Jebreal and Waters were introduced around five years ago by Durning and Jebreal’s husband, biotech entrepreneur Arthur Altschul Jr., from whom she is now separated.
A source told us, “Arthur and Laurie are longtime friends, and they introduced Rula and Roger a few years ago.
In 1975 Schnabel returned to Texas for eight months.
A year later he had his first solo museum exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston.
Rula apparently spent the morning returning all of the gifts Roger had given her, to include 3 keffiyehs, some really good hummus from Jericho, and a sturdy shovel.
The filmmaker started dating the journalist after leaving his second wife Olatz Lopez Garmendia four years ago (07), but their rocky romance hit the headlines several times after they were spotted arguing in public.
Waters — who has homes in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton — is a supporter of a boycott of Israel over the issue of Palestinian rights.
He has likened Israeli treatment of Palestinians to apartheid South Africa, sparking criticism from the pro-Israel lobby.For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter.We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out.Julian Schnabel (born October 26, 1951) is an American painter and filmmaker.In the 1980s, Schnabel received international media attention for his "plate paintings"—large-scale paintings set on broken ceramic plates. After graduating, he sent an application to the Independent Study Program (ISP) at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.In the 1970s, Schnabel traveled twice to Europe, where he was enormously impressed by the work of contemporary German artists like Joseph Beuys and Italian artists as Fra Angelico, Giotto and Caravaggio.