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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Rachel McAdams 'splits from Sheen'

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams and Michael Sheen have ended their relationship, it has been reported.

According to Us Weekly, the actress and the 44-year-old British star have called time on their relationship after two years together.

The 34-year-old beauty first met Michael when they worked on Woody Allen's critically-acclaimed movie Midnight in Paris in July 2010.

The couple took their relationship public in October of the same year.

The reasons behind the reported break-up are as yet unknown.

It is speculated that the long-distance aspect of their romance may have been a problem.

Rachel spoke about her relationship with Michael in January 2012, explaining their romance came about naturally.

"Michael and I didn't get together while we were filming Midnight in Paris, which I feel strongly about not doing when I'm working. We became quite good friends, which I think is a great way to start," Rachel revealed at the time.

"I felt very blessed to have made a Woody Allen film in Paris together."

The star hinted at difficulties the couple were facing as a result of Michael residing in Los Angeles and Wales, while she is based in Toronto, Canada.

"Michael and I never spend more than three weeks apart - we rack up a lot of air miles - but you have to be quite adaptable in this business whether you are in a relationship or not," she said.

"Trying to establish roots somewhere is a bit of a joke."

Rachel's last serious relationship was with fellow Canadian actor Ryan Gosling, who she dated from 2005 until 2007.

Following their split, Ryan described her as "one of the great loves of [his] life".

Michael has previously dated actress Kate Beckinsale, who he has a daughter with.

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