A provide close to the actress tells CNN the split befell earlier this yr.
“Michelle and Phil separated at the beginning of the year. It was an amicable spilt and they remain friends,” the availability instructed CNN.
A advisor for Williams declined to comment. CNN has moreover reached out to Elverum’s representatives and are awaiting a response.
Williams described her relationship with Elverum to Vanity Fair as “very sacred and very special.”
The 38-year-old actress, recognized for her roles on the TV sequence “Dawson’s Creek” and the film “Brokeback Mountain,” was beforehand in a three-year relationship with actor Heath Ledger. They had a daughter sooner than Ledger died from an unintentional overdose of prescription treatment in 2008.
Elverum, frontman for the bands The Microphones and Mount Eerie, misplaced his partner Geneviève Castrée to pancreatic most cancers in 2016. The two had a daughter collectively.