CNN host Christiane Amanpour divorcing husband after 20 years of marriage
CNN host Christiane Amanpour, 60, and husband Jamie Rubin, 58, are divorcing after 20 years of marriage, according to a friend.
The couple, who are both journalists, fell in love over “late night margaritas” while working in war-torn Sarajevo and got married in 1998 in Italy. They have a teenage son named Darius.
A source says the couple “are still really good friends” in spite of the split.
Amanpour lives in London while Jamie, a former journalist and Bill Clinton-era assistant secretary of state for public affairs, recently moved to Washington, where he is writing and consulting for lobbying firm Ballard Partners.
Christiane called Jamie a “true hero” while talking to Oprah Winfrey, and told her how he moved to London to be with her and care for their son Darius, saying: “Jamie is the poster child for good husbands.”