L'attrice, 51, e attore, 76, legato il nodo in ritardo 2000. Condividono due figli: figlio Dylan, 20, e la figlia Carys, 17. Douglas è anche padre di figlio Cameron, 42, dal suo precedente matrimonio con Diandra Luker.
“My husband is 25 years older than me; that’s not a secret,” the star told giornale di Wall Street di lunedi. “With any relationship, it wouldn’t be normal if there weren’t any ups and downs. The constant is love is respect. We’ve never, ever lost our sense of humor, and we enjoy each other’s company.”
Zeta-Jones emphasized that the two “have a lot of fun together.”
“My husband and I spend a lot of time together because, unlike so many couples, we’ve never had a 9-to-5 job where it’s consistent,” lei spiegò. “We’re either on or we’re off. I’m really working 16 ore al giorno, or I’m not. He’s doing the same, o no. So we’ve had in our relationship huge amounts of time where we’ve been just us. We lived on the island of Bermuda for 12 years bringing up our kids. We respect each other’s space, and our humor is just long-lasting.”
Di nuovo dentro 2020, Douglas shared an audio message on Instagram detailing how he met his now-wife.
It all began when he attended a screening of the movie, “The Mask of Zorro,” one of Zeta-Jones’ breakout roles.
“I’m watching this movie, I go, 'Wow, who is this girl, she’s incredible,'” Douglas recounted, and his friends told him about the actress, who was then an up-and-comer.
“A month later, I was at the Deauville Film Festival. … I see on the schedule that the next day at the festival, they’re going to have ‘Zorro’ Là,” ha ricordato. “So I asked my assistant: ‘Can you find out if Catherine Zeta-Jones is going to be here at the festival and if she’s coming alone? And if she is, can I have a drink with her?'”
The Oscar winner’s assistant came through and set up a rendezvous for the two.
“Il giorno successivo, she arrives with Antonio Banderas e Melanie Griffith, and I have a drink with her and it was everything I hoped for, then she invited me to dinner with her company, I’m thinking, ‘I’m looking good, this is looking good.'”
After dinner, the actress had to hurry off to another engagement, but Douglas told her that he’d be at the bar later if she wanted to join him again.
“Abbastanza sicuro, I must have been batting one thousand, perché, after the movie, I’m sitting at the bar, and like ‘Laurence of Arabia,’ this mirage comes through the lobby and it’s Catherine Zeta-Jones,” il “Uomo formica” actor reminisced.
The two enjoyed a bit more time together before Douglas hit Zeta-Jones with a bold line.
“I’m going to be the father of your children,” he told her.
“She looked at me and she said, ‘I’ve heard a lot about you, I’ve heard a lot about you, I guess it’s all true, good night,'” Douglas remembered. “And she left. She left early the next morning and I thought I completely had blown it.”
All hope was not lost, tuttavia, as they eventually “made contact” ancora, e, as Douglas put it, “the rest is history.”
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