Hugh Grant is issuing a correction to the web about his marriage.
The British actor made headlines in 2018 when he tied the knot for the primary time at age 57. Now, he is clearing up gossip about that union to Anna Eberstein, with whom he shares three kids.
The Four Weddings and a Funeral and Love Actually star, now 60, shared a screenshot, despatched by a good friend, with search outcomes for “Hugh Grants spouse” which notes within the first hit that he married the Swedish TV producer “for passport causes.”
“No I did not, web,” Grant wrote. “I married her as a result of I like her.”
The article in query leads again to an interview Grant gave USA Today a month after he was married. In it, he mentioned he and Eberstein agree that “marriage is a reasonably preposterous social assemble” nevertheless it was “a pleasant factor to do” as dad and mom of three kids.
Though he famous that it additionally made touring smoother.
“I did not like going via immigration into international locations the place they’d say, ‘Everyone with a Grant passport, over right here, and all of the others via there,'” he informed the outlet, noting Eberstein “went via with the nannies. That appeared all mistaken.”
When it was identified that swimmer Michael Phelps married to make journey simpler forward forward of the Rio Olympics, Grant mentioned, “Did he? Well, we’re very related in some ways.”
Grant and Eberstein exchanged vows in a small ceremony in May 2018. Leading as much as that, the film star —whose exes together with long-time love and nonetheless shut good friend Elizabeth Hurley — after growing a popularity for being marriage-averse. But he has since mentioned that when he dedicated, he was completely happy he did.
“Well, I used to be simply plain mistaken,” Grant mentioned in 2019 of being in opposition to marriage. “And kids, . I used to roll my eyes. People would say, ‘Oh Hugh you don’t perceive it,’ however they had been proper.”
Grant additionally grew to become a dad later in life, welcoming his first youngster at age 51. In addition to the three children children he has with Eberstein, he has two with ex-girlfriend Tinglan Hong.
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