Elle Macpherson confirms split from disgraced Andrew Wakefield

독특한: Elle Macpherson confirms her split from disgraced ex-doctor and anti-vaxxer Andrew Wakefield and reveals they separated ‘almost TWO YEARS ago

Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson has confirmed her split from disgraced former doctor Andrew Wakefield after breakup rumours earlier this year.

A spokesperson for the 57-year-old revealed the news to Daily Mail Australia on Thursday, saying the supermodel and anti-vaxxer actually broke up ‘almost two years ago’.

‘As a spokesperson for Elle I can unequivocally confirm that the relationship between Elle and Dr Wakefield terminated almost two years ago,’ the spokesperson said in a statement.

독특한: Elle Macpherson has confirmed her split from disgraced former doctor Andrew Wakefield. A spokesperson for the 57-year-old revealed the news with Daily Mail Australia on Thursday, revealing the supermodel and anti-vaxxer actually broke up 'almost two years ago'

독특한: Elle Macpherson has confirmed her split from disgraced former doctor Andrew Wakefield. A spokesperson for the 57-year-old revealed the news with Daily Mail Australia on Thursday, revealing the supermodel and anti-vaxxer actually broke up ‘almost two years ago

‘There has been no contact subsequently.

Elle reportedly first started dating British anti-vaxxer Wakefield in 2017.

Earlier this year when asked about the break-up rumours, a spokesperson for 65-year-old Wakefield said: ‘He rarely answers press enquiries from mainstream news publications and doesn’t comment on his private life.

헤드 라인 만들기: The former couple were first spotted kissing at a farmers' market in Miami in 2018

헤드 라인 만들기: The former couple were first spotted kissing at a farmersmarket in Miami in 2018

Wakefield, originally from Berkshire, was struck off the medical register in 2010 after his research showing the supposed link between the MMR jabs and autism was exposed as an ‘elaborate fraud’.

His false claims led to a downturn in vaccination among children and renewed measles outbreaks.

He moved to the US and reinvented himself as a filmmaker and campaigner, and it was reported last year that he had seized on paranoia owing to the coronavirus pandemic to spread conspiracy theories around vaccination.

He and his ex-wife Carmel, who settled in Austin, 텍사스, are said to have separated in early 2017. In November that year, he met Elle at a ‘Doctors Who Rockawards ceremony in Orlando, 플로리다.

논란의 여지가있는: Wakefield, originally from Berkshire, was struck off the medical register in 2010 after his research showing the supposed link between the MMR jabs and autism was exposed as an 'elaborate fraud'

논란의 여지가있는: Wakefield, originally from Berkshire, was struck off the medical register in 2010 after his research showing the supposed link between the MMR jabs and autism was exposed as an ‘elaborate fraud

The former couple were first spotted kissing at a farmersmarket in Miami in 2018.

Wakefield has previously dismissed Covid-19, calling it the ‘WuFlu,’ after the city of Wuhan in China, where the pandemic began.

During an online ‘Health Freedom Summit’, he said the death toll had been ‘greatly exaggeratedand the effects of the pandemic were ‘based upon a fallacy’.

In November last year, it was reported that Elle dubbed the pandemic a ‘divine timeto promote the campaign against vaccinations – backing her disgraced former doctor boyfriend.

In video footage obtained by the Mail, she was introduced by Wakefield as ‘Elle Macpherson, my girlfriendahead of a US screening of his most recent instalment of anti-vaccination propaganda.

Talking to him before an audience in North Carolina, 그녀가 말했다: ‘You made this film during Covid, and it’s interesting because it’s such beautiful, sacred timing when you watch the film, because it’s so pertinent and so relevantAnd for it to come in this divine time where vaccination and mandatory vaccination is on everybody’s lips.

This was the first time the model-turned-entrepreneur had acknowledged their relationship in public and endorsed his activism.

Reports: In November last year, it was reported that Elle dubbed the pandemic a 'divine time' to promote the campaign against vaccinations ¿ backing anti-vaxxer Wakefield

Reports: In November last year, it was reported that Elle dubbed the pandemic a ‘divine timeto promote the campaign against vaccinations – backing anti-vaxxer Wakefield

Elle said she was ‘honouredto be sharing the stage with Wakefield, saying she first heard about ‘Andy’ 에 1998 – the year his now-notorious sham research falsely claimed to have discovered evidence in 12 children that the MMR vaccine caused autism.

Before dating Wakefield, Elle was married twice previously to French fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon from 1986 -1989 and American billionaire Jeffrey Soffer, who she wed in 2013.

She has two childrenFlynn and Cywith her French financier ex Arpad Busson.

High-profile exes: Before dating Wakefield, Elle was married twice previously to French fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon from 1986 -1989 and American billionaire Jeffrey Soffer, who she wed in 2013

High-profile exes: Before dating Wakefield, Elle was married twice previously to French fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon from 1986 -1989 and American billionaire Jeffrey Soffer, who she wed in 2013