Lily James cancelled her ‘Today’ interview following her affair with Dominic West

Lily James attends the Burberry fashion show

Dominic West cheated on his wife Catherine FitzGerald with Lily James in Rome. Lily and Dominic flew out together to Rome, then spent three days and nights banging there, then they returned home to England. Lily apparently went back to her London home and “hid out,” avoiding the paparazzi and everyone else. Dominic organized that crazy photocall outside of his home with his wife and a handwritten note saying that their marriage was fine. There’s been a lot of talk about open marriages, mistresses and slut-shaming. I’ve maintained that I feel like Lily and Dominic are both to blame for this mess, but he needs to shoulder more blame – he’s the married one, he’s the one forcing his mistress to lie to his wife, and he’s the one orchestrating this disaster. I would also argue that Dominic has run back to his protected domestic married life and left Lily out there, unprotected, to defend herself from HIS mess. Which brings me to this – Lily has already begun to promote Netflix’s Rebecca, but now she’s cancelling interviews.

Lily James has canceled a planned appearance on the “Today” show after being pictured cavorting with married co-star Dominic West, Page Six is told. James was slated to appear live on the third hour of the NBC show on Monday to promote her new Netflix drama “Rebecca,” alongside co-star Armie Hammer.

An NBC source confirmed that James and Hammer had canceled their “Today” show interview. The British actress, 31, who has the lead role in the adaption of Daphne du Maurier’s famous novel, was then due to continue her week of promotion with a spot on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” on Thursday. It’s not yet known whether she’ll still appear.

James was still slated to appear on the “Today” show when Page Six reached out to NBC sources on Friday, but she pulled out over the weekend, we’re told.

[From Page Six]

I mean, maybe this is just about Lily not wanting to travel in a pandemic. Oh wait – she flew out to Rome for three days for no other reason than a pandemic affair with a married dude. So yeah, it’s probably not about travel concerns. Her concerns are about Hoda Kotb or Savannah Guthrie saying, “So what’s going on with Dominic West??” And damn, Armie Hammer could have done the interview solo! But I guess that might be worse, because Armie is constantly putting his foot in his mouth.

Lily James attends the2019 Into Film Awards

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  1. Silver Charm says:

    Lily really could just say that out of respect for Dominic and his wife she’s not going to comment and be done with it. She’s not that big of a star and most of the attention has been on Dominic anyway so backing out just brings it back to the forefront.

    • Katie says:

      he’s more famous than her?

      • Silver Charm says:

        I didn’t say that. I meant he took most of the heat bc of the photo op and hand written letter stunt. We were already moving on and this brings her name back to everyone’s minds.

    • Embee says:

      That would be the professional thing to do. But she’s unprofessional. It’s not fair but women are unjustly judged by the men with whom they spend time. Moreover, a bad choice of partner (I recognize this was a fling, but still) will cost you more than you can imagine in time and heartbreak, as well as financially. See: Cardi B. Choose wisely. Assess a future partner accurately and adjust accordingly. You can love someone and not choose to merge your life with theirs.

      • Julie says:

        Embee, PREACH. That is some of the best marriage advice I’ve ever heard

      • SM says:

        I would agree that women too often are judged by personal choices like who they date. But that doesn’t apply to her or this case. A simple google search and she would know he is married with 4 kids. Saying that there is no responsibility of a woman involved in cheating and only of the married men, we simply take any agency away from women like a woman can not understand the meaning of being the other women. In this case we also suggest that women not unlike the men are moved by the sexual desires and that eclipses their ability to judge right from wrong. An excuse cheating men used for centuries.

  2. lola says:

    I know that you guys do a stellar job of choosing the perfect photos for your posts, but Lily James looks bad in every single one I’ve seen of her, here and on other sides.
    Like she’s constipated or smelling something bad or she looks like she thinks she’s better than anyone else.
    Can someone please teach her how to pose! Are her photo shoots as bad as her red carpet pics?!

    • LaraK says:

      It’s because she has teeny eyes, and wears bad makeup (I.e. makeup that emphasizes how small they are)

      So she is in a constant state of RBF.

