“I couldn’t imagine doing it”: Rachel Weisz Risked it All With Daniel Craig On One Thing That She Hesitated With Jennifer Lawrence’s Ex-Boyfriend

Rachel Weisz's turbulent relationship with Darren Aronofsky led her to be sure about marrying Daniel Craig

"I couldn't imagine doing it": Rachel Weisz Risked it All With Daniel Craig On One Thing That She Hesitated With Jennifer Lawrence's Ex-Boyfriend


  • Rachel Weisz and Darren Aronofsky's relationship came to an end after 8 years in 2010.
  • The ex-couple were committed to raise their son together.
  • Weisz soon after reconnected with an old acquaintance in Daniel Craig and the couple got married in 2011.
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In the glamorous world of Hollywood, the narratives of love frequently take center stage. Yet, in the journey of acclaimed actress Rachel Weisz, there is a striking interplay of hesitancy and audacious decisions. Her union with the enigmatic Daniel Craig exemplified a bold leap of faith, where she staked everything on love’s unpredictable terrain.

Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz

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Conversely, her entanglement with director Darren Aronofsky, once the beau of the 53-year-old, introduced a different dilemma.


Rachel Weisz Had Doubts About Her Relationship With Darren Aronofsky

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Darren Aronofsky, director and Rachel Weisz

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In the intricate tapestry of Hollywood’s romantic adventures, the relationship between Rachel Weisz and Darren Aronofsky emerged as a tale of profound uncertainty and introspection. 

Renowned for her exceptional on-screen talents, Weisz found herself grappling with doubts regarding her connection with Aronofsky. Their union, undeniably passionate, bore witness to moments steeped in introspection and profound questioning.


These two artists were deeply in love and even took the significant step of engagement, but, as the world came to know, their story took a different turn.

Celebrity news outlet TMZ via Evening Standard reported their separation after eight years together. An unnamed source also informed TMZ,

“Rachel Weisz and Darren Aronofsky have been separated for some months. They remain close friends and are committed to raising their son together in New York City.” 

The couple, who united in 2002 and became engaged in 2005, had chosen to end their engagement. However, at this point, they are co-parenting their son and share joint custody.


Weisz’s journey with the screenwriter served as proof of the intricate and multifaceted nature of love and relationships under the Hollywood spotlight.

Despite the turbulence, Weisz’s story continued beyond her breakup, reminding us that love’s journey often takes unexpected turns.

Rachel Weisz Took A Major Chance Alongside Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig's wife Rachel Weisz
Couple, Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

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Weisz and the Skyfall star’s love story epitomized a narrative of bold decisions. These accomplished actors not only won the admiration of audiences on the silver screen but embarked on a real-life journey fraught with heart-pounding risks.

Weisz and the 55-year-old defied norms, embracing love despite the challenges that often accompany fame and scrutiny.

Their love story traces its roots back to the ’90s when they were aspiring actors in London. However, it wasn’t until they were cast as a married couple in Dream House that their paths converged once again, leading to a secret wedding in 2011.


Less than a year after her split with Aronofsky, both celebrities exchanged vows, a decision that signified a willingness to stake it all for a profound, enduring connection.

The artist also confirmed in the interview with Harper Bazaar, “I couldn’t imagine doing it. It just at that moment became the right thing.” 

Craig also opened up in the interview with British GQ,


“That of all things. We got away with it. We did it privately. And I’ve got a lot of people to thank for that. But that was the point. We did it for private reasons.”

Their love story reminds us that in the land of Hollywood romance, taking a leap of faith can lead to the most rewarding roles in life.


Written by Muskan Chaudhary

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Muskan Chaudhary, Junior Content Writer at Fandom wire. Having completed her degree in Commerce, she has written over 500 articles spanning FandomWire and Animated Times in the pop culture. She is dedicated to bring the latest and informative content from the entertainment world, thus expanding her knowledge in the field. Apart from her contributions to FandamWire, she has a keen interest in video games, sketching and playing tennis.