Hugh Jackman separates from Deborra-Lee after 27 years of marriage: “Our journey has changed”

Hollywood has gone into shock. The protagonist of Wolverine and his wife announced their separation this Friday through a joint statement: “We have been fortunate to share almost three decades together as husband and wife in a wonderful and loving marriage. Our journey is now changing and we have decided to separate to pursue our individual growth”.

Hugh Jackman (54) y Deborra-Lee (67) have two children together, both adopted, Oscar (23) and Ava (18): “Our family has been and always will be our top priority. We face this next chapter with gratitude, love and kindness. We greatly appreciate your understanding in respect our privacy as we go through this transition in our lives,” the note concludes.

Last April, the Australian actor, who has been fighting skin cancer for years, declared his love for Deborra-Lee to celebrate their 27th wedding anniversary: ​​”I love you Deb. Today is our 27th wedding anniversary. “27 YEARS!! I love you so much. Together we have created a beautiful family. And a life. Your laughter, your spirit, generosity, humor, sass, courage and loyalty is an incredible gift to me. I love you with all my heart.” .

They met during the filming of an Australian television series in 1995. He had a partner but the crush was instantaneous: just four months later he asked her to marry him and they married in Melbourne less than a year later, on April 11, 1996. She already She was an actress with a consolidated career, but she put her work aside to focus on her family: “From almost the moment we met, I knew that our destiny was to be together.”