Hugh Jackman Opens Up About Separation: A Candid Conversation
Hugh Jackman opens up about the challenging period following his separation from Deborra-Lee Furness. Learn more about their decision and Jackman's candid reflections.
Hugh Jackman recently opened up about the challenging period he's currently navigating, following his separation from ex-wife Deborra-Lee Furness. Here's the latest.
In a recent encounter, Hugh Jackman addressed the challenging period he's currently navigating, following his separation from ex-wife Deborra-Lee Furness. Here are the details.
Hugh Jackman finds himself in the midst of a "difficult" phase.
The renowned 'Logan' actor revealed on Friday (15.09.23) that he and Deborra-Lee Furness, who share children Oscar (23) and Ava (18), have chosen to go their separate ways after an impressive 27 years of marriage. Though he's not ready to discuss the intricacies of the separation at this moment, he openly admitted that it hasn't been an easy time for him.
During an encounter with a paparazzi videographer in New York City on Saturday (16.09.23), captured by TMZ, Hugh responded, "It doesn't feel quite right talking about it on the street, but I appreciate your thoughts, man."
"It's a difficult time..."
The reporter then inquired about the 54-year-old actor's return to work on 'Deadpool 3,' which is currently on hold due to the ongoing Hollywood strikes. Hugh responded, "I can't really say until [the strikes end], but hopefully soon, I hope."
Earlier, Hugh Jackman was spotted riding his bicycle without his wedding ring. The actor was photographed without the ring on his left hand, adopting a casual look for the daytime, complete with a pair of sunglasses. You can view the image shared by Page Six on Twitter (now X):
'The Greatest Showman' actor and his estranged wife announced their separation in a joint statement. They conveyed to People magazine, "We have been fortunate to spend nearly three decades together as a loving, married couple. Our journey is now taking a different path, and we have decided to separate to pursue our individual growth."
"Our family has always been and will continue to be our top priority. We embark on this new chapter with gratitude, love, and kindness. We deeply appreciate your understanding and respect for our privacy as our family navigates this transitional period in our lives."
The statement was signed by "Deb and Hugh Jackman," and they concluded, "This will be the only statement from either of us."
The couple first met on the set of the Australian TV series 'Correlli' in 1995, and Hugh had previously described it as love at first sight for him.
In a 2018 interview on the 'Today' show, he stated, "I knew two weeks into meeting Deb that we were going to be together for the rest of our lives.