December 17th, 2010
09:30 AM ET
“Dexter” stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter have called it quits, but it’s not because Hall had eyes for someone else on set.
After the two actors announced earlier this week that they were filing for divorce, rumors began to spread that it was because Hall, 39, had been getting cozy with a different “Dexter” co-star: Julia Stiles.
But the 29-year-old actress said in a statement to Us Weekly that people shouldn't believe everything they hear.
"I have absolutely nothing to do with the split between Michael and Jennifer. We are good friends and enjoyed working together," Stiles said. "This is a personal matter between them, and we should respect their privacy.”
And even though she, too, would rather stay mum on her private life, she said she “felt compelled to dispel the rumors [that] I was somehow the cause for this matter."
In a joint statement Monday, Hall and Carpenter, 31, revealed that they were headed for a divorce after nearly two years of marriage, and have actually been separated for some time. Reps for the stars described the split as amicable.
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