Hugh Jackman looks somber as he steps out with Ryan Reynolds in NYC – after shock split from wife Deborra-Lee Furness following 27-year marriage
Hugh Jackman looks glum as he steps out to New York with Ryan Reynolds – following shock divorce from wife Deborra-Lee Furness after 27 years of marriage
Hugh Jackman looked somber as he spent time with close friend Ryan Reynolds in New York on Monday, just days after his shock split from wife Deborra-Lee Furness was announced.
The Wolverine actor, 53, who was married to Furness, 67, for 27 years, was pensive as he chatted with his longtime friend and co-star Reynolds during a day off.
Jackman wore a black jacket over a white T-shirt, pants and sneakers and had a bushy beard.
Reynolds, who shares four children with wife Blake Lively, wore a black jacket, gray pants and a baseball cap as he chatted with his friend.
This weekend, Jackman was spotted without his wedding ring while running errands around town after announcing his split from his longtime partner.
Duo: Hugh Jackman looked somber as he spent time with close friend Ryan Reynolds in New York on Monday – just days after his shock split from wife Deborra-Lee Furness was announced
Shock split: The Wolverine actor, 53, was married to Furness, 67, for 27 years and the couple share two children (pictured May 2023)
On Friday, Jackman and Furness – who have been married for 27 years – released a joint statement confirming their separation.
The couple announced they would be filing for divorce after nearly thirty years of marriage.
“We are blessed to have had a beautiful, loving marriage together as husband and wife for nearly three decades,” they said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE.
“Our journey is now changing and we have decided to separate to pursue our individual growth,” the couple explained as the reason for ending their marriage.
“Our family is and always will be our top priority,” the statement continued. “We undertake this next chapter with gratitude, love and kindness.”
They also added, “We greatly appreciate your understanding in respecting our privacy as our family navigates this transition throughout our lives.”
The Australian couple share two adult children together: son Oscar, 23, and daughter Ava, 18.
Jackman briefly spoke to paparazzi on the street on Saturday and admitted that he and his soon-to-be ex-wife are struggling with their divorce.
Casual: Jackman wore a black jacket over a white T-shirt, pants and sneakers and had a bushy beard
Chat: Reynolds, who shares four children with wife Blake Lively – wore a black jacket, gray pants and a baseball cap as he chatted with his friend
Lots to talk about: the pair were deep in conversation as they walked
Joke: The pair shared a joke while strolling around the city
Casual cool: Reynolds is a father of four with wife Blake Lively
Ready for divorce: On Friday, Jackman and Furness issued a joint statement confirming their divorce (2017 photo)
While walking down a street, he announced that “it’s a tough time,” but declined to talk further about the breakup.
Last April, the couple had just celebrated their anniversary and Jackman posted a sparkling tribute to his wife on Instagram.
“I love you Deb. Today is our 27th wedding anniversary. 27 years! I love you so much,” the actor wrote in his caption.
‘Together we have created a beautiful family. And life. Your smile, your spirit, generosity, humor, boldness, courage and loyalty are an incredible gift to me. I love you with all my heart,” he shared in the heartfelt post.