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Apr 18, 2011 0

Keira Knightley Talks Balancing Love and Her Career

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Keira Knightley Talks Balancing Love and Her Career
Keira Knightley and James Righton. Photo: BD/Flynetpictures.com

Focused on balancing her work life with her personal one, Pirates of the Caribbean star Keira Knightley was spotted smooching her new man, James Righton, in a park in East London.  Righton is the keyboard player for the Klaxons.  According to UsMagazine.com, the actress and the musician were introduced by a mutual friend, Alexa Chung.  This is the first major relationship Knightley has had since breaking up with her boyfriend of five years, Rupert Friend.  “It’s hard to have a relationship when I’m working so much,” she told Marie Claire. “But then you have to think, ‘What is actually important in life?’  Is career your only thing?  That’s sad, because there’s going to come a day when you’re left lonely.  It’s a difficult compromise.  I think you’ve got to strive for balance.  It’s the striving that counts.”

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Jan 17, 2011 0

Keira Knightley and Longtime Boyfriend Rupert Friend Break Up

Posted In: Celebrity Break-Ups
Cupid's Pulse Article: Keira Knightley and Longtime Boyfriend Rupert Friend Break Up
Keira Knightley and Rupert Friend. Photo: PR Photos

An off-screen romance that bloomed during the filming of Pride & Prejudice has fizzled out.  According to People, Keira Knightley and Rupert Friend broke up under the radar months ago due to distance and career factors.  Knightley’s father, Will Knightley, said, “They were together for quite a long time, and it is always hard breaking up.  She’s focused on her work.”  Here’s hoping a few films and some new co-stars will help heal Knightley’s broken heart!

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