Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones may not have accompanied her estranged husband Michael Douglas to the Emmy Awards on Sunday, but that's not to say she didn't walk a red carpet over the weekend.

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In her first public appearance since she and Douglas announced their separation in August, Zeta-Jones attended an event in China's Shendong province to announce the launch of a new film studio there and a new Chinese film festival, People reports. Other celebrity attendees included Leonardo DiCaprioNicole Kidman and John Travolta, according to People.

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Meanwhile, at the Emmys, Douglas seemed to imply that there's still hope for the couple to reconcile. In his acceptance speech for Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for his performance as Liberace in HBO's Behind the Candelabra, he made a point of thanking "my wife, Catherine."

Douglas and Zeta-Jones were married in 2000 and have two children together, Dylan, 13, and Carys, 10.