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Michelle Williams & Jason Segel Split

February 27, 2013, 8:20 am WHO Magazine whomagazine

Williams & Segel quietly break up after more than a year of dating

Michelle Williams & Jason Segel Split
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Michelle Williams & Jason Segel have called it quits on their , quietly splitting up earlier this month, US Weekly reports. The 32-year-old My Week with Marilyn actress and the 33-year-old Forgetting Sarah Marshall star began began dating at the beginning of 2012.

Though the two seemed happy together as recently as January, when they were photographed on vacation in Cancun with Williams' best friend, Busy Philipps, the couple struggled to make the romance work long distance. Segel is based in Los Angeles, where he films hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother, while Williams lives with her seven-year-old daughter Matilda in New York City.

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Tight-lipped about their romance, Williams and Segel maintained a low profile as a private Hollywood couple. Segel spoke vaguely about Williams last April, telling Extra, "I think we would just very much like to be happy. That's all I'm going to say about it."

Williams echoed Segel earlier this month when she told In Style that she cherished public support of her relationship." If people are happy about it that makes me feel good ... Any kind sentiment that the world can feed back, well, I won't turn it down," she explained.

But the pair mutually decided to quietly end their relationship in early February, a surprise to those close to the stars, who predicted the couple would eventually get married.

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"You should hear Matilda talk - she wants to be a flower girl, and she tells her mom she wants a little sister," a source told National Enquirer previously."She knows that won't happen if Momma doesn't marry Jason - so she's pushing for it. Jason lives to make Michelle laugh and that's pretty hard for a gal to resist. Plus, he's shown he'd make a great daddy. Bet on a marriage by the end of the year."

Matilda's father is the late actor Heath Ledger, who passed away in 2008 from an accidental prescription drug overdose. In September, Segel was photographed with Williams, her daughter Matilda, and Ledger's mother, Sally Bell, at the Bronx Zoo in NYC.

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  1. Robert03:01pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    So that's how two complete nobodies convert into two complete non-entities. They get mentioned in Yahoo!7 Lifestyle!!!

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  2. Glib02:33pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Never heard of either of them.

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  3. R01:56pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    OMG. What is so bloody shocking about that? I'm shocked that yahoo is shocked. Its all so shocking. Yahoo get some new employees. I'm shocked these yahoos that work here still have a job.

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  4. Monte01:09pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    My heart goes out to Michelle & what's'is name. Well done the judge who threw that serial liar in jail for tying up another mans' life with a false rape claim, should be more of it. Jail that is..

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  5. Kristy12:30pm Wednesday 27th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    If long distance is the only reason, then there's still hope! The looked so happy together, and I hope they work it out!

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