Doesn’t it seem like nearly every Hollywood couple is lead into the temptation of adultery or they wander away from each other before unexpectedly putting an end to their relationship? Well, Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are the perfect symbol of what a Hollywood fairy tale is like.
When You Know, You Know
This legendary couple has proven that their love has been able to endure the test of time. It was love at first sight for these two, and although their relationship ultimately won all the attention of Hollywood, their most recent revelation was so soul-crushing for us all.
Is Monogamy Dead?
“Monogamy is a very tough order. You’re in the prime of your life; you are attracted to other people, potentially, you have fantasies about that,” Goldie remarked during an interview with People magazine.
Of course, this makes us think whether the couple had dealt with unfaithful behavior before. It wouldn’t exactly surprise us since it appears to be a common event in this industry. The truth is that Hollywood is full of betrayal and adultery.
Shedding Light On The Honeymoon Phase
We all know that the honeymoon phase in any relationship is the duration of pure euphoria that eventually fades over time. During an interview, Goldie discussed the more intimate details of her and Kurt’s honeymoon phase.
The Hidden Truth
She remarked, “In the beginning, you want to see each other all the time”. The couple also purchased a mansion together and spent millions on developing separate living areas, which eventually led to both of them having more separate lives.
Where It All Started
The unfortunate reality about the couple and the way in which they lived behind closed doors is very sad. But what exactly could’ve been the breaking point of their relationship? Earlier on in both their careers, the couple met on set while they were both filming The Only And Only, Genuine, Original Family Band, in 1968.
A New Chapter
Kurt Russell was certain that meeting Goldie characterized the beginning of a new chapter in his life. Nonetheless, what took place during their time on set together is quite surprising, to say the least.
Age Is Not Just A Number
Although the couple had major chemistry, the duo parted ways once the project came to an end. At the time, Goldie was 21 while Kurt was only 16. For Goldie, she thought the age gap was quite concerning.
Building Their Careers
“I thought he was adorable, but he was much too young,” She said in an interview with BBC. As soon as the pair completed the movie they were acting on, they both continued to build themselves successful careers.
Launched Into Stardom
Only a few years after their movie was released, Goldie went on to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance, this helped her launch into total celeb-status. But we expected nothing less from the star, right?
A World-Renowned Star
It didn’t take that much time before Goldie was nominated for an Oscar. By the early 70s, Goldie became an internationally recognized star and even hosted the adored TV shows; Pure Goldie and The Goldie Hawn Special.
She also signed a record deal with Warner Brothers that launched her country album, where she worked with many talented artists like Buck Owens and even Dolly Parton. It was easy to see that Goldie was a very multi-talented star!
The Tables Turned
On the reverse, Kurt was not as fortunate when it came to his career. Even though he secured quite a few roles in successful movies, his career wasn’t as acknowledge as Goldie’s. But, it wasn’t long until the tables turned.
Kurt Russel’s Rise To Fame
He was able to land a role in the hit film, Elvis, and his excellent performance finally got him an Emmy nomination. This promoted his rise to fame and was not long before his career skyrocketed after that.
A Prediction By Walt Disney
Not many people know, but here is a fun fact, Kurt Russell is part of a strange Walt Disney occurrence. Way before the death of the iconic animator in 1966, Disney wrote “Kurt Russell”. To this day, no one really knows what it could mean.
Perhaps he anticipated Kurt’s rise to fame? As a child, Kurt was signed by Walt Disney as an actor and was given a long-term contract. But Currently, Disney’s last written words are still so mysterious.
Sport vs Entertainment
Prior to starting regular acting, Kurt was a blooming baseball player. He really wanted to make it like a pro. As a young boy, he aspired to follow in his father’s footsteps and chose to sign up for the minor leagues.
Back To Acting
He become well-known for being the second baseman for the Bend Rainbows as well as the Walla Walla Islanders. Despite that, he injured his rotator cuff and consequently decided to take up acting again.
Change Of Plan
He made quite the name for himself as the second baseman for the Bend Rainbows as well as the Walla Walla Islanders. However, he tore his rotator cuff and as a result decided to take up acting again.
Living Completely Different Lives
In 1969, Goldie married Gus Trikonis, but their marriage only lasted seven years, Following that, Goldie then went on to marry Bill Hudson. The couple had two beautiful kids together.
During that time, Kurt married Season Hubley who he met while during the time of filming Elvis. Together they had one son. It was very apparent that both Goldie and Kurt were separately enjoying their lives.
It All Ended
In 1983, following only fours year marriage, Kurt and Season. Just by chance, Goldie’s marriage to Hudson also seemed to be coming to an end when Hudson filed for divorce in 1980. Still not knowing whether the pair would cross paths again.
In any case, they had would never have guessed that their paths would cross again. In 1983, during the auditions for Swing Shift, Kurt and Goldie met once again. Despite the fact that they had not seen each other in quite a long time.
A Tale Of Fate
Russell confessed that he was head over heels for Goldie but didn’t quite know how to go about approaching her. Here’s a fun fact, the cheesy pickup line he used was, “Man, you’ve got a great figure”. Who would’ve guessed this would work?
A Memorable Date
The words that came out of his mouth, believe it not actually did work on Goldie. First their, first day the duo went to see a movie together and later for their second date, they decided on swing dancing. It was later revealed that the two of them had a really great time.
