How Demi Moore Is Coping Post-Split

Celebrity News Nov. 18, 2011 AT 8:27AM
How Demi Moore Is Coping Post-Split Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Sometimes divorce can be a new beginning.

Demi Moore is hoping that's the case. A source tells Us Weekly that two weeks before the 49-year-old actress announced she and Ashton Kutcher were ending their marriage, Moore was optimistic about moving forward.

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"She said [she] was going to change for the better," the source tells Us. "And [she said] that it was time for her to focus on herself again and her girls." (The Margin Call actress and ex-hubby Bruce Willis have three daughters: Rumer, 23, Scout, 20, and Tallulah, 17.)

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When asked about Kutcher, 33, Moore said, "He has his thing," but told the source she "wanted to focus on her." 

The actress announced Thursday "with great sadness and a heavy heart" that she and Kutcher were ending their six-year marriage. The Two and a Half Men star infamously had a one-night stand with San Diego party girl Sara Leal, 22, in the wee hours of Sept. 24 of this year -- his and Moore's wedding anniversary.

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"As a woman, a mother and a wife there are certain values and vows that I hold sacred, and it is in this spirit that I have chosen to move forward with my life," Moore said in a statement.

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