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Michael Douglas makes rare comments about ex-wife Diandra Luker

The former couple share one son together

Gemma Strong

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are currently enjoying an extended summer vacation with their family in Majorca.

The Hollywood stars own a luxurious property on the Spanish island, which boasts ten bedrooms, 11,000 square feet of space and direct access to the sea. But there was a time when the couple felt less at home on their estate.

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Michael previously shared the residence with his ex-wife Diandra Luker - that is until last year when he decided to buy out her share of the property. The former couple, who divorced in 2000 after 22 years of marriage, had each spent six months in Majorca as part of their divorce agreement.

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They had tried to sell the home and put it on the market in 2014 but failed to receive a viable offer.

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Michael and Diandra were married in 1977

In a new interview with Majorcan newspaper Ultima Hora, Michael admitted: "It was very uncomfortable sharing the property with my ex-wife Diandra.

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"Six months for each of us wasn't very pleasant for anyone. Catherine is very happy here, especially now that we don't share with Diandra. She feels much more comfortable."

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The former couple are proud parents to son Cameron

The 76-year-old - who shares son Dylan, 21, and daughter Carys, 18, with Catherine - also shared details of his family's routine in Majorca. "I devote at least two hours to reading the news," he revealed. "Then we do sport.

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"Some days friends come over for lunch, we have a siesta and when we wake up it's when people in Los Angeles have begun to work so I can work from here with LA."

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Michael shares two children with wife Catherine

Michael married Diandra - the daughter of an Austrian diplomat - in March 1977 and together they welcomed son Cameron the following year. Diandra filed for divorce in 1995.

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In 1999, Michael and Catherine. 51, started dating and they went on to tie the knot in November 2000.

Catherine recently shared a fun family video from Majorca

Michael's comments come after Catherine shared a fun family video from Majorca with her fans on Instagram. The clip showed the actress swimming in the ocean with her dad, David, which she captioned: "Safety first kids! Don’t try this at home [crying with laughter emoji] when you force your dad to swim with you, stick a life jacket on him!

"Caught in a current but I seem to be quite happy waving for the camera go daddy go!!"

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