'When things seem really bad, you have to be able to see the good and learn from it': Liberty Ross on husband's affair with Kristen Stewart
12:25 GMT, 23 October 2012
Liberty Ross has shrugged off any heartbreak as she revealed that she plans to 'learn' from her husband's recent infidelity with actress Kristen Stewart.
The model mother-of-two made her comeback at Alexander Wang's runway show – and strutted down the catwalk with a confident pout upon on her lips.
And in her first public statement on her husband Rupert Sanders' affair with the Twilight beauty, Miss Ross, 34, said: 'I believe that we’re all on journeys and we are all given lessons at certain times in our lives.
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Pensive: Liberty Ross pauses for a moment as she discusses the past year
'…Sometimes, when things seem
really bad, you have to be able to see the good and learn from it, and
just move forward as graciously as possible.'
Ross had maintained a dignified silence ever since her it was revealed
that her husband, movie director Rupert Sanders, 41, had been having a
seedy affair with Kristen, 22, after meeting her on the set of Snow
White and the Huntsman.
slender brunette – who lost even more weight during her marriage crisis
– had concentrated on caring for their two children, Skyla, seven, and
Tennyson, five, at their home in the Hollywood Hills.
the British model broke her silence on the liaison as she got ready for
Wang's show during New York fashion week last month.
Ready for her close-up: Liberty Ross in make-up at the Alexander Wang show last month
Face the cameras: Liberty Ross all in white at Alexander Wang
As she was filmed backstage, Miss
Ross spoke out about the affair – and although she failed to mention any
names, it was perfectly clear what she she was referring to.
'This year was the end of some things and the beginning of something
else. Beginnings and endings are always exciting'
When asked about her life, she replied: 'I have a really good balance. I’m very happy with my
life, and I’m lucky. I have good people.
'I have two amazing children. I
believe that we’re all on journeys and we are all given lessons at
certain times in our lives, and sometimes when things seem really bad,
you have to be able to see the good and learn from it, and just move
forward as graciously as possible.
Happy couple: Rupert Sanders and Liberty Ross smile at the premiere of Snow White and the Huntsman in London in May – just weeks before it was revealed he had cheated on her with Kristen Stewar
Although she had recently been
pictured at counselling sessions with her husband, Miss Ross made it
clear that their marriage was by no means saved just yet.
She said: 'This year was the end of some things and the beginning of something
else. Beginnings and endings are always really exciting.'
Reunited: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are now back together after her affair with Rupert Sanders
Miss Ross had co-starred in her husband's feature film debut, playing Queen Eleanor opposite Kristen.
When the affair broke in July, the
couple split and she was pictured looking gaunt and without her wedding
ring as the toll had obviously taken its toll on her.
All the Twihards will be happy: Kristen and Rob in a trailer for Breaking Dawn
The liaison left Kristen's long-term boyfriend and co-star, heartthrob Robert Pattinson, reeling – as she begged him publicly for his forgiveness.
However, the couple, who are now set to go on a worldwide promotional jaunt to premiere the third and last installment in the Twilight trilogy – Breaking Dawn – are now back together and were pictured kissing in Los Angeles last week.