Ashley Judd Getting Divorced

Actress married Dario Franchitti in 2001

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 30, 2013 8:11 AM CST

(Newser) – After more than a decade of marriage, Ashley Judd and racecar driver husband Dario Franchitti are calling it quits. "We have mutually decided to end our marriage. We'll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed," they tell People in a statement. Judd, 44, and Franchitti, 39, were engaged for two years and married in 2001.

Actress Ashley Judd, left, stands with her husband, driver Dario Franchitti.
Actress Ashley Judd, left, stands with her husband, driver Dario Franchitti.   (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)
Dario Franchitti and actress Ashley Judd arrive at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, in Los Angeles.
Dario Franchitti and actress Ashley Judd arrive at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, actress Ashley Judd, right, and her husband, Dario Franchitti, arrives at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles.
In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, actress Ashley Judd, right, and her husband, Dario Franchitti, arrives at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Ashley Judd, right, and Dario Franchitti arrive at a preview screening for an upcoming episode of the ABC television series Missing in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday, April 10, 2012.
Ashley Judd, right, and Dario Franchitti arrive at a preview screening for an upcoming episode of the ABC television series "Missing" in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday, April 10, 2012.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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