'The couple have ended their relationship but remain close friends': Former Smash co-stars Debra Messing and Will Chase have split up after two and a half years together, her rep confirms to Us Weekly - pictured here on May 4The 46-year-old former Will & Grace favourite, who is currently starring in NBC crime drama The Mysteries Of Laura, was previously married to actor and screenwriter Daniel Zelman from September 2000 until December 2011.The end of the road: While the couple's romance had been going strong after getting together just nine days after the 46-year-old actress separated from husband of 11 years Daniel Zelman in December 2011, sadly it wasn't to last - seen here on May 19Will, 44, who is currently starring in the hit ABC musical series Nashville as smooth country crooner Luke Wheeler, has two daughters - Daisy and Gracie - with his first wife, Lori Chase, whom he was married to from 1998 until 2008.in 2011, Debra Messing and Will Chase have gone their separate ways.
The decision was mutual and they remain supportive of one another and committed to raising their son as a family." A source added: "They have been separated the better part of the year but continue to live together in New York for Roman.
It's very amicable." Debra previously claimed their relationship worked because they grew up together and became closer as opposed to drifting apart.
20 that she was separating from her husband of 10 years, Daniel Zelman – is now dating her Smash costar, Will Chase.
“She is completely smitten with him.” Earlier this month, it was announced that Debra, 43, and her producer husband of 10 years Daniel Zelman split earlier this year. Chase, 41, and his wife of two years, Broadway actress Stephanie Gibson, are getting a divorce.
An insider told Us at the time that the mom to son Roman, now 10, was "completely smitten" with Chase.
The actor, who has two teenage daughters, Gracie and Daisy, coincidentally played Messing's romantic interest on the musical drama series, which also starred Katharine Mc Phee.
Debra Messing and her boyfriend Will Chase have recently split after nearly three years of dating, her rep confirms exclusively to Us Weekly.
PHOTOS: Celebrity splits in 2014 "Debra Messing and Will Chase have ended their two-and-a-half year relationship," Messing's rep tells Us, "but remain close friends." Messing, 46, and Chase, 44, found love in late 2011, after starring together on their now-canceled musical drama series, .
He's had to spend a lot more time down there," the source explained."Debra, meanwhile, shoots her show all week here in NYC.