For Colin Firth, love doesn’t last three years … but just over twenty. Two years ago, in 2016, the actor and the one who was still his wife announced their surprise divorce. “Colin and Livia Firth have separated. They keep a close friendship and remain united in their love for their children”, could one read in a press release published then. In fact, it had been several years since their union was on the wane. Three years earlier, Livia had revealed to the actor had had an affair with an Italian journalist. And if they tried somehow to put the pieces of their story together, the situation never improved. Worse still, the ex-couple ended up filing a complaint against Marco Branaccia, who allegedly harassed Livia after their breakup. A version of facts that the journalist has always strongly contested?
“She wanted to leave Colin for me. My ‘harassment’ consisted of two messages via WhatsApp after she ended our relationship in June 2016, and an email, he had defended in the columns of The Times. I wrote Colin an email about my relationship with Livia, which I now regret sending, and she filed a complaint against me. ” With People, he returned to his affair with Livia: “The truth is that Livia and I have known each other since we were young, and between 2015 and 2016, we had an 11-month relationship. When it ended. In June 2016, I immediately stopped calling him. I sent him two messages on WhatsApp, a message for his birthday and an email to Colin, which I quickly sincerely regretted. ” But the damage was already done and the Firth couple could never function again.
Has Colin Firth found love again?
As a reminder, the two met in 1996 on the set of Nostromo. Quickly fell in love, they married the following year before welcoming two children: Luca and Matteo. Despite their separation, the producer and the actor continue to keep excellent relations, in particular for the good of their boys. For the birthday of her ex besides, Livia had seized her Instagram account to publish several photos which amused Internet users. Since their divorce, Colin Firth and his ex-wife have done everything to keep their romantic lives a secret. A few months ago, however, the Oscar-winning actor was seen with presenter Joanna Gosling in a London park. In photos published on the Daily Mail, we saw the two very close and accomplices. Rumors that have never been confirmed or disproved …
Colin and Livia Firth © SGP