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“She has finally found someone who can handle her”: Henry Cavill Dating Gina Carano Had Fans Convinced of Their Future Together

"She has finally found someone who can handle her": Henry Cavill Dating Gina Carano Had Fans Convinced of Their Future Together

If the phrase “complicated love life” could ever be personified, Henry Cavill would be the literal embodiment of it. After surviving a volatile rise to fame and an equally disruptive stay in the limelight, the Hollywood A-lister’s search for love has been a tragic saga of misfires and trial runs. And as such, almost every single relationship that he has been in has become a subject of controversy and speculation. One of the most talked about women, among the volley of partners that the Superman actor has had over the years, is Gina Carano, the former MMA fighter and Deadpool actress.

Henry Cavill and Gina Carano
Henry Cavill and Gina Carano

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Henry Cavill & Gina Carano’s Complicated Search For Love

Throughout his rise to fame and the decade since, Henry Cavill’s experience of partnership, professionally as well as in his personal life, has been a volatile one, to say the least. Records show that the actor has been quick to fall in love and commit to women he romantically gets entangled with soon after meeting them. The eventual fallout that is experienced in the aftermath, coupled with the actor’s busy dating life, has racked up quite a number of interesting stories to be told.

Henry Cavill with Gina Carano
Henry Cavill with Gina Carano

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After Cavill’s romance and short-lived engagement with Ellen Whitaker, the actor found a partner in Gina Carano. Their romance at the time was a high-profile one, considering how Cavill was quickly rising as a global phenomenon after being cast as Superman in the Zack Snyder film. Carano too was a legend in her own right after being dubbed as the “face of women’s MMA”, a title which she has vocally and vehemently rejected ever since.

An insider close to the couple revealed to Us Weekly in 2013, “Gina is a complete firecracker. And she’s finally found someone who can handle her.” The two began dating in 2012 and found stability with each other even throughout Cavill’s explosive rise to fame in 2013 after the premiere of Man of Steel. However, their 2-year relationship ended after the pair split up in 2014 and eventually found love elsewhere. Although controversy would stubbornly follow them around over the later years.

Henry Cavill and Gina Carano pose with Man of Steel co-star Amy Adams
Henry Cavill and Gina Carano pose with Man of Steel co-star Amy Adams

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The Aftermath of Henry Cavill & Gina Carano’s Relationship

Gina Carano’s career in Hollywood was a glorious, although short-lived, one. The former mixed martial artist was cast as a supervillain in Ryan Reynolds’ 2016 film, Deadpool, which established her reputation as an actress within the industry. But Carano rose in the mainstream industry via her role in the Star Wars Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. Her reputation, soon after, suffered a massive blow when the actress received incendiary backlash from fans all over the globe over her Twitter activity involving pronouns, which many took to understand as her ridiculing the transgender community.

Gina Carano as Cara Dune in The Mandalorian
Gina Carano as Cara Dune in The Mandalorian

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An in-depth and comprehensive interview with Ben Shapiro on 21st February 2021 worked toward highlighting her angle of the story and revealing the incident in its full capacity, including details of her firing by Disney and what Carano intended when she updated her bio to say “beep/bop/boop”. Henry Cavill, too, came under scrutiny in 2020 for his previous involvement with the actress and her Twitter controversy.

The pair have since moved on with different partners. Gina Carano was rumored to be dating the American Muay Thai fighter Kevin Ross back in 2021, as per reports by The Sun. Henry Cavill, in the meanwhile, has found romance with Hollywood producer, Natalie Viscuso. The latter pair have progressed their relationship into a business commitment as well with the duo’s multi-year deal at Amazon for Cavill’s Warhammer 40,000 live-action series adaptation, which the actor will executive produce as well as star in.

Source: Nicki Swift

Written by Diya Majumdar

It's 2023 and Diya Majumdar's social life is defined by a 365-day binge-marathon of films and television shows. Having graduated with honors in literature from Miranda House, she now has more than 900 published articles on Fandomwire, and her passion and profession both include dissecting the world of cinema. She happens to be a liberally opinionated person with an overbearing love for Monet, Edvard Munch, and Van Gogh and hardly anything fascinates her more than painting exact replicas of all their troubled works – in oil, of course.