It's splitsville for actress
and her Swiss multi-millionaire fiancé
Arpad "Arki" Busson
, according to multiple reports.
A snitch close to the former lovebirds - who were engaged for more than a year - says the pair called it quits on November 15 (props for keeping that hush hush and on the QT, guys), reports
"The engagement ended awhile back – almost two months ago," the source told the mag. "They remain friends."
Of course they do. Yeah right.
The pair started dating in late 2007 and announced their engagement last June - after Busson proposed with an eight-plus carat ring.
Ironically, word at the water cooler suggests the
star and her moneybags fiancé stuck a fork in their relationship and declared it done after a row about...money, so says New York gossip column
muses that the moneyman allegedly lost a lot of dough in the
, hinting that the stress of the loss caused ructions in the relationship department.
Blah blah and blah, Adams goes on to say the couple had a small "spat" and that Thurman walked out in a snippy "huff", indignantly suggesting the engagement be broken off...without really meaning it. But it was too late, Thurman's tanty had planted a seed of doubt in Busson's brain and he pulled the plug on their relationship.
Snitches say Busson (who has two children with former squeeze
) is "beside himself" over the end of their engagement. But it sounds as though Thurman is ready to move on and is likely to return her former fella's possessions - including the sparkler.
The source added: "She will probably give it back. She wants to return everything that is his."
Tongues are also wagging that the practicalities of running a long-distance relationship just didn't measure up. Thurman's camped in Los Angeles, while Busson's stationed in London - close to his ex Macpherson and their kids.
'I'm not in a rush to do anything'
Thurman revealed in an interview with
magazine in September that she had no plans to join her man in London, because she wanted her kids to stay in LA and be close to their father, actor
She also spilled that she was in no rush to get hitched.
"I'm happily engaged but we haven't set a wedding up," she said.
"I'm not in a rush to do anything. One day we'll do it, when we're ready. We can't live anywhere else because my children's father lives here. We'll figure it out."
Looks like they have figured it out. Shame.
Hopefully Thurman's split has nothing to do with the fact that she still loves her ex Hawke.
Last month she revealed: "I love the man still. Hey, we have two kids together. That's very special. I'll always love him."
But as one romance hits the skids, another blossoms into a
Mickey Rourke 'engaged to Russian model'
Hollywood bad boy
has popped the question to his 24-year-old girlfriend, Russian model
, and plans to get hitched early next year, snitches say.
Twice-wed Rourke, 57, has been dating his new leading lady since the beginning of the year and proposed to the glamour kitten over dinner last week.
So smitten is Rourke with his Russian doll, he's prepared to go native and trot his fiancé up the aisle in her home country, according to several reports.
A snitch said: "They haven't booked a venue or made any solid plans. He just knows he wants to do it in April, and he's been asking what is involved in a traditional Russian wedding ceremony."
Good luck to them. Let's be honest, they're gonna need it.
thinks the media leave him alone because he's so "boring".
Damon - married to former bartender
Luciana Bozán Barroso
— says the answer lies in the fact that he's hitched to a 'civilian' and not a celebrity.
"I think I'm pretty lucky, yeah," he said. "I think it's a lot of luck, and, you know, I'm married to a normal person. Well, not normal person. Civilian, I should say. That really does help.
"Those magazines, they sell sex and scandal.
"If your narrative is a little more boring, like mine, they kind of leave you alone."
Victoria's not so subtle secret
has been let loose on the steamy new advert for lingerie firm Victoria's Secret.
The ad features a plethora of scantily-clad models, including Aussie siren
, cavorting in a dusty desert in heels, set to heavy metal music and surrounded by pointless explosions and hovering helicopters.
It's all meant to be about offering someone "one gift" of "a thousand fantasies" this Christmas... but it's about as festive as a hunk of coal in your Christmas stocking.
Very pretty, Michael.
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