      • Gutterflower says:

        l was just coming to say she always looks super bitchy in pics, and I don’t see her appeal. I’m not a dude though, so I must be missing something.

      • Arb says:

        I’ve never looked that good a day in my life. Let’s just pull back from the hypercritical looks critiques. She did a really bad thing. That doesn’t mean we should start with the bullying comments.

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      She doesn’t really know how to pose and often has her mouth open – she’s a pretty girl and TBH she sometimes looks strung out.

      • Myra says:

        I’ve never seen her in any movie or TV productions or none that I can remember, but from her pictures it seems that she is someone that probably looks good in person. She just doesn’t photograph well.

      • minx says:

        I thought she was lovely in Downton Abbey and other projects. I agree that still pictures don’t do her justice.

      • nicole says:

        I think, she’s trying to emulate JLo’s sultry looks but fails…miserably.

    • cassandra says:

      She looks under the influence to me

    • Darla says:

      I think she’s very pretty. She strikes me as a mix of Keira Knightley and Daisy Ridley. I don’t really get why people think she’s fugly or even plain looking. Now West on the other hand…yeah no.

      • (TheOG) Jan90067 says:

        I see a young Nicolette Sheridan, in her Knott’s Landing days (yes, I am old! Lol. You on my lawn??)

      • lola says:

        Yeah, West is ugly inside and out.
        I’m not saying she’s not pretty, but her photos are not very flattering.

      • Isabella says:

        She had a big hit with Mamma Mia and has done lots of British TV, including Downton Abbey. She’s very pretty, but no model; that’s the problem. The fact that Rebecca is bombing can’t help.

      • Tigerlily says:

        @Darla. I agree. I’ve only seen Lily in Downton Abbey and thought she was so lovely and fresh-faced. Still photos don’t do her justice. She needs to work on how she chooses men. Matt Smith is really unfortunate looking and apparently is a cheater. This Dominic West isn’t much of a looker either plus cheating on his wife. Lily can do way better.

      • Kosmos says:

        I’m just wondering, once an actor is involved in some type of scandal, wouldn’t this hurt their career a bit? They actually are representatives of the studio they work for or the producers of the movie or show, so the scandal would also affect the film in some negative way–or would it be positive because so much attention is focused on the film now? However, I agree this was stupid for both of them to try and pull this off, and especially callous of the married man dragging his wife into it Ugh…..

    • Andrea says:

      She looks high in the polka dot dress. She may be squinting because of lights.

  3. Tati says:

    Besides the pics on Rome, there were rumors on SM about Lily and Armie Hammer but no proofs, just gossip. The film is being criticized too. I’m not surprised West left Lily to deal with the mess by herself. If that guy doesn’t respect his wife and children, he will not show respect for any woman who gets involved with him. He is trash.

    • Julie says:

      I haven’t seen the sm rumors about her with Armie but when he also cancelled I immediately thought that she might have had a thing with him too. His divorce did come after shooting. Just wild speculation on my part of course

    • Cookie says:

      Genuine question, how do you think he could help her deal with it? Seems to me like the best route for both of them is to lay as low as possible and avoid even a hint of contact. So I’m not really sure what either is supposed to do for the other at a time like this?

      • Julie says:

        She’s an adult who made her own bed, she shouldn’t get to have her hand held through a scandal she knowingly entered. His sole focus must be to the family they humiliated. She has a movie to promo, she better do so. God knows this is the easy part. Wait until she has to promo the one she stars with Dominic in. Gonna be especially awkward seeing as he plays her dad. Made your bed, lie in it.

  4. Mamasan says:

    How 2 consenting adults want to conduct their lives is not my business as long as it doesn’t adversely affect my life in any way.

    Have at it kids.

    • LaraK says:

      Um, no.

      There I s a third non-consenting adult involved, and children, so I get to judge all day long.

      • Mamasan says:

        If he’s dumb enough to risk a good marriage and family for a piece of ass, I hope the door hits him on the way out.

        An affair is a conscious choice by two selfish people.
        His wife seems like a lovely lady, and deserves much better than a cheater.
        I think in a way the more attention we give it, the more legs it has.
        Karma will come around soon enough.

