Let's say you're a devoted wife and mother who also has a successful career. But your husband has a big chance to further his own career. Only, that chance means picking up and moving halfway around the world. It means taking your kids away from their friends and school. It means you move away from your family and friends. It also means you give up a lucrative, enjoyable career of your own.
But you do it, because you believe in your husband. However, your husband saw the move as an opportunity to cheat. Do you a) forgive him and stay where you are -- again for HIS career, b) hate him but stay where you are for HIS career, c) skedaddle back to where you have friends, family, and your own career? If you're Liberty Ross, whose hubby director Rupert Sanders had some kind of flirtation/affair/who knows what with Kristen Stewart, word has it you're going with the last option.
Says one of those trusty sources at UK's The People magazine:
She only moved to the States to support Rupert and his career. She has no strong ties in the US nor does she want to remain here. She has made it clear that she wants to move back to the UK with her children.
The source also claims that Liberty has hired a "celebrity lawyer" to get a quick divorce from Rup. This gal -- unlike Rupert -- ain't messing around.
No one likes divorce. Yes, the kids will be affected. But, I'm sorry, what is Liberty to do? Continue to watch Rupert go to movie sets while she sits home in the Hollywood Hills, making no money of her own, caring for the kids, and wondering what the hell Rup is up to that day on set and whether he's decided to mack on another young starlet? A lot of women would do that. Strong women would not.
The fact is, Liberty made a huge sacrifice for her husband. She talked about this before the affair, saying of her move to Los Angeles:
I would never say out loud that I am raising my children alone, but a lot of the time it has felt like that. I went from the glamour of working with Karl Lagerfeld and John Galliano to living on an isolated hilltop, with my husband gone most of the time.
Yeah, he was gone all right. Gone fishin' for gal pals! Cheating is always disrespectful, but especially when the wife has given up everything of her own for her husband.
Rupert, you blew it big time. If the rumors of Liberty getting a divorce and heading back to the UK are true, you have no one to blame but yourself. If Rupert wants to continue to try and save his marriage, let him do it from the UK, where Liberty wants to be. This time, the sacrifice should be his.
Do you think Liberty should move on?
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