Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund call it quits one year after welcoming their baby

Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund

Some relationships last a lifetime, while others do not. Couples live together for years and drift asunder. The same is happening in Hollywood. Recently, Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund who welcomed their first child in December 2020 and also celebrated his first birthday last month have parted ways, as confirmed by People.

The couple started dating in 2019 and have now ended their 3 years relationship. The duo hasn’t publicly announced about the same yet.

Emma and Garrett started dating in 2019 and have always been open about romance and their love life. The couple went private with their life just after the birth of their son in December 2020.

According to People, an insider who is close to the couple revealed about the split, “It’s sad. And they are trying their best to co-parent. It’s been hard.”

For the unversed, Emma also celebrated her son’s birthday with a special theme party-Rodeo themed-Birthday Bash. She also shared the fun celebration on her Instagram profile.


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When Emma opened up about her motherhood struggle

In 2020, in an interview with Cosmopolitan, Roberts expressed about the motherhood battles she had during her fertility period. “Ever since I was little, I wanted to have a baby, in theory. When I was a kid, I begged my mom to have another baby. The day she brought my sister home from the hospital, I remember holding her, wanting to dress and play with her. It really started to come to the forefront of my mind when, a few years ago, I learnt that I’ve had undiagnosed endometriosis since I was a teenager,” she stated.

The actress also described her disease which impacted her fertility and the doctors suggested her for freezing her eggs. “To be honest, I was also terrified. Just the thought of going through that and finding out, perhaps, that I wouldn’t be able to have kids….I did freeze my eggs eventually, which was a difficult process. It sounds cheesy, but the moment that I stopped thinking about it, we got pregnant. But even then, I didn’t want to get my hopes up. Things can go wrong when you’re pregnant,” she said.

The actress also called her motherhood experience “eye-opening”. In an interview with People, she said, “That was definitely the most eye-opening, having a child,” She added. “Where before, I’m operating in the world on my own and I’m just kind of thinking about what’s right for me. And when you have a kid, it’s like, wait, how old is he going to be in the year 2050? What’s the world going to look like? For me, I definitely wanted to educate myself more on what I should be doing.”

Before the couple was dating, Emma dated actor Evan Peters for seven years and Garrett dated actress Kirsten Dunst.