Liam Hemsworth's sister-in-law Elsa Pataky slammed his ex Miley Cyrus during a press conference in Madrid, Spain. Elsa is married to Liam's older brother Chris Hemsworth and was close with the "Slide Away" singer during the time she was married to the Australian actor.
Liam and his family have stayed quiet about Miley since the split in August. However, Elsa opened up for the first time about the breakup and seemingly took sides this week. "My brother-in-law, well … after a relationship that you've dedicated ten years to, he's a little bit down, but he's coping well, he's a strong boy and he deserves the best. I think he deserves much better," she said, according to Hola! magazine.
Elsa went on to reveal that Liam has been leaning on his loved ones as he tries to move forward with his life. "You always find support in your family, and he's joined at the hip with Chris, who has been there to give all the strength he needed," she added.
Miley enjoyed a summer fling with Brody Jenner's ex Kaitlynn Carter before moving on with musician Cody Simpson in October. She was publicly criticized for jumping from relationship to relationship after her marriage ended, and she decided to speak out on Instagram on October 4.
"This dating thing is new to me too. I've never been an 'adult'/grown a** woman experiencing this. I was in a committed relationship for almost all my teens and early 20s, with the exception of a few breaks, which usually in those times I was working my a** off with not much R&R ... and meeting/trusting people in my position is really tough. Don't f***ing pity me, not what I am asking for. I have a great life I wouldn't trade for 'privacy' but PLEASE don't make this awkward for me! I am trying to make light and like always make fun of myself/ and the public's perception of me. Get used to me dating — this is where I am at!" she wrote.
On November 18, it was revealed that Miley was "taking a break" from her relationship with Cody in order to "focus on herself."
The news came on the heels of Liam unfollowing Miley on Instagram. The songstress was reportedly "devastated" about his decision, as she thought they would eventually reconcile. "She thought somehow they would find their way back to each other and she was holding on to that, but then Liam unfollowed her and that was his way of saying it’s really done. Yeah, Liam is not turning back," a source told RadarOnline.com. "After all thats been happening with her, she had been distracting herself from it all but now she is really feeling it. It’s quite sad," the source added.
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