Russell Crowe Splits With Wife
Separates from Danielle Spencer after 9 years
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 14, 2012 11:59 AM CDT
Russell Crowe and wife Danielle Spencer arrive for the premiere of the film "Robin Hood" in Cannes, France, Wednesday, May 12, 2010.   (AP Photo/Mark Mainz)

(Newser) – Let's hope no phones fly: Academy Award-winning hothead Russell Crowe and his wife, Danielle Spencer, are reportedly splitting after nine years and two children together, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Though long considered among the more solid Aussie celebrity couples, the split is said to be amicable and due in large part to Crowe's hectic filming schedule. Spencer, who quietly pursued her own career, had recently appeared on the Australian equivalent of Dancing With the Stars. “All that stuff has nothing to do with me as a person,” she once said of Crowe's celebrity.

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