When Ewan McGregor He left his wife of more than 20 years, Eve Mavrakis, four years ago, sent waves through Hollywood.
The Scottish actor and the French production designer married in 1995, after meeting on the set of the British television series. Kavanagh QC. They share four daughters: Clara Mathilde, Jamiyan, Esther Rose and Anouk.
The couple cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason behind the separation. The news came after the actor was seen kissing his Fargo co-star Mary Elizabeth Winstead in London.
Let’s take a look at how their relationship flourished and the controversy that surrounded it.
December 2016: McGregor and Winstead are cast in the television series. Fargo. Not long after, Winstead apparently dines at McGregor’s house and meets his family.
May 2017: Rumors are circulating that Mavrakis and McGregor separated after 22 years of marriage after Mavrakis was seen shopping without his wedding ring.
October 2017: McGregor and Winstead are seen dining together at a London restaurant, seen sharing a “passionate kiss.”
At the same time, Winstead announces her separation from her partner of 17 years, Riley Stearns. At the time, the split is amicable, but soon becomes complicated after her involvement with McGregor is revealed.
“Sitting here with my best friend who I love with all my heart. We have spent our lives together and it has been full of joy and warmth every day,” he said. Scott Pilgram vs. the world the actress writes at the time in a since deleted Instagram post.
“We decided to leave our marriage, but we will remain best friends and collaborators throughout our days. We will continue to ride or die, just in a different way now. I love you always, Riley.”
November 2017: Mavrakis breaks his silence on the split in a comment left on an Instagram photo.
One follower writes: “I can’t believe Ewan ended things with [Winstead]. You are so much better than him! Take it for every penny you can !!!! “
She responds, “What can I do?”
January 18, 2018: Esther McGregor, then 15, expresses how furious she is about the split, writing about it in her song ‘Made You a Man’.
With lyrics like “I don’t know how to forgive. I don’t know if I can. Ruining myself sure turned you into a man … Seeing those photos, they make me cry … Happy birthday to me, right?” “It is clear how your children feel about the situation.
January 2018: Shortly after Esther’s song, McGregor divorce files de Mavrakis, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason.
Mavrakis tells The Sun that the split was “disappointing and upsetting”
“But my main concern is that our four children are doing well,” he says.
February 2018: Winstead apparently breaks with McGregor after being labeled a “home buster.”
A source says USA Star “Ewan decided to ditch his marriage for Mary and now it seems like he’s lost both of them.”
April 2018: Winstead and McGregor are seen together on the set of Gemini man, dispelling the rumors that have divided.
“The way she put her arm around him when they got out of their trailer and chatted with some of the crew was sweet,” says one reporter.
June 2018: McGregor’s daughter Clara criticizes Winstead on Instagram, calling her “a piece of garbage.”
“The most beautiful and talented woman in the world?” write in a comment below a photo of the actress posted on a fan account. “Oh man, everyone is delirious. The girl is a piece of trash x.”
He later comments back after a user tells him that “it takes two to break up a marriage.”
“Yes, it took two !!” the model replied. “Maria and my father :)”
A source says HollyWoodLife her daughters blame Winstead for “destroying her family.”
“It is especially difficult for Clara because she is the oldest and very protective of her sisters,” they explain. “When he sees them hurt by this divorce, his response is to get angry and lash out at Mary Elizabeth.”
She gets it back negative comment in August 2018, counting The times it was not his best moment.
“I was angry and upset,” she admits. “There was a lot to do and a lot to deal with, not to make excuses or anything like that, but yeah, it wasn’t my best moment.”
2019: McGregor says Men’s diary he feels “happier” in an interview when a journalist says he looks “lighter.”
“Today? Unlike then?” He answers. “I’m better. I’m happier. I think it’s true.”
January 2020: Winstead and McGregor’s relationship remains strong, and the actress raves about how “happy” she is in an interview with Glamor UK.
“Accepting that change is a good thing and it’s okay not to know where that change will take you” was a “big turning point.”
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June 2021: McGregor and Winstead silently welcome a baby.
McGregor’s daughter Clara shares the news via Instagram on June 28. “Welcome to the world, little brother ❤️ congratulations to my dad and Mary, this is the best gift,” he captioned his post.
Ewan’s daughter Esther, 19, also posts, revealing that the baby’s name is Laurie.
“I met my little brother who looked like a pirate. I highly recommend it! Welcome to little Laurie’s family 🥰,” she writes in her own post.
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