Lily James Breaks Silence On Dominic West Scandal

Alyssa Bailey
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Photo credit: Getty Images
Photo credit: Getty Images

Lily James is ready to address what happened between her and her married 51-year-old co-star Dominic West last Autumn— but not quite ready to give full details.

West, for context, was photographed kissing James' neck and being cuddly with the Cinderella actress in Rome in October.

James was single at the time (the 32-year-old star is now dating Michael Shulman, claims People), West is married with four children.

Photo credit: Getty Images
Photo credit: Getty Images

What happened after the publication of the photos was striking—particularly for celebrity PR: West flew home to his wife of 10 years, Catherine FitzGerald. The two came out and were photographed kissing at their Cotswolds home. Then they handed out a literal signed statement to reporters about their relationship. They wrote 'our marriage is strong and we’re very much still together,' and each signed it.

Photo credit: MEGA - Getty Images
Photo credit: MEGA - Getty Images
Photo credit: MEGA - Getty Images
Photo credit: MEGA - Getty Images

James initially remained silent after the photos were published. But in a Guardian interview on Sunday, she answered a question about it.

The reporter asked, 'You found yourself at the centre of a media storm last autumn, What was that like?'

James responded briefly: 'Ach, I’m not really willing to talk about that. There is a lot to say, but not now, I’m afraid.'

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