Love It’s a wonderful thing, especially when you’re staring at it from the outside. In this
column , We’ll examine celebrity couples — or, occasionally, good friends — keeping us hopeful about our romantic futures and try to learn what we can do from their well-documented relationships.
Allow me to get out of the rom-com obsessive business if you will: I actually Julia Roberts isn’t a big fan of the lead role in the romantic comedy. I know, I know – it’s heresy – but I prefer Julia in her Ocean Eleven sharpening, sharp and serious. It didn’t do me any favors when she tried to be gracious and gracious in Runaway Bride . That said, I’m not made of stone; when I heard that Roberts and George Clooney would be reuniting Tickets to Heaven
The identities of the aggrieved exes showed up to jointly prevent their daughter’s wedding, and I immediately planned to see it.
Roberts and Clooney recently sat down for
The New York Times interviews clearly demonstrate that no matter when these crazy kids first got their chemistry (or “s? ‘318s? I can’t tell the age of any of them given their standard Hollywood issue good looks) are far from failing. They The decades-long friendship is so lovely to read, especially when Roberts told reporter Kyle Buchanan, “We have a friendship that people know and we’re going to enter as this divorced couple. Half of Americans probably think we’re divorced, so we do. ”
this , in a nutshell, that’s exactly how Roberts and Clooney struck me; they looked like divorced people, they went to mediation, put in place a reasonable custody schedule, did a lot of therapy (together and alone), separated For a while and then reunited at the kids’ school events. I’ve been documented as a big fan of divorces, so the thought of Roberts and Clooney as exes in BFF status would soothe my brain and it’s really heartwarming Surprised?
later During the interview, Roberts and Clooney befriended in terms of dancing and kissing – they were both on Paradise tickets
, spoiler alert! – embarrassing their young co-stars Caitlin Dever and Maxime Buttier. I know celebrities are good at making themselves look like charming, funny, down-to-earth people rather than leather-clad lizards, but I believe This is za za zu – infused with light-hearted banter for two people who meet once a month for steak and scotch and Industry gossip, but right now I’m just blatantly writing Roberts/Clooney fan fiction, so let’s move on. (However, I do Think they have a steak night every month. Don’t ask me why; I just feel it in my bones. )
At the end of the interview, Clooney confirmed that he was still willing to years old, where, a) we really need to overcome the cultural youth Obsessed, b) yes, uh, of course he is, he’s still hot. Julia jumps in and points out that he “looks good, thank you so much” because that’s what your old-school buddies are for: they’ll boost your self-esteem when you need them, and They hit the big box office with you in front of the camera. Maybe, if you’re lucky, after years of friendship, they can still joke around with you.