Natalie Portman has been spotted without her wedding ring following reports of her husband Benjamin Millepied ‘cheating’.
The Black Swan actor, 42, was seen on an outing in Sydney without her wedding or engagement rings, Hello! reported.
Oscar-winner Natalie appeared at this year’s Angel City Equity Summit at the city’s Opera House, posing for a group photo with other panelists and guests that show her bare hand.
It comes after claims Benjamin, 46, cheated on his wife of more than 10 years with ‘a 25-year-old’ climate activist.
Natalie and Benjamin tied the knot in 2012 after meeting on the set of Black Swan four years prior. The pair share two children together – son Aleph, 12, and daughter Amalia, 6.
However, reports have emerged that Benjamin struck up a relationship with 25-year-old French activist Camille Etienne.
It’s been reported that while the couple had separated last year, they managed to ‘work through their relationship woes’, as reported by Page Six.
However, it appears Benjamin went on to cheat on his wife after pictures taken in France suggest that the former New York City Ballet principal dancer has been spending time with the young climate activist after the pair were seen entering and exiting his office building last week.
A source told the publication that the pair have not split and are trying to work through the allegations.
‘They have not split and are trying to work things out,’ the insider said.
‘Ben is doing everything he can to get Natalie to forgive him. He loves her and their family.
‘She is incredibly private. Her biggest focus right now is protecting the kids.’
An additional source also told People the affair was an ‘enormous mistake’, but was ‘short-lived and is over.’
It’s been said that it was an ‘open secret’ on the set of Natalie’s most recent film project, May December, which was shot late last year, that the pair were ‘having problems.’
The reports followed a piece published in the French magazine Voici that said Natalie had ‘discovered the affair’ in ‘early March.’
Metro.co.uk has contacted representatives for Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied for comment.
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