The 51-year-old famous actor Hugh Jackman often faces rumors about his sexual orientation вЂ” some people believe that his marriage is fictitious and he is actually gay. His 64-year-old wife, actress Deborah Lee Furness, decided to dispel them.
In her interview with Anh's Brush With Fame, she commented sarcastically on the gossip about her husband:
He was gay for many years. And I was gay. You know, when I was in вЂњShameвЂќ? Back then I was gay. And everyone was shocked when I got married.
In general, it is just wrong. It is as if someone told Elton John that he was straight. I am sure that he would be angry,
вЂ” She told.
Hugh Jackman and Deborah Lee Furness met on the set of the series "Correlli" in 1995. The actor was 27 years old then, and his future wife вЂ” 40. A year after the meeting, they got married. As Ferness confessed, she felt an amazing connection with Hugh when she met him.
I am happy that I met my other half, whatever it means,
вЂ” she confessed.
The actor himself admitted that at first he was very shy to take the first step and at first he was even shy to talk to Deborah. However, then he quickly confessed his love to her, and since then, they have not parted.
The spouses have no biological children вЂ” after Ferness suffered from several miscarriages, the couple decided to adopt. Now they are raising their 19-year-old son Oscar and 15-year-old daughter Ava.