    • Vote Science says:

      Dominic West is in his 50s. He’s no kid. And yeah, there is a non-consenting third party involved.

      • Sigmund says:

        I mean, we are assuming the wife is non-consenting. There’s a decent number of folks at Pajiba who think the marriage is open. Not saying they’re right, but we don’t really know enough either way about what’s going on.

      • Anonymous says:

        @Sigmund

        Why cancel the interview, then? You could be right, but if so, Dominic and his wife should just come out and say it instead of throwing Lily under the bus. Ugh.

      • minx says:

        His wife didn’t appear to act like they had an open marriage and that it was no big deal.

      • Julie says:

        Sigmund, even if it is an open marriage, the
        lack of discretion is a grave betrayal. And how
        do we know that? Because he immediately
        left Rome to be photographed with his wife. Were it not an issue, he wouldnt have been so quick to return home. At the very least, he would have flown back to England with his mistress.

      • Kelly says:

        Even if it is an open marriage, their children are now collateral damage in this thing being public.

        He’s a cheating ratfink and I have no sympathy for Lily. She knew he was married.
        Sienna Miller II

  5. jbyrdku says:

    Hope it was worth it…

  6. lola says:

    I thought it would be a Zoom interview? She was supposed to appear on Graham Norton this week, how can she travel that much in one week with Covid?!
    And you can’t really enter the States if you spent the last 14 days in the UK, EU etc.

    • Lucy2 says:

      Yes I think all publicity tours like this are being done via zoom, so it’s not a travel thing for sure.

  7. Jay says:

    I’m not a huge fan of hers, but I’m kind of mad that she’s the one cancelling appearances, and will likely bear the cost of this mess to her next job.

    • Sandii says:

      I agree. He is married but she is obviously getting a lot of hate. We do not know how he presented his situation to her. And however he presented it: he is the one who (probably) is in a commited relationship. It is such a tired trope in 2020…. blame and attack the woman.

  8. Eulalia says:

    I look at her…and I just don’t get it? Not trying to shame anyone’s looks here, but she seems quite plain to me in terms of looks and personality. But somehow she manages to get men to make fools out of themselves by flying to London in order to be papped having ice-cream with her in park, and travel to Rome to have affairs on their wives.

    • elisabeth says:

      Dominic west isn’t anything to write home about either

    • DS9 says:

      I’ve watched a few of her movies and there’s something about her that you can’t see in still photos.

      West has a similar charisma that isn’t obvious unless he’s “on” either. He does, however, have an undercurrent of sleeze which is how he lands the roles he does, imo.

      • Argus says:

        @DS9. I completely agree, there’s something about her that comes alive on screen. She may not photograph very well but is really charming & almost charismatic in her on -screen appearances, especially as Natasha Rostova in BBC’s War & Peace. I remember Natasha being described as ‘the embodiment of impulsiveness and spontaneity’ and Lily’s portrayal of her was spot on. I can see why men are drawn to her if she’s anything like that in real life. Looks aren’t everything.

      • Alyse says:

        Yes she is very pretty and charismatic on screen, tbh my side eye (as a woman her age) is WHY HIM??? ew.
        Old enough to be her Dad AND not so amazing that you could forget that bit (there aren’t many I’d put in this box… but like, Lenny Kravitz comes to mind)

    • megs283 says:

      I like(d) her. I’ve only seen her in Downton Abbey and Cinderella, but she’s very charismatic. I’m bummed that this was a decision she made… but she’s never been a “box office draw” for me and that hasn’t changed.

      People make mistakes. I would just hate to see HER career derailed, but his career be A-OK. Sienna Miller and Jude Law, anyone?

      • Argus says:

        I haven’t followed Sienna Miller’s career much. Did the affair with Jude Law derail it or did she come out of it with no professional set backs?

      • Kelly says:

        It was her affair with Balthazar Getty that got the big press. He was married with a bunch of kids. His wife did the waiting game and he came back and has disappeared.

        I hate it when they take these cheaters back. No grovel or mea culpa big enough.