Good Story To Tell
They then headed off to Goldie’s place together. When they arrived, it turned out that Goldie had lost her key. As a result, they needed to eventually break-in. Surprisingly, the cops genuinely believed they were intruders.
For the following three years following their second date, the couple were inseparable. Goldie publicly announced that her and Kurt were expecting a child. In 1986, they welcomed a baby boy, Wyatt Russell.
At this stage, Goldie was the mother of two children while Kurt had a son of his own. Goldie and her daughter, Kate, share some very obvious similarities. One of which being that Kate is also a very successful actress.
Mother And Daughter
Kate has some undeniable similarities to her mom, Goldie. Kate has featured in numerous classical movies, such as, How To Lose A Guy In Ten Days and My Best Friend’s Girl. By launching her own fitness clothing line and with the success of her books, she managed to expand her career while giving herself a good name at the same time.
Finding Her Own Success
Kate desired to independently establish her own career, away from the limelight of her parents’. She accepted a few small roles, and in due course landed a breakthrough role in the comedy-drama film, Almost Famous.
Following that she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her appearance as Penny Lane. Kate was very fortunate to have grown up with two significant figures in her life, not to mention them being amazing actors too!
While many kids have a difficult time accepting their step-parents, Kate was not one of them. She had no trouble welcoming Kurt as her stepfather with open arms. In fact, the two are exceptionally close to each other. Kate appreciates Kurt as a father figure.
Kate’s relationship with her biological father has become a struggle, she once said that he didn’t show much interest in getting to know her. Taking into account that Kurt has been around since she was 18 months old, it’s no surprise Kate sees him as a father figure.
Kate And Oliver’s Views On Bill
Kate, along with her brother, Oliver Hudson, both made public statements that they have tried reaching out to their biological father, Bill. Unfortunately, it didn’t seem that their father had the same intentions as them. But, what exactly could have happened?
As the siblings are close, they have tried for many years to make things right with their father. Bill is a musician and unfortunately, but seems to have the same objectives which was surely very devastating for his Kate and Oliver.
Bill’s Saddening Statement
On Father’s Day in 2015, Oliver posted an innocent childhood photo with the heartbreaking caption, “Happy abandonment day”. While most people speculated it was about his dad, Bill later spoke to the Daily Mail and claiming that his ex-wife, Goldie had brainwashed their children into disliking him.
No One Knows
He also aid that he tried really hard to maintain a relationship with his children after the divorce, but once Kurt came onto the scene Goldie made it unbelievably difficult. But, no one truly knows if this statement has any truth to it.
How Bill Feels About Goldie
Bill took the opportunity to speak about his ex-wife when Kate broke up with her boyfriend, Matt Bellamy. He said that his daughter was following in her mother’s footsteps. “She has a wandering eye, just like her mother,” Bill said. We can only guess how much this affected Kate.
Kate’s Relationship With Her Mother
Regardless of Kate having a strained relationship with her father, she and her mom are remarkably close. Kate has said that she feels blessed to have had her mother as such a great role model. And that she is so fortunate to have had her there to always support and guide her.
Wyatt’s Road To Stardom
Wyatt, Kurt and Goldie’s son, has also commenced his journey as an actor. So far, he’s had some splendid achievements within his acting career. He secured a role in Everybody Wants Some!!. An American comedy-film about college baseball.
Sky’s The Limit
Before he took up acting, he was a professional hockey player before, he was definitely given an advantage in life by his parents have seriously, just as most parents would. He was able to do anything his heart desires!
Kurt and Goldie have raised several kids together, simultaneously, their children have gone on to build families of their own. Kate Hudson has three children: a son with her ex-husband, Chris Robinson, and two children with Matt Bellany. Not too long ago, she also had a daughter with her current boyfriend, Danny Fujikawa. Oliver is also the father of three of his children.
Raising In Faith
Goldie raised her two kids according to the Jewish faith, although she notes “not in a strictly, religious atmosphere”. But, the Hawn-Russell kids took the path of Buddhism instead. Kate has said that meditation has not only changed her life but also enriched it for the better. She commits herself to practice at least half an hour every day. Oliver is also a Buddhist, and in actual fact chose a Buddhist monk for his wedding with Erinn Barlett.
Work And Personal Life
While the two of them were on set of Swing Shift, Goldie and Kurt captured the hearts of many of their fans, leaving them expecting so much more from the two together. Unfortunately, the movie wasn’t as successful as they had thought.
A Strong Duo
Thankfully, their next movie, Overboard, earned a total of $27 million in the box office. Kurt said that he hoped for more collaborative work in the future with Goldie. They sure did so well on-screen together!
Her Feelings On Marriage
Kurt and Goldie have been an inspirational couple for over 35 years now, Despite the fact that most of their fans have been waiting for their wedding, the two have yet to be married. “What is marriage going to do for us?”
Goldie unclearly explained how she truly felt about marriage to Kurt, and regardless of their decision, their kids are fully supportive in whatever their choice is. Even though there are no wedding plans, the couple did take part in a celebration together.
No Need For Vows
During an interview with Vanity, Goldie said that with regards to her conclusion not to jump right into marriage has made them even closer. She continued to say that she believed that they would have been divorced by now if they had gotten married.
“There’s something psychological about not being married because it gives you the freedom to make decisions one way or the other. For me, I chose to stay. Kurt chose to stay, and we like the choice.”