Downton Abbey star Tuppence Middleton, 32, splits with her long-term boyfriend and artist Robert Fry
In the Downton Abbey film, Tuppence Middleton plays a maid who charms chauffeur-turned-estate manager Tom Branson. Off screen, however, her love life has stalled.
For I can reveal that the 32-year-old actress, who was dubbed ‘TV’s naughtiest woman’ after stripping off for her role as a promiscuous Russian aristocrat in the BBC’s acclaimed War And Peace, has split up with her long-term boyfriend, the artist Robert Fry.
I can reveal the 32-year-old actress Tuppence Middleton has split up with her long-term boyfriend, the artist Robert Fry, writes RICHARD EDEN
‘It’s very sad, but their careers pulled them in opposite directions,’ says a friend. ‘They tried to make it work, but in the end they decided to split. It was very amicable.’
Tuppence, a former pupil of Bristol Grammar School, started courting the abstract painter, 39, three years ago.
Keen to find fresh inspiration, he’s been seen at The Westbourne pub in London’s Notting Hill with a new female acquaintance.
Tuppence Middleton is pictured with now-ex boyfriend Robert Fry in London in February 2016