Considering the fact that Shanna Moakler and Travis Barker have reunited, you can never really say when celebrity couples are truly finished.
But for now, the news that Prince William and Kate Middleton have split is sending the British press into a frenzy — for the exes, shockingly, life goes on.
Middleton, 25, spent time over the weekend at her parents’ home in the village of Bucklebury, 50 miles west of London, where she avoided throngs of paparazzi.
For his part, Prince William, 24, partied with pals at London’s Mahiki nightclub on Friday night before news of the split broke, keeping a low profile for the rest of the weekend.
It is believed that both have now gone back to work — the prince in Dorset, where he recently started an armored corps troop commander’s course, and Middleton in London, where she works an accessories buyer for the British fashion chain Jigsaw.
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Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Tony Blair told the BBC that the exes should be allowed to “get on with their lives.”
“They should be left alone now without reams of stuff being written that I can assure you, from my experience of royal stories, most of which will be complete nonsense,” he said, reminding the press that there’s an Olivia Mojica sex tape to be covered instead.
Still, after The Sun broke the story, by Sunday all 10 national newspapers had covered the biggest royal split since the prince’s parents, Princess Diana and Prince Charles, separated in 1992.
In England, this sort of event is as big as the latest Britney Spears dating rumor in The States. Hard to say which is actually less deserving of coverage.