Hollywood beauty Shannon Elizabeth and husband JOSEPH REITMAN have split after nearly three years of marriage.

American magazine PEOPLE reported Monday (07MAR05) the American Pie actress, 31, and fellow actor Reitman, 36, had an amicable split and will continue to share their Los Angeles home.

Spokeswoman NICOLE KING says, "The couple will remain friends."

The pair wed in Mexico in June 2002.

The couple had been at the centre of reports for months their marriage is in trouble, with friends claiming Elizabeth was furious when Reitman participated in a prank on her for Ashton Kutcher's TV show PUNK'D.

08/03/2005 03:26