Making an attempt to maintain his putter in his pants. Michael Douglas opened up in regards to the NSFW guess he and spouse Catherine Zeta-Jones have whereas taking part in a personal spherical of golf.
The Wall Avenue star, 78, mentioned their “guidelines” throughout an interview with The Guardian printed on Thursday, March 2, through which he answered followers’ questions. One individual — following up on Zeta-Jones’ admission of their guess in 2016 — requested the Deadly Attraction star if the settlement was nonetheless in impact.
“The principles are I’ve to whip it out if I don’t hit it previous the women’ tees, which I handle more often than not,” Douglas responded. “However there have been instances once we’re taking part in alone, and have to offer her somewhat present as a result of we’re aggressive. However solely after I play with my spouse.”
Zeta-Jones, 53 — who has been married to Douglas since 2000 and shares son Dylan, 22, and daughter Carys, 19, with the Kominsky Methodology alum — first shared the story of their guess on The Graham Norton Present in 2016.
“Now we have a guess that if he geese a shot, he has to drop his pants,” the Chicago actress revealed on the time, joking that she has the identical rule for “any man” she performs golf with.
“There was a difficulty with paparazzi, so I make him go into the bushes,” she quipped. “A deal is a deal.”
Whereas the pair have been open about their love life over the previous 20 years, Douglas infamously got here underneath hearth in 2013 after making daring — and unfounded — claims that he contracted most cancers after performing oral intercourse on his spouse.
“With out eager to get too particular, this explicit most cancers is attributable to HPV [human papillomavirus], which truly comes about from cunnilingus,” he instructed The Guardian on the time, joking, “And in case you have it, cunnilingus can also be the most effective remedy for it.” That August, they briefly separated after almost 13 years of marriage.
Two years later, Douglas apologized for his remarks. “It was a kind of issues … and I so regretted any embarrassment that it triggered Catherine and her household,” he instructed Occasion journal in 2015.
Talking of their break up, he added, “We had somewhat bump within the street. The issue on this enterprise is that all the pieces is so public. I like Catherine as a lot, greater than I ever have. And hopefully the sensation’s mutual. We labored issues out – if each individuals wish to work one thing out and make it higher, you are able to do it. You may’t do it if it’s only one individual.”
The couple, who celebrated 22 years of marriage in November 2022, reconciled shortly after the drama. Across the time of their anniversary final 12 months, nonetheless, Zeta-Jones revealed that she virtually gave her husband a well being scare whereas shocking him on Thanksgiving.
“Michael has been in France for what looks as if a lifetime taking pictures a extremely nice undertaking. So the youngsters and I truly shocked him for Thanksgiving,” the Academy Award winner revealed on The Kelly Clarkson Present on the time. “He had no concept [we were coming]. … I believed he was going to have a coronary heart assault for one minute. He stumbled again and went, ‘Oh my God!’ and began crying.”