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Ellen Barkin was all set to marry Amal Alamuddin's colleague Ben Emmerson, but just weeks after they got engaged over New Year's, she began to have second thoughts about their whirlwind romance, a source reveals to Us Weekly.PHOTOS: Hollywood's broken engagements "Ellen got swept up in the whole idea of Ben — marrying a British lawyer, moving to London, living that life," the insider tells Us of the actress, 60, who met the British barrister at Alamuddin's Venetian nuptials to George Clooney in September 2014."She got swept up in the moment." In the end, the insider tells Us, she called it quits and "gave back the ring." PHOTOS: Unlikely celeb couples This would have been Barkin's third marriage.She was previously wed to actor Gabriel Byrne from 1988 to 1999, and to billionaire Ronald O. She and Byrne had two kids together; she and Perelman had a bitter, much-publicized divorce, after which she famously sold the jewelry he had given her at a Christie's auction that fetched more than million. Her breakthrough role was in the 1982 comedy-drama film Diner, and the following years she had starring roles in films include Tender Mercies (1983), The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), and The Big Easy (1987).In 1989, Barkin received positive reviews for her roles in films Johnny Handsome and Sea of Love.
Supportive: George and Amal - pictured at a Celebrity Fight Night event in Italy back in September - are happy about Ellen and Ben's relationship as the insider claimed: 'George and Amal love them together!"Ellen met him at George and Amal's wedding and they totally hit it off.It happened quickly but she's totally fallen for him and flies to see him all the time." CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Ellen Barkin and Ben Emmerson are said to have met at George Clooney's wedding On top of Ben's successful career and intelligence – he specialises in human rights law, public international law, and international crime law – Ellen is said to have been drawn by his charm.After that, she got a chance to work in “Jonny Handsome,” “Sea of Love” and “Switch.” All these movies were one of the best movies she has ever played and from these movies; she got nominated for various prestigious awards such as Golden Globes Award and Chicago Film Critics Award.She worked in “The Fan” in 1996 as Jewel Stern for which she won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress.