Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup Spark Marriage Speculation: Details

Naomi Watts and Partner Billy Crudup Wear Matching Rings, Spark Marriage Speculation

Billy Crudup and Naomi Watts.
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Months after Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup sparked hypothesis that they’d secretly gotten engaged, rumors have swirled that the duo privately wed.

The Australia native and Crudup, each 54, have been noticed side-by-side in New York Metropolis on Friday, June 9, the place Watts surprised in a lacy, white Oscar de la Renta robe and matching blazer, based on photographs obtained by Web page Six. She additionally held a small bouquet of snow-colored flowers. The Morning Present star, for his half, opted for a navy swimsuit. The twosome additionally wore coordinating rings.

Neither Watts nor Crudup, who began courting in 2017, have publicly addressed the present standing of their relationship.

The duo first met once they performed an onscreen married couple on Netflix’s Gypsy. By August 2017, Us Weekly confirmed they have been in a real-life relationship. “Naomi and Billy are courting, however within the early phases,” an insider instructed Us on the time. “They’re very into one another.”

Because the Infinite Storm star’s romance with Crudup continued to warmth up, they fueled hypothesis that they have been engaged earlier this yr. Watts stepped out in NYC in April sporting a diamond ring on her left hand. Neither the Stripes founder nor the New York native responded to Us’ request for remark on the time.

Months earlier, Watts had opened as much as Us about her dynamic with Crudup, together with how they celebrated her birthday in September 2022.

“I had only a quiet dinner on the precise birthday as a result of it was on a Wednesday,” she completely instructed Us that October. “Only a college night time with the children and Billy. After which on the weekend, I had some buddies over, simply [for] drinks and meals. It was beautiful.”

Watts was beforehand in a long-term relationship with Liev Schreiber, with whom she coparents youngsters Sasha, 16, and Kai, 15. The previous couple ultimately referred to as it quits in 2016 however have since remained supportive coparents.

“It’s at all times onerous, you understand? You construct a life with somebody and issues change. And I believe the way in which that we’ve checked out it’s that we’ll at all times be companions and that’s what sort of retains us collectively and retains us amicable,” the 55-year-old Ray Donovan alum — who has moved on with girlfriend Taylor Neisen — stated throughout a January 2018 look on Sunday At present With Willie Geist. “However I believe we’re greater than that, I believe we additionally genuinely actually care about one another.”

Schreiber added on the time: “It’s necessary to assist one another, you understand? It’s actually necessary. I used to be making some jokes this morning at breakfast about mommy with the [kids], and their eyes gentle up once I discuss her. You may see how necessary it’s to them that their dad and mom care about one another and that it doesn’t matter what occurs, you proceed to try to do this.”