      • Valiantly Varnished says:

        Sienna Miller and Jude Law wasn’t the scandal. It was Sienna Miller and BALTHAZAR GETTY. Sienna openly had an affair with him while he was marries with three kids. That was the scandal. Jude cheating on Sienna with his nanny was child’s play compared to that. And what was the nail in the coffin for her career was that after Balthazar went BACK to his wife and she was asked about it she played the victim.

      • Digital Unicorn says:

        From what I recall – Law was single when they got together the first time but Miller wasn’t, she was living with a guy in NYC (he was a model IIRC) and only broke it off/moved out when she and Law got together. While they were together he had an affair with his nanny, the broke up, got back together and she then had an affair with Daniel Craig.

      • Darla says:

        Was Sienna Miller going out with Matthew Rhys at the time? And that’s how Getty and she met, because Ryhs and Getty were filming Brothers? Or am i crazy? Any way, for me that always made me think of Getty as a sleazeball, I’m pretty sure he also screwed over his friend, Rhys. I don’t blame the woman as much. I do judge the f’ing stupidity! We know whose career is going to take the hit, it’s the woman. This was so dumb on James’ part, and the only way I will revise my opinion is if it comes out that West told her he’s separated. And that is very common with men, so I will leave that as a possibility. Otherwise…damn girl, where is your brain?

      • Julie says:

        It didn’t help that her driver (possibly with Jude Laws approval) sold a tabloid story about her cheating with Daniel Craig while with Jude Law. The affair was confirmed ten years later during the UK hacking cases by which point the Getty affair had already decimated her name. Still, it confirmed the story and her reputation was sealed. After years of reading about that lady, I will eat my shoe if she didn’t bang Affleck on the movie they did together.

      • Queen Meghan’s Hand says:

        Sienna also dated Balthazar Getty right after hooking up with Diddy—whose partner the late Kim Porter had just given birth to twins a week or a few weeks before. Oh how the old Sienna Miller was shameless. I miss her.

    • Sof says:

      I don’t pay much attention to people’s faces, but I recall thinking she was really pretty in Mamma Mia. Perhaps she doesn’t photograph well?

    • Amando says:

      Cheaters just need someone willing to sleep with them, which is what she apparently is willing to do. Doesn’t matter what she looks like or her personality. Ugly people cheat too (not saying she’s ugly).

  9. Mia4s says:

    Bad move on her part. Really bad. She’s not anywhere close to being a big enough star to bail on promotional commitments. Unless you are one of the A+++++ list, PR commitments are expected to be honored except in very dire circumstances (we’re talking death, serious illness, natural disaster!) This is the kind of thing that pisses studios off and damages careers, not affairs.

  10. Caitlin Bruce says:

    She was never meant to be there in person, it was always meant to be a zoom interview. So I don’t get why they couldn’t just have armie do the interview. Anyway I have to agree with most people here, I think Lily is attractive in a plain way but she always makes constipated faces on the red carpet. It’s not a good look.

  11. godivalady says:

    I mean… maybe don’t do something if you’re not willing to face the music? this is so doubly unprofessional. I’m surprised her producers are letting her cancel promotional work though. These marketing campaigns are expensive.

    • Jessa says:

      Purely logistics question. Do the studios pay the shows for interview spots or vice versa? Or not at all? It’s obviously beneficial for both parties (good interview guests means more viewers means more ad revenue for the shows, whilst presence on shows means good promotion for the studio project). Anyone know how it works?

  12. Miss Margo says:

    Dominic should suffer the consequences, he cheated. But because the film industry is sexist af and run by men, Dominic will be fine and Lily won’t be. He will work, she won’t. What bull crap.

    • megs283 says:

      Yup. I said similar above. They both made poor decisions. But who is going to pay for this one? I’m thinking… not Dominic.

    • Julie says:

      Its not the industry that ends cheaters careers, it’s the audience. Plenty of cheating women have gone on to have great careers, Liz Taylor, Julia Roberts, both women in the Brad Pitt triangle, Helena Bonham Carter, Kristen Stewart etc.

      A cheating actresses fate revolves around what her brand was prior to being busted. E.g. Meg Ryans romcom/romdrama audience deserted her and so roles dried up. The industry men didn’t ruin her, the female audience did.

