Clint Eastwood and Dina Eastwood Clint Eastwood and Dina Eastwood

Dina Eastwood, who announced her separation from husband Clint Eastwoodlast week, has spoken out to defend the director against the backlash he's received.

"I don't like reading negative things about Clint. He is a wonderful, good natured, brilliant person. No matter what, I attest to that," Dina tweeted Monday.

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Following news of their split, Clint was spotted dropping off a mystery woman at LAX airport, sparking rumors that the two were a couple. According to E! News, Clint and Dina have been living separately for a while.

Clint and Dina married in 1996 and have one daughter Morgan, 16, together.