11 Things You Didn’t Know About Hugh Jackman And Deborra-Lee’s Relationship

  
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9. The Engagement

After deciding there was no point in trying to reject the feelings they had, they immediately fell in love, and Jackman knew right away he wanted to marry her. “I decided, I won’t ask her to marry me for six months. Then after four months I thought, that’s the most ridiculous rule!” Three and a half months into their relationship, Jackman had a platinum and rose-gold diamond ring custom designed for Furness. He then planned a romantic and surprise proposal with the help of a friend which included setting up a beautiful table with croissants and flowers beside a lake at a botanical garden. He simply asked Furness to go on an early morning walk with him, and when she saw the table, “Deb just stopped and said, ‘Oh, my God, it’s gorgeous,'” Jackman revealed. He added that at that moment a group of schoolgirls stopped and watched, “I whispered in her ear, ‘Surprise,'” and then got down on one knee and proposed. The schoolgirls then asked Deborra what she answered so, “Deb stood on top of the table and called out, ‘I said yes!'”

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8. The Wedding

Eleven months after his romantic proposal, Jackman and Furness were married. The two said “I do” on April 11, 1996 at St. John’s in Toork, Victoria. Much to their dismay, many have called their marriage a “sham” insisting that Jackman is actually gay. While Jackman doesn’t really care about the rumors, he says that his wife is a “justice freak,” and “When she hears the gossip, she finds it hard to shut up about it. It’s frustrating that she doesn’t have a voice in the situation.”

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