      • Darla says:

        I’m about 90% sure Blake Lively f’d a very married Ben Affleck on the set of The Town, and she skated too. But I don’t think it’s just the audience. Lively may have skated because she married Reynolds, Jolie because she completely rebranded away from wild girl and started having kids with Pitt…I think those subsequent events made Hollywood wives feel okay. I think a lot of it is the wives who will say, well, no, you’re not filming with Sienna Miller, get another actress for that part. Just my opinion.

      • Three says:

        I don’t think Blake Lively was ever a wild girl. She wouldn’t even do topless for that Oliver Stone film she did. I think she’s very conservative in her love life and totally monogamous and wanted to settle down with a stable husband and have lots of babies – which she’s doing. I think Affleck would have tried but she wouldn’t have done it. Her family are in the business and she’s sensible about her career on top of the conservative-love-life thing.

  13. Sayrah says:

    Yeesh, yeah this looks bad. Figure out how to say no comment and move forward or you know, don’t willingly play third wheel in someone’s marriage. Plus the whole he played her father in a recent project ups the creep factor for me.

  14. DS9 says:

    I can blame two people equally and separately for what they choose to do in public. We obviously can’t know what Dominic told her. But we do know she engaged in some very obvious touchy feeling in public with a man who has children at home old enough to browse the internet. I can and will side eye the hell out of her even as I shade West for being a cheating hound dog.

    • Emily says:

      Agreed. Knowingly causing pain to another person is dick behaviour. Lily James caused pain to a woman she (presumably) doesn’t know, whereas Dominic caused pain to a woman he made public vows to and claims to love, not to mention his children. So he’s the bigger dick. But it was dick behaviour on both of their parts.

  15. Culture Cannibal says:

    The FitzGerald family is going to hang her out to dry. They’ve closed ranks, and it’s only a matter of time before snide “sources” start showing up to tear her down in the media. The FitzGeralds are close to the Guinnesses, as well, so Lily can expect the fashion world to turn on her, as well. Dom will be forced into some kind of rehab. You’ll not see hide nor hair of him for awhile, and I’d be surprised if he’s allowed to do the PR circuit.

    • Three says:

      Are they that powerful? They might have some titles but this is the 21st century and they’re not loaded and rent out their castle as a hotel. I don’t think they’re that powerful.

      • Gunna says:

        They’re really not. They were an important family once upon a time, but now it’s just the name and some remnants they can’t really afford to cling onto. There no serious money there, and zero power. It was West’s money that allowed them to hold onto that castle.

        West isn’t an aristocrat, but he comes from a wealthy family, is an Eton alum and is friendly with a lot of people with actual power and influence. I’m not sure why people are acting like he’d be down on his luck if Catherine dumped him. She has a name but he’s the wealthier and better connected one, and she needs him if she wants to keep that castle in the family. I’m sure he’s going to carry on doing whatever he wants.

  16. Heat says:

    Couldn’t they just request that the topic not be brought up during the interview?

  17. Sue says:

    Does anyone remember the Balthazar Getty / Sienna Miller mess?

    • Sayrah says:

      Yes, Sienna topless on a boat with married Getty. Ooph

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      Oh yes, at that time Miller had a rep for not only getting involved with married men but making sure the paps knew where to be to document it. Gossip was she wanted him to leave his wife and kids for her which is why the paps followed them around the globe – she and her publicist were tipping them off. Blew up in her face as he reconciled with his wife and went into rehab, and for her it was the final nail in the coffin with regards to her career in HW.

      2 messy people hooking up never ends well.

  18. S808 says:

    Unfortunate for her especially since he’ll skate by unscathed. This why we don’t mess with married people, more often than not they don’t leave their partners but will leave you to pick up the pieces by yourself.

  19. Jessi says:

    I wonder if Netflix made her cancel the interview, thinking the affair would detract from the film’s publicity?

    • Lory says:

      But isn’t ALL publicity good publicity in Hollywood? The movie wasn’t even a blip on my radar until this story came out. Now people will be curious to see them onscreen together. The fact that the publicist was photographed with them at lunch in Rome makes me think everyone knew and were using the affair for maximum publicity. It just maybe hasn’t turned out they way they wanted.

