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She first spotted the acclaimed actor in her hotel's lobby Douglas "asked very gentlemanly if he could sit next to me at a very long table at the dinner for the Zorro premiere," Zeta-Jones said.
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But, as Douglas recalled on The Jonathan Ross Show inhe thought he'd blown his chances with her, thanks to a cheesy pickup line. After she made the rounds, as part of her press obligations, she joined him for a nightcap.
By the time the actors "actually sat down and talked about it," Douglas and Zeta-Jones realized their relationship could go the distance. Almost instantly, the couple's vast age difference became tabloid fodder. And it's so funny, because Michael and my parents are the same age. So, my parents, whenever they see us together, never even question that there was a year age difference. At the time of their engagement, Douglas' publicist said "no official date" had been set, but they would be married later that year.
The actor's proposal came a month after he confirmed rumors that Zeta-Jones was pregnant. He was the first child for Zeta-Jones and the second child for Douglas, whose firstborn son Cameron with ex-wife Diandra Luker was born in A month before the wedding, Douglas told Movieline, "Whatever Catherine wants, that's what she'll get.
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He just has this look where I know that he's about to start, and that does me in. I said, 'I don't even want you to look at me until I'm halfway down the aisle,'" she told People, adding, "I don't take any of this for granted.
When I look at Michael, I run around like a little girl. I can't believe I came into his life and he came into mine. At the time, Zeta Jones' publicist said, "They are all doing fantastic.
They would jump on the subway and sit right in front of me. I was, like, 6. Just a year later, the couple's love was put to the test when Douglas was diagnosed with throat cancer. Getty Get celebs updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Her husband branded her previous boyfriends a bunch of "idiots" before he whisked her down the aisle and gave her Hollywood life she's always dreamed of.
But what if Catherine Zeta Jones had never met Michael Douglas - would she still be jumping from one failed relationship to another? As it is announced that she and Douglas are to separate after 13 years of marriage which is actually something of record in Tinseltown terms! This brought her to public attention and also a TV presenter boyfriend in the form of John Leslie, who she met at a Chesney Hawkes concert in John Leslie, her first big love Image: Getty Images But just 18 months later, the couple split, the break-up reportedly because she wanted to start a family and he didn't.
Something that Leslie possibly regretted as he still refers to her as "the most beautiful woman I have ever seen" and said: We'll always be mates. This was inand she had already been hitched to Douglas for three years and seeing her Hollywood career go from strength-to-strength, having won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Velma Kelly in Chicago.
The Story of How Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Fell in Love
But let's get back to her earlier life and the other romantic conquests - or failures - pre-Douglas dynasty. After he split from Leslie, her next conquest caused quite a stir! Mick Hucknall was 'a new flame' for not very long! Rex She was caught kissing her Catherine the Great co-star Paul McGann in his car which the press jumped on but he denied it and despite him admitting that the incident "really rattled" his marriage, he remained with wife Annie and their children.