Hugh Jackman enjoys a rare public outing with his mother Grace

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Time heals all wounds: Hugh Jackman enjoys a rare public outing with his mother Grace McNeil in the Hamptons - after she 'abandoned' him aged eight

By Jo Scrimshire For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 20:52 GMT, 12 February 2019 | Updated: 20:56 GMT, 12 February 2019

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Hugh Jackman was just eight years old when his mother, Grace McNeil, abandoned her family in Australia and returned to the UK.

The star, 50, has previously described Grace's sudden departure as 'traumatic', but it appears time heals all wounds.

Hugh was pictured grocery shopping with his mother in The Hamptons, New York on Tuesday in a rare public sighting together. 

Time heals all wounds: Hugh Jackman enjoyed a rare public outing with his mother Grace McNeil in the Hamptons, New York on Tuesday - after she 'abandoned' him aged eight

Time heals all wounds: Hugh Jackman enjoyed a rare public outing with his mother Grace McNeil in the Hamptons, New York on Tuesday - after she 'abandoned' him aged eight

The Wolverine star, who won his first Grammy over the weekend, wrapped up warm in a black zip-up hoodie featuring the words, 'All be happy'.

He completed his look with a beanie hat, dark sunglasses and grey tracksuit pants.

The sighting comes after Hugh told Australia's WHO magazine in January 2018 that his mother abandoning him as a child was 'traumatic'.

No dramas! The Wolverine star, who won his first Grammy over the weekend, wrapped up warm in a black zip-up hoodie featuring the words, 'All be happy'

No dramas! The Wolverine star,

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