These Celebrity Wives Transformations Left Us Speechless Part 2
Not everything that shines is gold. Being a celebrity is not easy. Fame is a double-edged sword; on one hand you have glamour, money and all the amenities you can imagine, but on the other side you have the negative side of being famous : gossip, no private life, to be constantly under the magnifying glass of the whole world and behind the paparazzi lens. But I imagine that being the wife of a celebrity must be ten thousand times worse. The fans, the gossip press will be attentive to every step you take, how you look, if you gained weight, if you are wearing the right clothes, what you ate, … However, Finsfeed.com brings you the second part of the list of celebrity wives so you can discover this fantastic women who have managed to maintain an incredible marriage under public scrutiny and also manage to be adored by the masses.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Back in the 80’s Matthew Broderick was a mega celebrity, famous for making two iconic films for popular culture “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and “War Games.” Sarah Jessica Parker was beginning her artistic career first on Broadway and then on the big screen with “Firstborn.” During the shooting of this film she met her former boyfriend and bad boy Robert Downey Jr. They dated from 1984 to 1991, but Parker ended the relationship with Downey due to all the problems with the law that he had. Sarah’s brother introduced her to Matthew, Three months later, he finally asked her out. “He’s probably the funniest fellow I’ve met in my entire life,” she told the Los Angeles Times in 1996. They got married on May 19, 1997 at a former synagogue in New York City. Both wear black. The couple have been married for 21 years now and have three adorable children.
In 1993, when the actress Brooke Shields met the professional tennis player Andre Agazzi,- former number one tennis player in the world- it went like fireworks. They dated for 4 years and in 97 they got married in a private ceremony. However, their marriage did not last long; several cases of violence by the tennis player were reported. One of the most famous was in 1999, when Shields had to make a small appearance in the TV series “Friends”, where she played a crazy Tribiani fan. In one scene the actress had to lick the Tribiani’s fingers. It was reported that Agazzi lost his head on the set, shouted at the actors and threatened the director. Weeks after the incident, Brooke filed for divorce. Brooke Shield gave an interview to People Magazine in 2014, where she talked about the reason for the couple’s divorce. “He explained to me that for the first whole part of our relationship, he had been addicted to crystal meth. To this day, I think to myself ‘My God, Brooke. All you’ve seen in your life and you couldn’t pick this up?’ But if you watch these athletes play, they play five, six, seven hours at the highest level and they keep going and going and the regimen surrounding them is so intense that my justification was, I guess you need to blow off steam when you can. I suggested we get couples counseling but he said there wasn’t any point.”
Richard Gere was the dream of many women in the 80s and 90s, with great films to his credit as “An American Gigolo” “Mr. Jones” and “Pretty Woman” the actor managed to climb the list of the Sexiest Men in Hollywood. On the other hand, Cindy Crawford became one of the greatest supermodels in the world in the 80’s and 90’s due to her sex appeal, her spectacular figure, her attitude and above all that sexy mole above her lips. They met at a barbecue at the photographer Herb Ritts’ house in 1987. In 1991, The actor and the supermodel got married in his mansion in a very private wedding. In 1993, People magazine named them “the sexiest couple of the year”. Shortly after strong rumors emerged in which it was said that the marriage was arranged to cover the homosexuality of the actor, rumour denied by the couple. They divorced in 1995, after just four years of marriage.
The trouble-maker actor Charlie Sheen is one of the most rebellious and crazy bad boys of Hollywood. His career has always been surrounded with problems with the law, alcohol, women and violence. Sheen met her on the set of Loaded Weapon 1 in 1991, and dated for a decade before getting engaged on December 26, 2001. On June 15, 2002, they married in a Roman Catholic ceremony. Richards gave birth to their first daughter Sam J. Sheen on March 9, 2004 and on June 1, 2005, they welcomed their second daughter Lola. But not everything was rosy in the marriage; while she was pregnant of her second daughter, Richards requested the divorce and then removed the papers. However on April 19, 2006, Richards filed for divorce one more time and sought a restraining order against Sheen, for alledged death threats against her. The divorce decree was approved on November 30, 2006 and it was declared that Sheen must stay 300 feet away from the actress and her daughters, except during supervised visits. This was one of Hollywood’s darkests and ugliests divorces with custody fights. From insults, abuse and gossip by both of them in the media, to a reality show, in and out of the court.
Helena Bonham Carter
The strangest and most eccentric couple in Hollywood met in 2001 on the set of the movie Planet of the Apes. They fell in love passionately and Tim Burton turned his wife into his beloved muse. She has acted in almost all the director’s movies, animated or real life. Together they have created the most crazy and strange characters on the big screen, many times played by the British actress and by Jhonny Deep. In October 2003, she gave birth to their first son Billy Raymond Burton, after declaring her struggles with infertility and pregnancy problems. She said that the couple had tried to conceive for more than two years. The marriage welcomed their daughter Nell on December 2007. On 23 December 2014, Burton and Bonham Carter published a statement confirming their friendly separation. Currently, they are still working together, Burton has declared that now it is better to work with the actress without being married, and that as always, she continues to inspire many of his roles.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Freddie Prince Jr and Sarah Michelle Geller were huge in the 90’s. He’s the son of the late actor Fredie Prinze and a child actor. His big break came when he filmed “To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday” on 1996. Sarah on her part, was also a child actor that has appeared in films like “Over the Brooklyn Bridge” (1984), “Crossroads” (1986) and “High Stakes” (1989) but she reached stardom when she starred the tv series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1997). They met on the set of the horror movie “I Know What You Did The Last Summer” (1997). They quickly became one of the most famous and sexy young couples in Hollywood, but the couple wanted to have their relationship as private as possible. They were engaged in April 2001 and got married that same year on September in Mexico. A year after they got married, both filmed “Scooby-Doo” (2002) and in the sequel “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (2004), and both provided their voices for the animated feature “Happily N’Ever After” (2007) and the animated series “Star Wars Rebels.” On September 2009, Sarah gave birth to their first daughter Charlotte Grace and on September 2012, their welcomed their son Rocky James. The couple has maintained a low profile in Hollywood, both have had small jobs in series and films until now, but most of their time has been devoted to raising their children, making a culinary career where both have published cooking books, a line of natural baking and frozen products.
Jada Pinkett Smith
This is undoubtedly one of the most stable, crazy, funny, kind and beloved marriages in Hollywood. Will Smith was once the fun Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. This TV show made America fall in love with him in the 90’s. So when the aspiring actress Jada Pinkett Smith was offered a small role in the series, she couldn’t help but being impressed by the charismatic actor. Smith was married at the time to his former wife, Sheree Zampino, with whom he had a son, Trey Smith. The actor and Zampino divorced in ’95 and Smith started dating Jada. In an interview for People magazine, she said that the couple started looking for a baby since the honeymoon. In less than a year Jada gave birth to her first child and second to Will, Jaden Smith in 1998. Two years later the little Willow Smith (2000) arrived to complete the clan. The Smiths are known for work in many projects as a family. Smith had his son Jaden as co-star in the films The Pursuit of Happiness (2006) and After Earth (2013) and his little girl Willow in a small role as his daughter in the Film I Am Legend (2007). However, Mrs Smith has also been in import movies before as: Scream 2 (1997 ), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Collateral (2004) and the Cannes Festival nominee for best film in 2008, The Human Contract, in which Jada acted, wrote and directed.