Russell Crowe has cleared up recent media reports that he and girlfriend Britney Theriot eloped in Rome – and the actor has confirmed that no, they are not married.
I Hughesy, Ed and Erin from 2Day FM The breakfast show got the scoop this morning, with host Erin Molan personally texting Crowe during the show to congratulate him on his marriage.
It turns out that Crowe didn’t hear his good news, as Molan revealed that his first response was just a question mark.
“Hussey just told me you married Britt?” – she answered. “Let me guess, he read something and believed it?”
“It’s terrible for me and for my relationship with Russell,” Hughes quipped, accusing his colleague of throwing him under the bus.
Crowe then wrote back: “Yeah, good guess. We are not married.”
The false report first appeared this week A new ideawho stated that the “Romantic Rusty” had “run away in Rome”.
“Insiders suspect love-struck Russell has taken the next step with his partner of two years and married her in Italy!” – announced the tabloid, which he later reported with bated breath Daily Mail yesterday.
Hughes joked that he couldn’t believe the story was fake considering it started in A new idea.
“A new idea something wrong? Maybe Russell is lying – A new idea make no mistake about it,” Molan said.
“They’re going to have to go back to all those service stations and grab all those magazines and grind them up — of course,” Hughes said.
So, no wedding bells yet, but Crowe’s relationship with American actor-turned-real estate agent Theriot seems to be going from strength to strength.
Crowe, 58, made his red carpet debut with Theriot, 39 premiere of his latest filmPoker Face in Rome last month. The usually private couple first sparked romance rumors when they were spotted kissing in November 2020.
Crowe was previously married to Australian actress and singer Danielle Spencer from 2003 to 2012. The former couple have two sons: Charles, 18, and Tennyson, 16.
Originally published as Russell Crowe opens up about big rumors about his love life