Helena Bonham Carter, 54, shares rare insight into her divorce from ex-husband ...

Helena Bonham Carter has given a rare insight into her divorce from ex-husband Tim Burton six years after they announced their split.

The Crown actress, 54, hinted while she was 'reluctant' to end their marriage, she added: 'Some are parts of divorce are recommended'.

During the interview with the Guardian, Helena also opened up about how she met her current partner, Rye Dag Holmboe, 32, at a two years ago.

Candid: Helena Bonham Carter has given a rare insight into her divorce from ex-husband Tim Burton six years after they announced their split

Candid: Helena Bonham Carter has given a rare insight into her divorce from ex-husband Tim Burton six years after they announced their split

Helena and director Tim, 62, announced they were separating in 2014 after famously living in two adjoining houses in London throughout their marriage in.

The film star admitted it has taken a while for her family to 'adjust' she said that things were 'really very good now', after initially struggling with not not having her two children, Billy, 17, and Nell, 12, around all of the time. 

Detailing her experience, Helena revealed: 'The cruelty of divorce is extraordinary. But then you get to a point where you're like, Oh, I get this week off! Some parts are very much to be recommended.'

Former flame: The Crown actress, 54, hinted while she was 'reluctant' to end their marriage, she added: 'Some are parts of divorce are recommended' (pictured together in 2013)

Former flame: The Crown actress, 54, hinted while she was 'reluctant' to end their marriage, she added: 'Some are parts of divorce are recommended' (pictured

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