May 25, 2009

Pike: No idea why Wright romance awry

British actress Rosamund Pike says she has no idea why her filmmaker beau Joe Wright called off their wedding last year.

The pair collaborated on the 2005 big-screen version of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice and dated for several years before splitting up.

I still have no idea why Joe called off the wedding. He was never clear about it. Part of what makes it so confusing, the Web site MI6 quoted Pike as saying in an e-mail to The Guardian that followed up a recent interview. Our Save the Date cards had been sent out; Save the Date cards which had a 1950s-style picture of the two of us in LA, taken by a friend at Christmas, done like an old-fashioned postcard with slightly unreal colors -- we'd both designed it and the design was to make people laugh! Which it did! But no invitations. My mother had to write to everyone to say that the wedding was no longer going to take place. I also think that the stories about Joe being seen in lap dancing clubs are false. It really doesn't sound like him.