  20. MangoAngelesque says:

    Chris Evans..Matt Smith…Dominic West…and….her.

    She must have one hell of a personality.

    • Julie says:

      Or just eager. A pretty girl with her own money can get into practically any single dudes pants and a lot of married ones too. It’s hardly an accomplishment when you’re female. Be hot, be low maintenance, say yes ….add another notch to your bedpost

  21. Mabs A'Mabbin says:

    They deserve this mess.

  22. Watson says:

    I think she’s stunning. Dominic west however? I don’t see what the appeal is.

    Regardless this whole episode is just a reminder to us all that it may take two to tango but it’s always the woman that’ll get burned worse.

    I feel sorry for his wife and kids. Both Lily and Dominic are crappy human beings who should both be held accountable.

    • Three says:

      He’s never been a looker and now he’s so out of shape. She must be privy to something we’re not.

  23. Wiglet Watcher says:

    It’s Their Mess. And they’re cleaning it up separately.
    Like 2 criminals that committed the same crime. They separate and just focus on their own defense. To help the other would be a slight admission of guilt.

  24. Valiantly Varnished says:

    Im just going to say it: I’ve never liked Lily James. I never got the hype around her and she has always struck me as someone who has sone well because she’s a blond white girl with an accent.
    But now I REALLY don’t like her. Just based off of what I’ve learned her role in gaslighting Dominic’s wife Catherine is flat out disgusting. Dominic is just as disgusting and I hope Catherine leaves his a$$ and takes all her money with her. But there is something about a woman intentionally gaslighting a woman who she apparently knew well that makes me really angry. Because she and Dominic essentially tag teamed poor Catherine and I bet that Catherine like a lot of women in this situation feels like she’s losing her mind.

    • Coco says:

      She’s already taking over Joan Fontaine’s role in this remake of ‘Rebecca.’’ Next, will Hollywood cast her in the Ingrid Bergman role in a remake of ‘Gaslight?’

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      I never really understood why she has the career she did – she’s a decent enough actress who pretty much had her career handed to her on a plate. Up until now she never featured in the tabloids but it seems she’s always been messy and now its not being covered up. Someone tipped the paps off to what was happening and it doesn’t seem like the first time thats happened either (with the drugs in the park, Chris Evans hookup).

      I didn’t realise that she knew his wife – thats even more awful and shows what kind of people they both are.

      Also, the fact the she has yet to address the story and is cancelling all press is telling – something is going on with her. Maybe this is the kick up the ass to sort her life out.

    • Three says:

      Lily is a competent to good actress and as mentioned upthread has a charisma on screen (Baby Driver, Cinderella, Potato Factory, etc). But seriously, she must be a hot messy personally to have thought this was all okay. Dominic West is worse because he’s married and did that bizarre press conference with the wife.

  25. Coco says:

    Her PR team must be ready to toss her in the ocean.

  26. Case says:

    This is really bad and I’m sure Netflix is fuming. Because, for instance, my mom doesn’t follow much celebrity gossip. She wouldn’t know who Lily James is let alone know she had an affair with someone. But she DOES watch the Today Show almost every day, and would be likely to say “Hey Case, did you hear about the Rebecca remake? There was an interview with the lead actress about it this morning, sounds good!”

    The Today Show demographic isn’t necessarily the type to know Lily has done anything wrong to begin with. All that’s happening is Netflix losing promotion for a big new movie.

    • Isabella says:

      Also, Lily is an actress. Seems like she should be able to fake being calm and happy during an interview, no matter what.

  27. LeonsMomma says:

    I posted this on the other Lily post of today, but still relevant for this one!

    Ok, I know this isn’t the point– but what about the manager’s — Angharad Wood — complicty? They both have the same one and she was at the lunch in Rome with them. If I was Dominic’s wife, I would demand she be fired.

    That said, after doing some quick research on the manager, she is married to an Italian movie star, so the paparazzi in Italy know her — maybe they were following her, but got James and West as lagniappe, as we say in Louisiana.

  28. carol lindsey says:

    Whatever, no sympathy – so they’re both garbage people on the tv, doin garbage things behind the scenes – what else is new? It’s their mess, they made it. His wife will leave him and take as much of his money has she can, as she should.

