Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe’s summer season romance cooled off by the top of December. Based on a “Proof of Life” crew member, the actors’ romance was a “typical costar fling,” per Folks. Ryan’s good friend claimed, “Russell wished to marry Meg and have youngsters together with her,” including that his extreme consideration was “an excessive amount of too quickly” and “overwhelming.” By Christmas, the 2 had been separated, every spending the vacations on completely different continents.
Regardless of their quick and livid hookup-turned-breakup, the 2 appeared to have remained on good phrases. Crowe hinted to the Herald Solar that his dwelling in Australia, whereas Ryan was in Los Angeles, was the explanation for his or her cut up, in keeping with Folks. “I can not maintain myself via the course of the yr with out filling up on residence, and Meg wants the identical,” he shared. Nevertheless, there are not any onerous emotions on his half and he solely had good issues to say about his former co-star. “Meg is a fantastic and brave girl. I grieve the lack of her companionship, however I have never misplaced her friendship,” he added. Ryan, on her half, has no regrets about her affair with Crowe and by no means blamed him for the demise of her marriage to Dennis Quaid.