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Hugh & Liz Call It Quits

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It’s all over for Hugh Grant, 39, and Elizabeth Hurley, 34 — at least for the moment. The couple’s publicist confirmed the breakup, saying: “It is a temporary thing. It is a mutual and amicable decision.” The publicist also said no third parties are involved, despite recent sightings of Hurley with billionaire Ted Forstmann. Grant, best known for playing charmers in “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and “Notting Hill,” and Hurley, an Estee Lauder model and actress who appeared in the “Austin Powers” movies, were together for 13 years. They also formed a production company called Simian Films (Grant starred and Hurley produced the films “Extreme Measures” and “Mickey Blue Eyes”), which they say they will continue to run together. The couple last went through a publicly rocky period after Grant’s 1995 arrest for soliciting a prostitute in Los Angeles. Grant, who stars in Woody Allen’s new movie “Small Time Crooks,” is currently in London filming “Bridget Jones’ Diary” while Hurley is said to be in New York.