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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.

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