“Ach, I’m not really willing to talk about that,” the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again actress, 32, instructed The Guardian on Sunday, May 2. “There is a lot to say, but not now, I’m afraid.”
The Downton Abbey alum was caught kissing West, 51, who’s married to Catherine FitzGerald, whereas in Rome in October 2020. In images revealed by the Daily Mail, West stroked the actress’ hair and so they rode across the Piazza di Pietra and Spanish Steps on an electrical scooter. The Wire actor was not carrying his marriage ceremony ring within the photos.
The newspaper additionally reported the pair spent two nights on the five-star Hotel de la Ville. Every week after the preliminary images have been launched, extra snaps — which confirmed the Pursuit of Love costars hanging out with their arms wrapped round one another — have been revealed. The duo additionally reportedly cuddled and kissed on the aircraft experience residence to the U.Ok.
The pair — who play father and daughter within the upcoming BBC sequence — have been flirty on set, a supply instructed Us Weekly completely on the time.
“Dominic didn’t seem to be trying to hide the fact that he was attracted to her,” the insider mentioned. “The way Dominic was carrying on with Lily people assumed that he was allowed to stray from his marriage.”
A day after the preliminary images have been launched, West and FitzGerald, 49, shared that they have been nonetheless very a lot collectively by kissing and posing for photographers outdoors their Wiltshire, England, residence. They additionally handed a notice to reporters that learn, “Our marriage is strong and we’re very much still together. Thank you.”
The couple, who’ve been married since 2010, share 4 kids: Dora, 15, Senan, 13, Francis, 12, and Christabel, 5. West additionally shares daughter Martha, 23, along with his ex-girlfriend Polly Astor.
Following the incident, a second supply instructed Us completely that the panorama designer and James “were both horrified” by the images.
“Dominic and his wife wanted to put up a united front,” the insider added in regard to the couple’s public look. “[The situation] strained Lily and Dominic’s working and personal relationship too.”
The War & Peace actress, who was rumored to be courting Chris Evans previous to the information, cancelled her upcoming press appearances within the wake of the images’ launch — although she was set to advertise her new movie, Rebecca.
Less than a month after the scandal, she dined out together with her Mamma Mia! costar Dominic Cooper in November 2020. In February, she was noticed kissing Queens of the Stone Age bassist Michael Schuman.