Hugh Jackman, 54, gave an replace on how he’s doing since his break up from spouse Deborra-Lee Furness, 67, for the primary time on Saturday morning. The actor was strolling on a sidewalk in New York Metropolis, NY, when he was approached by paparazzi with cameras who requested him questions on separation. “It’s a troublesome time,” he mentioned in a video, after admitting he doesn’t really feel proper speaking concerning the scenario whereas strolling on the road.
Hugh, who wore a darkish grey T-shirt and black denims throughout the outing, adopted up his remark with a solution about when his upcoming film, Deadpool 3, is predicted to be launched amid the SAG-AFTRA strike. “Nicely, I can’t actually know till we get again to work,” he mentioned.
The Prisoners star and his now estranged partner, whom he was married to for 27 years, introduced their separation on Friday, in a joint assertion. “We now have been blessed to share nearly three many years collectively as husband and spouse in a beautiful, loving marriage,” Hugh and Deborra-Lee instructed PEOPLE. “Our journey now could be shifting and we have now determined to separate to pursue our particular person development.”
“Our household has been and at all times will likely be our highest precedence,” they continued. “We undertake this subsequent chapter with gratitude, love, and kindness. We significantly respect your understanding in respecting our privateness as our household navigates this transition in all of our lives.”
Shortly after the joint assertion went public, a supply instructed Web page Six that the separation wasn’t a shocking one for the previous lovebirds’ household and associates. “Family and friends knew about it,” the insider mentioned, earlier than additionally including that hassle of their marriage could have began earlier than Hugh returned to Broadway in The Music Man in Feb. 2022.
“Deb wasn’t at rehearsals very a lot,” the supply added, earlier than additionally claiming she “was even noticed snoozing throughout a few of them.” Lastly, the supply concluded that there was no third associate concerned in Hugh and Deborra-Lee’s choice to half methods, and mentioned that that they had merely change into “roommates.”