Divorced couple Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas post heartfelt birthday message for each other

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When a relationship ends, that doesn’t mean that the love has to stop. This rings true for Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas who got divorced late last year. As for the Working Girl actress, she will always love her ex-husband. She even posted a touching birthday message for Antonio last August 10, Wednesday.

She uploaded a red carpet photo of her and Antonio in Instagram with a caption: “Happy Birthday to my ruggedly handsome ex husband. Will always love you.”

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith

A day before Antonio’s birthday, he also brought to social media his special greeting for Melanie who turned 59 years old. She shared a picture of them together with their daughter, Stella, and greeted in Spanish “Happy birthday Melanie. A loving hug from Marbella.”

Melanie and Antonio with daughter Stella

Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas with daughter Stella

Their divorce was finalized December of last year after 18 years of marriage. Although they were officially divorced last year after filing the papers on July 2015, the pair split in June 2014. Three months after, Antonio and girlfriend Nicole Kimpel went public and have had many displays of public affection since.

Antonio with girlfriendMelanie, on the other hand, seems petrified at the thought of falling in love again. She admitted that her life for the past years has changed a lot and she’s totally embracing it, trying to grow and move on.

“I’m single, and lonely, and bored, and confused – but then at the same time, totally curious. It’s almost like I have to throw myself out of the nest.”

Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith

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