Keira Knightley and Rupert Friend, who met on the set of Pride & Prejudice in 2005, have reportedly broken up.
A source says the Knightley, 25, and Friend, 29, quietly split a few months ago. The couple shared a home in London and Knightley bought a house in the South of France, outside Nice, shortly before the breakup.
Distance and career “were both considerations,” the source says. “It was time for her to move on.”
Will Knightley, Keira’s father, tells the British tabloid the Sun, “They were together for quite a long time, and it is always hard breaking up. She’s focused on her work.”