Carter and Burton confirm split

  • longtime partners --irector Tim Burton and actress Helena Bonham Carter.

    According to Melody Korenbrot, spokeswoman for Carter, the couple split earlier this year amicably but have since then remained friends. They have a son aged 11 and a seven-year-old daughter out of their live-in relationship for 13 years

    They duo met when Burton directed Carter in "Planet of the Apes" (2001).  Subsequently, the couple collaborated on several popular films such as Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sweeney Todd, and Dark Shadows.