The English actress recently told of how she wanted another baby, saying: "We've got to get on with it. At right time." Today her spokeswoman said: "Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton are very happy to be expecting their second child later this year." Bonham Carter, the great granddaughter of former Prime Minister Herbert Asquith, had her first leading role at the age of 17 and shot to fame as a classic English rose in films like Howard's End and A Room With a View.
She went on to reinvent her image by playing a punk with steamy loves scenes with Brad Pitt in Fight Club and an ape in Planet of the Apes in 2001.
I'll tell you, it was the weirdest thing I've ever seen.
It was amazing." Bonham Carter became lovers with Kenneth Branagh in 1994, after they worked on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, when Branagh was still married to Emma Thompson. Helena's baby bump: Her bump proclaims a message that's as clear as the dots on her swimsuit - Helena Bonham Carter is pregnant again.
The quirky star opened up about her split — after 13 years of unwedded bliss and two children (Billy, 12, and Nell, 7) — from the director, whom she parted ways with last year, calling it “a gift — a massive gift.”Red magazine.
“Our relationship was always somewhat special, and I think it’ll always remain special.”" data-reactid="30"“I could write a thesis on what’s happened and it is all-absorbing when a relationship breaks down, but I think we’re coming through it, and I think we’ll have something very precious still,” the British actress, 49, told Red magazine.
And really, the mark of a successful relationship shouldn’t be whether you’re there forever after. Sometimes you have to come to terms with the fact that that was it. And really, the mark of a successful relationship shouldn’t be whether you’re there forever after. Sometimes you have to come to terms with the fact that that was it. Next year, Carter turns 50 and she is trying to keep an equally positive outlook on that, though she admits its been hard, especially as her kids grow up so quickly.“We’re getting dilapidated, but you can’t control that, so why worry? “I’m more conscious of the kids’ childhood going, because that goes so fast, it’s a bit like watching one of those time lapses.“My house looks like something out of Beatrix Potter,” the actress has said, “but if you go over to his house, you’re in a totally different place.He’s got slime balls and dead Oompa-Loompas lying around, and skeletons and weird alien lights.”In the interview with , the actress also opens up about aging, saying, “We’re getting dilapidated, but you can’t control that, so why worry?Our relationship was always somewhat special, and I think it’ll always remain special.”The actress further explains, “We did find each other.And really, the mark of a successful relationship shouldn’t be whether you’re there forever after. Sometimes you have to come to terms with the fact that that was it. We gave each other children and a lot more else.”The actress also uses the interview with to clear up one long-standing rumor about the couple—that they never lived together.“We might be better, and still be able to give to each other, but not necessarily living together,” Carter says of the break-up before adding, “Which we did by the way, because everyone seemed to think we didn’t, but that was a load of myth.”In interviews over the years, Carter explained that the couple actually lived in adjoined houses.The Helena Bonham Carter Tim Burton separation was reportedly amicable.The split came "earlier this year and [the two] have continued to be friends and co-parent their children," Carter's rep told PEOPLE exclusively.Since then, she’s been a staple in nearly every Burton film, usually playing the same exact character over and over.In , Carter plays almost identical roles as she always winds up as the token crazed female in each.Burton moved to the UK to be with his girlfriend but the couple have unusual living arrangements, sharing two houses with an adjoining corridor.After having her first baby, the London-born actress said: "It's like an explosion of heart, love, everything - and it's extraordinary. Everybody told me it would, and, of course, I didn't really listen, and there's no real way of describing it." Burton, who was in the delivery room, recalled: "It was like my own private Alien movie.