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Actress Hudson and husband split
Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson
Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson have one child together
Oscar-nominated actress Kate Hudson and rocker Chris Robinson are splitting up after nearly six years of marriage, her publicist has confirmed.

The couple married on New Year's Eve in 2000 and have a two-year-old son, Ryder Russell Robinson.

"Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson have confirmed that they are separated," publicist Brad Cafarelli said.

Hudson, 27, is the daughter of Goldie Hawn, while Robinson, 39, is the lead singer of The Black Crowes.

Libel action

Hudson, who was nominated for an Oscar in 2001 for her role in the film Almost Famous, is currently starring in You, Me and Dupree, with Matt Dillon and Owen Wilson.

Last month she won a libel action against the National Enquirer magazine after it published an article suggesting she had an eating disorder.

The magazine ran pictures claiming to show Hudson as "painfully thin" and said her mother, Hollywood star Goldie Hawn, had urged her to "eat something".

But lawyers for the magazine admitted the claims were false and agreed to pay damages for the distress caused.

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