"Catherine and Michael are taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage," a rep for the actress said in a statement Wednesday.
The Hollywood power couple, who married in 2000 and have two children together, haven't been photographed together since April 22 and decided to separate in May after he returned from the Cannes Film Festival, People first reported. Neither has taken action toward divorce or legal separation, the mag said.
Also, according to E! News, Zeta-Jones was unhappy about comments her husband made to the Guardian about his cancer being caused by
Still, those in the know told People there's still hope for reconciliation.
Douglas, 68, was in Cannes with his most recent release, HBO's "Behind the Candelabra," in which he played Liberace. The 43-year-old actress appears in
The couple's children are Dylan, 13, and Carys, 10.