Debra Messing Still Living With Estranged Husband Despite Split

Celebrity News Dec. 21, 2011 AT 12:00PM
Debra Messing Still Living With Estranged Husband Despite Split Credit: Flynet

Happy, awkward holidays for Debra Messing and Daniel Zelman in the Big Apple.

Us Weekly broke news on Tuesday that the Smash actress, 43, and the actor-TV producer, 44, had separated after over ten years of marriage. "The decision was mutual," Messing's rep told Us in a statement. "They remain supportive of one another and committed to raising their son as a family."

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How committed? A source told Us that the former couple "have been separated the better part of the year but continue to live together in New York for Roman," their 7-year-old son.

The family recently relocated from Los Angeles to NYC (where Messing and Zelman first met as NYU students), where she's been filming Smash, the buzzed-about new NBC series due in February.

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The split is "very amicable," the source added.

Despite their secret separation, Messing and Zelman attended Bette Midler's Halloween bash in matching costumes -- and the former Will and Grace actress gushed in November to LilSugar about her family's holiday plans in NYC.

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"We love to go skating at Wolman rink, and go see plays . . . Looking forward to putting on the snowsuit and stomping through Central Park."

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