Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale discussed getting married.
The 41-year-old actress and 51-year-old actor, who have children Rocco, five, and Rafa, three, have been in a relationship for nine years and want to finally make it official, although the COVID-19 pandemic has shelved its plans.
Speaking to Australia’s Good Weekend, Rose said, “I keep saying, ‘Let’s get down to business, let’s do this.’ And then, you know, you have a child, and then, oh, there is another child. It was like that for us. I love weddings and I know people [for whom] this is an important thing and I totally respect that. I think it was just for us, we didn’t do it, we will do it, then no! Pandemic. “
Meanwhile, Rose reported that COVID hit them as Bobby lost several friends to the virus.
The actress, who moved with her family from Brooklyn, New York, to Sydney during the pandemic, said: “It was scary trying to figure out how to get out and be safe. And nobody knew anything, right? We were all like that. in this boat: “What is this?” There was a very, very strange atmosphere in the city. Bobby and I went to watch North Country Girl on Broadway, then two days later, Broadway closed, and by that weekend it was terrible. it was a tsunami, a tidal wave, this terrible thing was coming, then it just came, and it was like, “Wow.” Then the people we knew began to understand this. Bobby has lost friends. “
Rose also talked about her late friend Heath Ledger, who died in 2008, and praised him for taking care of her when she first moved to Hollywood.
She said, “This is an amazing city, but I had friends. Heath was a good friend of mine. We made a film together. [‘Two Hands’ in 1999] and he was incredibly generous. He took me under his wing and helped me for the first few years, always invited me, auditioned for his films, put me in his house.
“I mean, listen, this is obviously a tragedy. We came here together, then his career went like a freight train, and … it’s so sad. He had electrical energy. “