Date: 11th September 2001
Actor BENJAMIN BRATT kept tight-lipped about his break-up from JULIA ROBERTS in the wake of renewed media attention about the couple's split. The MISS CONGENIALITY (2000) hunk's three-year relationship with the OSCAR winning beauty ended in June (01) and among the speculated reasons behind the break-up was Julia's infidelity with a cameraman on the set of MEXICAN, The (2001).
Last month (AUG01) Julia appeared to confirm the reason she split from Benjamin, after she was spotted with her latest beau, married DANNY MODER, whom she met while filming the movie. Yesterday (10SEP01) Benjamin arrived at the TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL in Canada, to discuss his new film PINERO, but was faced with a barrage of questions about his actress ex.
He replied, "Of course I understand the curiosity that, at times, surrounds my personal life. I also know it is no one's business but my own. Bratt quickly went on to rule out any kiss-and-tell stories in the future." He added, "And it's likely going to remain my business. " (ES/WNWCCC)