Liz and Shane's pals doubt if their marriage will work

Last Updated: Mon, Oct 03, 2011 05:57 hrs

They may have just got engaged, but Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne have had their friends concerned about the longevity of their marriage.

The ex-Australian cricketer proposed to Hurley at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews on Friday night after a whirlwind 10-month romance.

And over the weekend the couple looked blissfully happy, with 46-year-old Hurley flashing a sapphire and diamond engagement ring said to be worth 50,000 pounds.

However, friends think that it may be too early for the couple to jump into the marriage bandwagon.

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"A lot of us are very surprised - and a bit concerned for Liz. What started out as a fling has become something far more. They seem to have got caught up in the moment," the Daily Mail quoted a friend as saying.

"However much chemistry there is between Shane and Liz, they are from very different worlds. She is very much part of upper-crust society, and he is a Jack-the-lad Aussie," the friend added.

Hurley divorced textiles heir Arun Nayar in June after four years of marriage.

Warne, 42, divorced wife Simone in 2006 after 10 years of marriage.

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