James McAvoy & Anne-Marie Duff Split

James McAvoy & Anne-Marie Duff Split

“X-Men” star James McAvoy and wife Anne-Marie Duff are going their separate ways.

The couple told “Extra” in a joint statement, “It is with tremendous sadness that we have come to the decision to divorce. We enter this next phase with continued friendship, love and respect for one another and the shared focus of caring for our son. We ask that you respect our and, most importantly, our child’s privacy during this time."

James and Anne-Marie met on the set of the UK TV series “Shameless,” and wed in 2006. They welcomed a son, Brendan, in 2010.