Inside Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams' relationship
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As Michelle welcomes her second child, we look back at her relationship with her Australian ex Heath Ledger.
Heath and Michelle welcomed their daughter Matilda Rose in October 2005. Getty

However not long after, things changed. The couple grew more distant and Heath began to party hard and often use cocaine.

A friend of the couple revealed: "In the end, there were too many differences. She kind of turned her head to those at the beginning, but when Matilda was born was really when she started to reevaluate things."

"I don't think they fell out of love; it was probably tough love," another friend said.

Michelle's best friend Busy opened up about the couple's 2007 split in her 2018 memoir This Will Only Hurt a Little and admitted that whilst she felt sad for the pair, she felt like "it wasn't the end of the story for them".

"They were so young and that baby was the light of both of their lives. They were just working…
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