Pip Edwards closes questions on relaunching romance with Michael Clarke – as she blows up ’empty’ Instagram culture
Pip Edwards has rarely made headlines over the past year, mainly due to his recurring relationship with retired cricket captain Michael Clarke.
But the PE Nation founder, 40, firmly declined to answer questions about the couple’s romance during an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Friday.
The reporter who conducted the interview noted that Pip “ would not be drawn to the state of her relationship ” – despite reports that she and Michael, also 40, would be back after their split in January.
Her lips are sealed: Fashion designer Pip Edwards ‘would not be drawn to the state of her relationship’ during an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Friday, despite reports that she is dating the captain again. retired Australian cricketer Michael Clarke after their split in January.
While talking about her love life was strictly forbidden, the fashion designer was happy to speak lyrically about the dangers of the “ empty ” Instagram culture.
Pip, a prolific social media user herself, said: “ In a fast-paced world heavily influenced by social media, the perception that success, glamor and lifestyle are what it’s all about. acting breaks my heart.
“ The desire and need across the social landscape to chase this success and lightning-fast fame is completely empty. ”
Pip, who designed for General Pants Co. and Ksubi before co-founding PE Nation, said she was proud of her accomplishments after two decades in the fashion industry, adding that she had “ created a very unique career path ” for herself.
Strictly off limits: The PE Nation founder, 40, has firmly refused to answer questions about the couple’s recurring romance. Photographed in a previous interview in April 2015
Longtime friends Pip and Michael began dating in late 2019 after the sportsman ended his marriage to his wife of seven, Kyle Clarke (née Boldy).
However, their romance only became public after the Clarkes confirmed their separation in February of last year.
Michael and Pip played down the rumors for months – Pip even insisted that they were “ just friends – before finally going public in July while on vacation in Noosa.
However, they ended things six months later, in January.
Although it seemed like the end of things, the couple were spotted having dinner together in Potts Point, Sydney last week, sparking rumors of a reconciliation.
Neither Michael nor Pip have confirmed they are back, but a source close to the couple said they were ‘close friends’.