As it became known, Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee-Furness broke up. Interestingly, the star_couple_decided to divorce_after_27_years of marriage. Therefore, it is not difficult to imagine what shocking news this was for their loyal fans. But what happened between the celebrities and why they decided to divorce, you will find out with us in the next few minutes.
Even a fairy tale is not without troubles
As you probably know, Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee-Furness met on the set of the detective series Corelli. He was then 26 years old, and she was 39. According to the recollections of the star spouses, it was love at first sight. By the way, Deborra herself would later tell that she saw the man of her dreams in her colleague at the very first dinner in her apartment. After the meal, Jackman went to wash the dishes without any questions asked.
Only six months passed, and a marriage proposal followed. In 1996, the happy lovers got married. Nevertheless, it was not without trials of fate. For example, star spouses were unable to have their own children. You see, Deborra had several miscarriages. That’s why the actors decided to take the child from the orphanage. By the way, today they are raising_a_23-year-old son,_Oscar,_and an 18-year-old_daughter, Ava.
And in 2013, the performer of the role of Wolverine was faced with oncology. It seemed that he had managed to overcome the terrible illness. Unfortunately, 4 years later the man had a relapse. Therefore, Jackman needs to be regularly checked by doctors for the presence of malignant tumors.
Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee-Furness split up
In addition, as if there were not enough problems, all these years the haters and the yellow press have not subsided. Every year, the tabloids predicted celebrity divorce, each time coming up with new reasons. The main one, as you might guess, was the age difference. And now, 27 years later, their expectations have finally come true. After all, Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee-Furness broke up. But what could go wrong for those who were examples of a strong family?
It is perhaps worth noting that there is no talk of any betrayal. You see, the star spouses simply decided to go their separate ways, remaining friends and parents of two children. “We are fortunate to have spent nearly three_decades_together_as_husband and wife in a wonderful, loving marriage. Our path is now changing. And we decided to separate in order to continue our individual growth .”
The couple refused any further explanation. Hugh and Deborra only asked that their privacy be respected. However, according to insiders, there was still a reason for the divorce. Unfortunately, the lockdown during the coronavirus epidemic played a significant role in their relationship. And strikes by Hollywood actors and screenwriters only aggravated the current circumstances.
“They tried, but they didn’t succeed. And the strikes only made everything worse, putting them in the same position as during Covid, when they were just wasting their energy. Hugh found that the magic that once existed between him and his wife was gone. Deb had similar thoughts and concerns. So it was best to break up. Their time has simply passed. They accepted their fate .”
It’s a shame it happened this way. After all, this was one of our favorite couples. But that doesn’t mean that true love doesn’t exist, does it?