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RICHARD EDEN: Billionaire Elon Musk takes a private jet to attend the wedding of his ex-wife (twice divorced) Talulah Riley and Love Actually star Thomas Brodie-Sangster

While some brides and grooms prepare for an overbearing mother-in-law, Thomas Brodie-Sangster faced an even more daunting prospect when he exchanged vows with actress Talulah Riley over the weekend.

I heard that Elon Musk, who Talulah was married to and divorced not once but twice, attended the wedding in Anstey, Hertfordshire.

“He came on a private jet for the wedding,” says a source. “He was in the south of France, attending a conference in Cannes.

The presence of billionaire Tesla, 52, with a very colorful love life, underlines the extent to which he remained close to Talulah, 38, from whom he divorced a second time in 2016.

She described him as “the perfect ex-husband”.

RICHARD EDEN: Billionaire Elon Musk takes a private jet to attend the wedding of his ex-wife (twice divorced) Talulah Riley and Love Actually star Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Elon Musk, who Talulah was married to and divorced not once but twice, attended the wedding in Anstey, Hertfordshire

The St Trinian's star announced her engagement last year to Brodie-Sangster, 34, on Musk's social media site X, formerly Twitter.

The St Trinian’s star announced her engagement last year to Brodie-Sangster, 34, on Musk’s social media site X, formerly Twitter.

The St Trinian’s star announced her engagement last year to Brodie-Sangster, 34, on Musk’s social media site X, formerly Twitter.

The South African-born tycoon responded with a congratulatory message.

Thomas, who rose to fame aged 13 as lovesick Sam in Love Actually, wrote on Instagram: “Happy to announce that Talulah and I are engaged. Love is all around X’ – a reference to the ballad of the Troggs which featured in the romantic comedy.

The couple met in 2021 on the set of the Disney+ miniseries Pistol, about the punk band the Sex Pistols.

Talulah, who grew up in Hemel Hempstead, Herts, had met Musk at Mayfair nightclub Whiskey Mist while he was on a business trip.

She revealed in 2012 that she was still a virgin at 22 when she met the mogul, saying: “I’ve never slept with anyone except Elon. Which is nice.

In a BBC documentary about him, Talulah revealed: “My first impressions were that he was very nice, he seemed quite shy.

He said, “Can I put my hand on your knee?” and I said, ‘OK, go on then.’ I thought it was pretty sweet of him to ask.

His father, Doug Milburn, a high-ranking police officer turned screenwriter, did not approve.

She recalls: “He Googled ‘Elon + rocket + electric car’ and angrily exclaimed that Elon was married with five children.

He replied: “You were arrested by a playboy. Text this man to tell him you’re not going to dinner with him and he’s ab******d.’

The couple met in 2021 on the set of the Disney+ miniseries Pistol, about the punk band the Sex Pistols.

The couple met in 2021 on the set of the Disney+ miniseries Pistol, about the punk band the Sex Pistols.

Musk, however, filed for divorce from his first wife, Justine. He and Talulah were married in Dornoch Cathedral, Scotland, in 2010, but divorced two years later.

They remarried in 2013, and Talulah later said they had “got back together when filing for divorce.”

Musk initiated their second divorce in 2014, before withdrawing the lawsuit months later.

In 2016, Talulah requested that proceedings resume and they separated for good. She reportedly received a settlement of £12.5million.

Musk, known for his concern about population decline, is now the father of 12 children.

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