In a surprising turn of events, Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-lee Furness have revealed their decision to separate after nearly 27 years of marriage. The beloved couple, known for their enduring love story, shared the news with their fans and the public in a joint statement to People magazine.
“We have been blessed to share almost three decades together as husband and wife in a wonderful, loving marriage. Our journey now is shifting, and we have decided to separate to pursue our individual growth,” read the heartfelt statement from Hugh and Deborra.
The couple emphasized that their family remains their highest priority throughout this difficult time. They expressed their gratitude, love, and kindness as they embark on this new chapter in their lives. Their statement also included a request for privacy as their family navigates this significant transition.
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness, both celebrated figures in the entertainment industry, are parents to two adopted children, Oscar and Ava, whom they have raised together. Their unwavering commitment to family has been a cornerstone of their relationship.
Their love story began in 1995 when they crossed paths on the set of the Australian TV series “Corelli.” Within a year of meeting, they exchanged vows on April 11, 1996, marking the beginning of their enduring bond.
One notable aspect of their relationship has been the age difference between Hugh and Deborra, with Deborra being 13 years older than Hugh. This unique characteristic of their partnership has been a subject of fascination for fans and the media throughout their marriage.
Hugh Jackman once fondly reminisced about their first meeting, stating, “Deb, she was a big star. I get picked up, and Deb is in the front seat of the car. I’ll never forget. She took off her seatbelt and she turned around and put out her hand and took off her sunglasses and said, ‘Hi, I’m Deborra-lee Furness, nice to meet you.’ I remember thinking, ‘I like this girl.’”
As the world reacts to the news of their separation, fans and well-wishers are undoubtedly sending their support to Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness as they embark on separate journeys while cherishing the shared memories of their remarkable union.
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