After over twenty years of marriage, Toni Collette and Dave Galafassi have decided to separate.On Wednesday, the Emmy-winning actress announced their divorce in a joint statement posted on her Instagram account.
The star of “The Staircase” shared a photo of a wall covered in flowers that spelt out the words “Peace & Love.”
The couple’s statement started, “It is with grace and thankfulness that we announce we are separating,” and included a photo of a bouquet of flowers spelling out “PEACE & LOVE.”
We are in agreement with this choice and will separate with mutual respect and affection for one another,” the statement said. “Our children are our first priority, and we will persevere as a family, although in a new form.”
Sage Florence, 14, and Arlo Robert Galafassi, 11, are Collette and Galafassi’s children. The couple wed in 2003 and have been living in both the United States and Australia in recent years.
A few hours previous to announcing the news, Collette shared a mysterious message to her Instagram Story that said, “No matter what your present circumstances are, if you can envision something better for yourself, you can create it.”
Before the actress started acting strange on social media on Wednesday, paparazzi photographs emerged of Galafassi making out with a mystery blonde on a Sydney beach.
Collette is recognised for a broad variety of cinema and television performances. Her breakout performance came in the 1994 comedy “Muriel’s Wedding.”
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