Reynolds "Seeking Comfort" With Ex After Scarlett Split

Splitting spouses Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson won't be spending the holidays with one another -- but that doesn't mean they'll be alone.

The new Us Weekly, out today, reports how Reynolds, 34, and Johansson, 26, are dealing with the "civil" end of their two-year marriage (UsMagazine.com broke the news on Tuesday).

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"Ryan has been reaching out to an ex the past few months," a Reynolds pal tells Us.

Yet it's purely platonic, the insider insists: "He is seeking comfort, but not in a romantic or sexual way."

Suddenly single Johansson, meanwhile, has "confided in friends."

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As reported on Tuesday, it was the sexy Iron Man 2 actress who initiated the split. "She's been unhappy for a while," the source says, noting that the busy actors were force to spend too much time apart.

In a joint statement released Tuesday, the duo confirmed their plans to divorce, and said, "We entered our relationship with love and it's with love and kindness we leave it."

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For much more on the split -- including Johansson's screaming match on the phone days before the announcement, their personality clashes and their last-ditch effort to stay together -- pick up the new Us Weekly, on stands today.

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