Heartbreak to Happiness: Jessie Buckley’s Journey from Acrimonious Split to Secret Wedding Bliss
Acclaimed actress Jessie Buckley, known for her Oscar-nominated performance in “The Lost Daughter,” has overcome heartbreak after an acrimonious split with James Norton.
The actress, who previously met Norton on the set of “War and Peace,” faced further emotional turmoil when Norton got engaged to fellow actress Imogen Poots.
However, Buckley, 34, has now found solace and triumphed over her past by secretly marrying a man named ‘Freddie’ whom she met on a blind date.
Secretive Bliss: Buckley Keeps Husband’s Surname Private – Reveals Only Details from Blind Date Setup
Maintaining an air of privacy, Buckley chose not to disclose her husband’s surname, introducing him simply as ‘Freddie.’
The English mental health worker from Islington, north London, entered Buckley’s life through a blind date orchestrated by their mutual friend, Marc Robinson, a music boss with whom she collaborated on the 2018 film “Wild Rose.”
Wedding Whispers: A Cozy Norfolk Ceremony and Multiple Post-Nuptial Holidays
The couple, who now share homes in east London and Norfolk, exchanged vows in a cozy Norfolk wedding last summer.
The ceremony held sentimental value as the pair initially fell in love in Suffolk.
Their wedding was a laid-back affair, with friends Lori and Laura, proprietors of the Towpath cafe in Dalston, providing catering.
Describing the day, Buckley reminisces about the keg of Guinness and cheese toasties, expressing her delight.
Beyond the Honeymoon: A Year to Cherish Amid Hollywood Strike
Rather than settling for a typical honeymoon, Buckley and Freddie embraced multiple post-nuptial holidays, enjoying a leisurely year due to the Hollywood strike.
Their travels were not conventional honeymoons but rather impromptu getaways with friends, encapsulating the joy of a stress-free year to ‘hang out.’
Old Houses and New Beginnings: Choosing Norfolk Over Suffolk
Initially considering Suffolk as their post-wedding abode, the couple changed course after friends showcased an old house in Norfolk.
The 1500s-era residence, despite being somewhat dilapidated and orange, captured their hearts. The decision to reside there marked a new chapter for the pair, emphasizing the charm of the ancient dwelling.
A Royal Honor: Nicholas Soames Represents King Charles at Baroness Boothroyd’s Thanksgiving Service
In a new honor, former defense minister Nicholas Soames was chosen to represent King Charles at the thanksgiving service for Baroness (Betty) Boothroyd at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey.
The 75-year-old Lord Soames, an old friend of the monarch, reflects on his past support during the ‘War of the Waleses’ and acknowledges the challenging times marked by Princess Diana’s accusations against Charles.
Rod Stewart’s Quirky Birthday: Bandaged Hand and Colorful Attire Raise Questions
Sir Rod Stewart, the energetic septuagenarian, sported a bandaged right hand as he emerged from London’s Kit Kat Club, sparking curiosity about potential birthday celebration aftermath.
The drab bandage contrasted starkly with his vibrant attire, including a red waistcoat, ochre velvet jacket, and bronze brogues.
The singer’s choice of fashion raised questions, especially considering his wife Penny Lancaster’s recent appearance on crutches.
Antiques Roadshow Critique: Frank Skinner Takes Aim at Outfits of Specialists
Comic Frank Skinner, a fan of Antiques Roadshow, voiced his concerns about the outfits worn by some specialists on the show.
Expressing discomfort with canary yellow blazers, cravats, monocles, and other eccentric accessories, Skinner questions why antiques experts can’t adopt a more conventional suit-and-tie attire instead of dressing like ‘fools.’
Blair’s Silent Connection: Institute for Global Change and Sam Bankman-Fried’s Controversial Link
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Institute for Global Change is set to receive a substantial sum of $272 million from American billionaire Larry Ellison’s foundation.
However, Blair’s association with another American billionaire, Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, remains shrouded in silence.
Bankman-Fried, convicted of fraud and money laundering in 2023, had shared the stage with Blair in the Bahamas, raising questions about Blair’s fees for the event.
Rege-Jean Page’s Million-Dollar Success: Bridgerton Star’s Earnings Surge
Rege-Jean Page, renowned for his role in Netflix’s Bridgerton, has not only become a heartthrob but also a financial success.
The 35-year-old actor, expected to succeed Daniel Craig as James Bond, has amassed £1.3 million through his performing arts company, Bowl Laminate.
With assets offsetting bills, Page’s accumulated earnings stand at an impressive £1 million, marking a £300,000 increase from the previous year.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn