Estranged from her husband, Hugh Jackman, Deborra-Lee Furness made her first public statement since the news of their separation after 27 years of marriage. The Australian actress surprised Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O Henderson, hosts of “The Kyle & Jackie O Show,” when she unexpectedly answered a call from them. The hosts admitted to calling her by mistake, but Furness graciously thanked them for their well wishes. Despite the interruption, she seemed unfazed and appreciative of their support.
Hugh Jackman, known for his role in the “X-Men” series, and his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, shocked the world with their recent announcement of separation. In a joint statement to People magazine, they revealed, “We have been blessed to share almost three decades together as husband and wife in a wonderful, loving marriage.” While they acknowledged their decision to separate, they emphasized that their family remains their highest priority.
When approached by a cameraman in New York City, Jackman briefly addressed the split, expressing discomfort discussing it on the street but acknowledging the support from others. He admitted, “It’s a difficult time.” Despite the separation, the former couple has maintained constant communication and still consider each other friends. Sources close to the pair reveal that they have spoken and seen each other regularly, highlighting their commitment to navigate this challenging time together.
Insiders familiar with the couple’s relationship reveal that the split had been a long time coming, and their friends and family were aware of their struggles. According to a Broadway insider, “It happened a while ago.” While the precise details of their separation remain private, it is evident that deep-rooted issues ultimately led to their decision to part ways.
Jackman and Furness first crossed paths while filming the series “Correlli” in 1995. Their connection was undeniable, and they tied the knot a year later. The couple went on to have two children together, and their marriage became a symbol of enduring love in the public eye.
Deborra-Lee Furness’s unexpected radio interview shed light on her feelings amidst her separation from Hugh Jackman. Despite the difficulty of the situation, both parties have expressed their commitment to maintaining friendship and prioritizing their family. The insight provided by sources close to them suggests that their separation had been a long time coming. As the public continues to follow their journey, it is clear that their story is a testament to the complexities of relationships, even those that seem idyllic from the outside.