It all started in the late 80’s, on the set of one of those usually slandered TV movies. Based on Lanford Wilson’s play of the same name, Lemon Sky went unnoticed in American audiovisual history, but it marked an important personal milestone for two of its actors. It was during his filming where Love arose between Kevin Bacon who gave life to the young protagonist, And Kyra Sedgwick, seven years his junior and with a rather minor role in the TV movie. then gave the beginning a romance that has lasted three and a half decades.
The atypical love story of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick
Bacon actually said that both had met before when he was working in the theater and she, only twelve years old, went to a morning performance of the play he was performing. Her brother encouraged him to tell the actor that he liked his work, and that’s how their first meeting came about. But it wasn’t until the aforementioned 1987 filming that the two really got to know each other. “Definitely not my type” Sedgwick thought when he first saw him, a scene where he remembers turning, yes, to see his butt as he was walking.
Despite this, and due to his persistence after the initial refusal (he would invite the entire team to dinner every night just to spend time with her, which he avoided doing, though), they began dating soon after. The romance only grew stronger over the following year on September 4, 1988, They walked down the aisle. Little has been released about their wedding details, although the couple have occasionally shared pictures of the event. “I knew in my heart and in my soul that he was the right person. I had no such certainty before or after,” she admitted of the early stages of their life together.
During the honeymoon, they decided not to take any precautions. “Our principle was that the children would arrive when they needed to arrive. I never thought it would happen so quickly,” she admits She became pregnant in the second week of their honeymoon. In June 1989 he would be born his first son, Travis. The youngest of the family her sister is Sosie was born just three years later, in March 1992. The eldest son has a black metal group, the youngest followed in the footsteps of her parents in the world of acting, working on series like “The Closer”, in which she starred “Her Mother” or “Thirteen Reasons”.
What’s the key to Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick’s 35-year marriage?
Thirty-five years later It’s an unlikely couple in Hollywood’s fleeting romance and the notorious divorces. Both have addressed the reasons why they believe their love remains healthy in public appearances. Both she and he often talk about the need to keep their relationship “alive” and that Support, admiration and camaraderie that reigned between them in these decades. Especially as their children get older.
In his opinion, the sense of humor was crucial. “he’s damn funny‘ the Golden Globe winner admitted of her husband. Sex also features prominently, or the ability to find out things about the other that they didn’t know long afterward. Without going further, it was only in 2012 that they found out thanks to a TV show They are distant relatives, cousins, and ninth cousins concrete.
From their discussions that they exist, they say that the important thing is that they are not usually renewed. The biggest sticking point is finding the right temperature in the car for both of them, they once joked. But the truth is that in three and a half decades there have also been personal bumps: one of the most when they lost “almost everything” in 2008 due to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. From this they learned an important life lesson: “If something is too good to be true, then it is too good to be true,” admitted Kevin.
Recently, The couple celebrated their anniversary. The “Mystic River” hitmaker recalled the date a few days ago and salvaged an old picture of the two hugging. “Thirty-five years seems like a heartbeat‘ the publication read, amid applause and congratulations from the couple’s supporters.