03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Paul McCartney And Nancy Shevell's Relationship Did Not Wreck Her Marriage, Say Friends

Paul McCartney didn't break up gal pal Nancy Shevell's marriage - it's been "unraveling for many years," a close family friend told the Daily News on Wednesday.

On paper, Shevell and hubby Bruce Blakeman look like a perfect match with their glossy good looks, political connections and government appointments.

The friend said the college sweethearts were growing apart long before she stepped out with the almost-divorced ex-Beatle in the Hamptons last weekend.

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