    Side note: WHAT did lilly see in Dominic?! He isn’t even handsome and he seems like a jerk, and and she probably has dozens of cute guys her age trying to date her in the film industry. I dont get it. THere’s no accounting for taste I guess.

  29. LillyfromLilloeet says:

    Um, now I really want to see the movie. When I might not have been interested.

    I’m sorry!

    “scampers away”

  30. Veronica S. says:

    What an idiot. I really wonder about the women who get involved with these men and what goes on in their head about how it’s going to shake out because it historically never favors the woman. Kirsten Stewart is one of the few who came out better, but it took years, and she can thank Liberty Ross for stealing some of the attention with her cucumber cool handling of her divorce that impressed everyone.

  31. Lizzie says:

    I think the comparison for me is Kristin Stewart and that much older director. Don’t know his name but his wife’s name is Liberty. She dumped his ass and remarried. Probably what Dominic’s wife will do.

    I put the blame 100% on the husband who cheated, if it wasn’t Lily it would have been someone else. Lily was extremely stupid any way you look at it.

  32. inka says:

    Guys, is she dumb or trolling? After the news of the affair appeared she was papped at the airport by so many people after he knew he was coming to his wife. Where is her pride? Self esteem? Morals?

  33. Queen Meghan’s Hand says:

    How disappointing. First the ice cream date and now canceling interviews?! She needs to woman-up: she’s single and bangs hot dudes (I think Dominic West is attractive) end of story. If West’s wife can face the cameras with that stupid note, her publicist can write her a series of canned answers when this subject comes up. Avoiding press after her married partner did some cleanup makes her look embarrassed and small.

    If you can’t accept risk and inevitable responsibility of having to explain your sex life publicly, close your legs to married men.

    • Darla says:

      Or any man. I would NOT have gone on that stupid ice cream date. I would have totally been like, yeah I banged Captain America, it was a one night thing, and moved on. Who cares? i assumed at the time it was his PR who forced that, since Chris Evans does seem very image conscious. I might have done it as a favor to him, but I really doubt it. Girl does need to toughen up. Never complain, never explain Lily!

  34. L4frimaire says:

    This whole thing is just tacky and dumb. Why were they so blatant? They could have flown there separately, checked into rooms on different floors or even rented an apt and not been so touchy freely all over Rome for all to see. Maybe he wanted his wife to see him playing around with a younger woman and wasn’t she just all up on Chris Evans? They both are messy AF, and now they decide to be discreet and retreat from prying eyes, lol. That guy was not worth her career.

    • Three says:

      Hypothesise they carried on during filming and someone on the production decided to throw them under the bus and call the paps for this getaway. Someone called the paps on these two.

  35. The Recluse says:

    West is awful and James is a mess. I feel for the wife and kids.

  36. Andrew Mcintyre says:

    Both parties get equal blame. Lily had to know he was married, considering he’s been running around on his wife for the past 10 years. And Dominic what a inconsiderate jackass. Not only putting his wife and kids through this circus, but forcing Lily has to hide and cancel interviews. But I feel sorry for the wife and kids most. Lily needs to grow up and focus on herself more than anything. And creepy Dominic needs to stop cheating on his wife and help raise his kids.

  37. Melanie Anne Smith says:

    Man this feels like 2012 all over again with Kristen Stewart and Her Scandal. Also Her Pulling out of Film Projects ( I remember She pulled out of The Film Cali ) She also Lost Projects as well – I heard She lost 5 in Total. There was also heavy speculation that Ashley Greene Marie Claire November 2012 Cover was actually suppose to go to Kristen, but She pulled out in the end right after The Sandal happened.

    The thing is, as bad as that time period was, eventually things did get for Kristen – Especially now with Her not only Joining WME Last Year but also having Spencer This Year.

    And I do think things will eventually get better for Lilly James too.

    Just but probably not for a while.

  38. February-Pisces says:

    You don’t get many celebrity cheating scandals anymore cos I feel PRs just get it covered up. All it takes is to cut a deal with the press. So I have no idea why this one is so out there. Why on earth would a married man and his side piece, who are both recognisable, put on such an open display?