Rossum parts ways with Counting Crows singer

Hollywood star Emmy Rossum has parted ways with her leading man, Counting Crows singer Adam Duritz.

The pair, who have been dating for almost a year, decided to split a few months ago, but kept the news quiet until now.

They originally met through social networking site Twitter. Rossum said, "I was on tour with the band this summer. They invited me actually on Twitter. That's how we met - on a dare."

The Dragonball: Evolution actress, who is about to star in an American TV remake of hit British small screen comedy drama Shameless, raised eyebrows when she first stepped out with the singer, due to their 22 year age gap.

However, at the time, the 24-year stunner said, "I get why chicks dig him." And Chicks certainly seem to: Duritz, 46, counts A-listers Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Courteney Cox and Winona Ryder amongst his list of ex-girlfriends.

Rossum has a less successful dating history – her marriage to music executive Justin Siegel broke down at the end of 2008 after just 18 months.

Rossum has said that she and Duritz will remain 'very close friends' despite the split.

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