Helena Bonham Carter wears TWO pairs of glasses as she basks in London’s glorious late summer temperature with a male friend
Helena Bonham Carter had good company on Wednesday as she took advantage of England’s Indian summer during an appearance in London.
With temperatures continuing to soar across the country, the celebrated actress was accompanied by a friend while out close to her family home.
As always Helena, 55, opted for a typically eccentric ensemble, with two pairs of glasses perched atop her head a she ventured out in a breezy floral blouse and plunging black summer dress.
In good company: Helena Bonham Carter was joined by a friend on Wednesday as she took advantage of England’s Indian summer during an appearance in London
Rounding off her look, the actress wore a pair of garishly buckled sandals, while a tote bag was casually slung across one shoulder.
The outing came after Helena gave a rare insight into her split from ex Tim Burton, 62, six years after they announced they went their separate ways. The former couple share daughter Nell, 13 and Billy, 17.
The Crown actress hinted that while she was ‘reluctant’ to end their relationship, she added: ‘Some parts of divorce are recommended.’
Bold look: As always Helena, 55, opted for a typically eccentric ensemble, with two pairs of glasses perched atop her head a she ventured out in a breezy floral blouse and plunging black summer dress
During the interview with The Guardian in November, Helena also opened up about how she met her current partner Rye Holmboe at a wedding two years ago.
The film star admitted it has taken a while for her family to ‘adjust’ and said that things were ‘really very good now’, after initially struggling with not having her two children, Billy and Nell, around all of the time.
Detailing her experience, Helena revealed: ‘The cruelty of divorce is extraordinary. But then you get to a point where you’re like, “Oh, I get this week off!” Some parts are very much to be recommended.’
Over: The outing comes after Helena revealed she was ‘reluctant’ to split from ex Tim Burton, 62, six years after they announced they went their separate ways (pictured in 2013)
Moving on: Since their separation, she has been dating ‘magic’ boyfriend Rye Holmboe, whom she revealed she met at a wedding two years ago, which she almost didn’t attend (pictured in June)
Helena also revealed that she believes The Crown’s creator, Peter Morgan, asked her to play Princess Margaret because she was able to relate to her very public break-up.
While Helena insisted she wasn’t able to reveal why she and Tim went their separate ways, she did say: ‘I didn’t leave, put it that way’.
Since the split she has been dating ‘magic’ boyfriend Rye.
Explaining how they met, she said: ‘A totally random thing, which both of us nearly didn’t go to, so it was one of those moments that was so chance and ended up determining so much.
‘A really happy accident, and it’s an amazing thing.’