Oscar-winning “Jojo Rabbit” author Taika Waititi and Academy Award-nominated producer Chelsea Winstanley quietly separated two years in the past, Web page Six has realized — and lately, he’s been noticed out with a attainable new love curiosity.
Waititi and Winstanley, each 44, share two daughters, 7-year-old Te Hinekāhu and 4-year-old Matewa Kiritapu.
In response to the New Zealand Herald, the pair met over twenty years in the past when Winstanley interviewed Waititi for a documentary about Māori artists. The couple, who are each New Zealand natives, reconnected in 2010 whereas engaged on the movie “Boy” and wed roughly two years later in New York.
Followers first began questioning whether or not Waititi and Winstanley — who each labored on “Jojo Rabbit” — had cut up after they weren’t photographed collectively on awards-season purple carpets to advertise their critically acclaimed movie. They have been final pictured collectively in a gaggle shot at a Golden Globes get together in January.
Winstanley additionally dropped a number of hints on social media that she and Waititi had parted methods, together with a cryptic caption on a photograph together with her mom on the 2020 Oscars.
“It is a higher certainly one of my beautiful mama date!! Method higher date than a seat filler! (for these of who who’ve despatched me candy uplifting messages you understand what I imply 😉),” she wrote alongside the picture of her and her mother.
On Twitter, she tellingly responded to a portrait drawn of her and Waititi with the hashtag “#notmyhusband.”
In the meantime, Waititi appears to have quietly moved on. He has been noticed out at a number of occasions over the previous few months with the identical lady. A number of sources inform us her title is Polly Stoker and was his assistant on 2016’s “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” and 2017’s “Thor: Ragnarok.”
Though they weren’t photographed on the 2020 Oscars or BAFTAs purple carpets collectively, Waititi and Stoker have been seated collectively at each reveals.
The pair was most lately noticed courtside at a Lakers sport earlier this month.
In 2018, Winstanley instructed the New Zealand Herald, “I’m simply sick of girls portrayed as dwelling within the shadow of their companions, that’s all. I made one movie with him, I used to be a film-maker earlier than I met him and I proceed to do my very own stuff.”
Reps for Waititi and Winstanley didn’t return our requests for remark.