GEORGE AND AMAL’S DIVORCE SHOCK
AFTER FOUR YEARS OF MARRIAGE AND TWO CHILDREN, THE COUPLE CAN’T AGREE ON ANYTHING
After four “tumultuous” years, George and Amal Clooney’s marriage looks to be hanging by a thread. On their fourth wedding anniversary, an occasion that should have been spent enjoying a romantic night together, the pair were thousands of kilometres apart. While Amal attended the 73rd session of the United Nations Assembly in New York, George was partying with pal Rande Gerber in Los Angeles. “The fact that they couldn’t manage to be in the same city and spend such an important day together is the writing on the wall,” an insider told Life & Style. It doesn’t help that their jobs appear to be pushing them apart. While Amal is increasingly finding herself working in New York, George seems to be spending more time on the other side of the country in LA.
Indeed, the couple have spent over 75 days apart, with Amal a no-show at George’s annual Halloween bash last week. In fact, the last time the couple were photographed together was back on Aug. 12, with those close to the pair stating they are living increasingly “separate lives” and are “over as a couple”.
Their differences were evident at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in May, with insiders noting, “you could cut the tension with a knife”. “George was drinking and having a blast as he socialised with Harry’s friends, unlike Amal who was uptight and unfriendly,” an insider said.
This is perhaps the reason why the couple were a no-show at Princess Eugenie’s wedding last month, despite George being Jack Brooksbank’s boss.
However, despite the split speculation and their lack of time together, there’s no doubt George and Amal’s bond still remains strong. At a recent event George jokingly introduced himself as “Amal Clooney’s husband”.
“I’m always very proud of her when I see her speaking at the International Court of Appeals in Strasbourg, you know, with her robe on – it’s very impressive,” he gushed.
However, despite the fact the possibility of a split is unlikely, it appears the couple still can’t help bickering.
According to the source, Amal, 40, is not happy with 57-year-old George’s lifestyle. Since their 16-month-old twins
Alexander and Ella were born, the human rights lawyer has set up a series of strict rules and even a curfew.
“She doesn’t want George out late with his friends, coming home late and waking up the twins,” the insider added.
The actor’s decision to extend his Halloween party from one night to two infuriated Amal, and another source claimed she told him to “stop acting like America’s No.1 frat boy” and to stop concerning himself with party planning.
Friends close to the power couple also tell Globe that the pair can’t agree on anything and clash at any given moment, with Amal’s strong views causing the bulk of the tension.
“They fight over everything large and small and he’s getting so tired of getting beaten down by her intellect and superior way of speaking that he’s willing to walk.”
According to the source, one of the most fraught topics is George’s booze business, their money and his showbiz friends that Amal “can’t or won’t relate to”.
The insider says Amal “has been on his back over his reckless behaviour” ever since his scooter accident in July this year “and how he needs to be more responsible now that he’s a husband and father”.
The source also claims rumours are flying that Amal may be pregnant with what was supposed to be a marriage-saving third baby. Given those statistics, hopefully the couple will make their marriage work.
George and Amal’s jobs seem to be keeping them at opposite ends of the US, pushing them apart – even on their fourth wedding anniversary. 87 DAYS APART
George was busy partying with friends Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford in Las Vegas on Oct. 27.