Rupert Friend Engaged To Aimee Mullins
Rupert Friend, who stars on Showtime’s Homeland, is engaged to Paralympic athlete Aimee Mullins.
Rupert Friend, Aimee Mullins Engaged
Friend and Mullins’ engagement was announced on Tuesday, at the L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth awards, reported Us Weekly. When Mullins, a L’Oréal spokesperson, was called up to the stage, her recent engagement was revealed. The gathered crowd subsequently applauded the newly betrothed pair.
“It was really sweet because Aimee was tight-lipped about it earlier in the night, not wanting to take attention from the honorees,” an onlooker told People magazine. “[L’Oréal] gave her a congratulatory shout-out when calling her up to the stage, which prompted a ton of applause from the audience,”
“[Friend] was very doting the whole night, pulling out her chair, opening the car door,” the insider added. “They were really adorable, just enjoying the night and each other’s company.”
Friend and Mullins have been dating since 2013. Prior to dating Mullins, Friend was in a five-year relationship with the now-married Keira Knightly until they split in 2011.
“It wasn’t a decision that either of them took lightly,” Knightley’s father William told the Daily Mail at the time. “I know they gave it a great deal of thought. I don’t think there was any one thing that led to their break-up – it was a whole raft of things, I think.”
Reps for Friend and Mullins have yet to officially confirm the engagement.