Catherine Zeta-Jones Almost Gave Michael Douglas a ‘Heart Attack’

An in depth name! Catherine Zeta-Jones thought she put husband Michael Douglas’ well being in danger after she gave him a scare on Thanksgiving.

“Michael has been in France for what looks like a lifetime capturing a very nice challenge. So the children and I really shocked him for Thanksgiving,” Zeta-Jones, 53, stated throughout the Friday, December 9, episode of The Kelly Clarkson Present. “He had no concept [we were coming]. … I assumed he was going to have a coronary heart assault for one minute. He stumbled again and went, ‘Oh my God!’ and began crying.” 

The Chicago star stated she and the couple’s two youngsters, son Dylan, 22, and daughter Carys, 19, flew to France “below the duvet of evening” to affix the 78-year-old actor for Turkey Day, calling it “a type of nice moments” between the household. (The Wall Road actor additionally shares son Cameron, 43, with ex-wife Diandra Luker.)

Regardless of Douglas’ preliminary shock, the pair — who’ve been married for over twenty years — seemingly loved their vacation. Zeta-Jones took to social media final month to submit a candy snap of the Parisian getaway. 

“Paris … Amour … J’adore❤️,” the Wednesday actress captioned a selfie of Douglas giving her a smooch. 

One month prior, the love birds celebrated their shared September 25 birthday collectively. 

“And that was our birthday! Thanks for all of your greetings. And Maria Fiennes for these beautiful pics. Let the New 12 months start!!😘,” the England native wrote through Instagram alongside photographs from the massive bash. 

Douglas and Zeta-Jones had been first launched in 1998. ”I had been instructed Michael Douglas needed to satisfy me,” Zeta-Jones instructed Larry King in 2001. “I used to be slightly nervous as a result of I didn’t fairly know what he needed to satisfy me about.”

The Falling Down actor, nevertheless, instantly knew that the duo would have a future collectively — however frightened {that a} tacky pickup line might need ruined his possibilities.

“I stated to her after about half an hour [of hanging out], ‘, I’m going to be the daddy of your youngsters,’” he revealed throughout a 2016 look on The Jonathan Ross Present. “It sounded good, and he or she stated, ‘, I’ve heard lots about you and I’ve seen lots about you, and I feel it’s time I say goodnight.’”

To right his mistake, the Kominsky Methodology star despatched her flowers and an apology, which appeared to work. He proposed to his love in 1999 and so they stated “I do” almost one yr later.

All through their relationship, Douglas and Zeta-Jones have confronted criticism for the age 25-year age hole between them, however the twosome have labored arduous at proving that age is only a quantity. 

“Catherine, my spouse, and I’ve the identical birthday,” he defined on The Ellen DeGeneres Present in October 2019. “Twenty-five years aside, the identical day, however who’s counting?”

One month prior, the New Jersey native completely instructed Us Weekly that it’s essential to “discuss issues out” together with your accomplice. “It’s taken me a very long time, however resentment is a simple factor to maintain below the floor,” he stated. “I feel more often than not it’s actually good to get issues out earlier than later.”