Djimon Hounsou & Kimora Lee Simmons Separate

Kimora Lee and Djimon Hounsou attends the PUMA.Creative Impact Award at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, on October 11, 2011 Kimora Lee and Djimon Hounsou attends the PUMA.Creative Impact Award at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, on October 11, 2011

Actor Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons have split.

“Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons have officially separated after 5 1/2 years,” a rep for the big screen actor told Access Hollywood in a statement on Friday. “Though never married, they have one child together, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, who is 3 1/2 years old.”

Kimora also confirmed the news on her Twitter account.

“There have been quite a few hurtful rumors circulating. The truth is Djimon+I have been separated for some time. We have remained happy, loving, co-parenting friends+family,” she wrote. “We all have much to be thankful for. #HappyThanksgiving”

Kimora was previously married to Def Jam records co-founder Russell Simmons.

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