August 14, 2006

Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson split

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "You, Me and Dupree" star Kate
Hudson and her rocker husband Chris Robinson have separated
after six years of marriage, a spokesman for the actress said
on Monday.

Publicist Brad Cafarelli confirmed that Hudson, 27, and
Robinson, 39, had split. He offered no details. The couple, who
were married on New Year's Eve in 2000, have a 2-year-old son,

A spokesman for Robinson said he had no comment on news of
the separation, which was first reported by People magazine on
its Web site.

Hudson, the daughter of actress Goldie Hawn, became a star
in her own right after playing the rock groupie Penny Lane in
the 2000 film "Almost Famous," which earned her an Academy
Award nomination.

She currently is co-starring with Matt Dillon and Owen
Wilson in the comedy "You, Me and Dupree," about a newlywed
couple whose house guest, the husband's best pal, overstays his

Robinson is lead singer for the Black Crowes, best known
for such hits as "Hard to Handle" and "She Talks to Angels."