Michael Douglas shares how he met Catherine Zeta-Jones: 'It was everything I hoped for'

Michael Douglas is having a look again fondly on reminiscences together with his spouse, Catherine Zeta-Jones.

The fame couple celebrated their 20th wedding ceremony anniversary Wednesday, and to mark the big day, Douglas, 76, shared an audio message on Instagram detailing how he met his now-wife.

All of it started when he attended a screening of the film, “The Masks of Zorro,” one in every of Zeta-Jones’ breakout roles.

“I am staring at this film, I’m going, ‘Wow, who is that this lady, she’s improbable,'” Douglas recounted, and his buddies informed him concerning the actress, who was once then an up-and-comer.

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“A month later, I used to be on the Deauville Movie Pageant. … I see at the agenda that day after today on the competition, they are going to have ‘Zorro’ there,” he recalled. “So I requested my assistant: ‘Are you able to in finding out if Catherine Zeta-Jones goes to be right here on the competition and if she’s coming by myself? And if she is, can I’ve a drink along with her?'”

Michael Douglas (left) and Catherine Zeta-Jones met at the Deauville Film Festival. (Getty Images)

Michael Douglas (left) and Catherine Zeta-Jones met on the Deauville Movie Pageant. (Getty Photographs)

The Oscar winner’s assistant got here thru and arrange a rendezvous for the 2.

“The next day to come, she arrives with Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith, and I’ve a drink along with her and it was once the whole thing I was hoping for, then she invited me to dinner along with her corporate, I am considering, ‘I am having a look excellent, that is having a look excellent.'”

After dinner, the actress, now 51, needed to hurry off to every other engagement, however Douglas informed her that he’d be on the bar later if she sought after to sign up for him once more.

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“Positive sufficient, I will have to were batting 1000, as a result of, after the film, I am sitting on the bar, and prefer ‘Laurence of Arabia,’ this mirage comes in the course of the foyer and it is Catherine Zeta-Jones,” the “Ant-Guy” actor reminisced.

The 2 loved a bit of extra time in combination sooner than Douglas hit Zeta-Jones with a daring line.

“I will be the daddy of your youngsters,” he informed her.

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas share two children: Dylan, 20, and Carys, 17. (Getty Images)

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas percentage two youngsters: Dylan, 20, and Carys, 17. (Getty Photographs)

“She checked out me and she or he stated, ‘I have heard so much about you, I have heard so much about you, I assume it is all true, excellent night time,'” Douglas remembered. “And he or she left. She left early the following morning and I believed I utterly had blown it.”

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All hope was once now not misplaced, alternatively, as they sooner or later “made touch” once more, and, as Douglas put it, “the remainder is historical past.”

The couple married in 2000 and now percentage two youngsters: Dylan, 20, and Carys, 17. Douglas additionally has a 41-year-old son, Cameron, from a prior marriage.

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Within the feedback of the Instagram publish, Zeta-Jones, additionally an Oscar-winning actress, wrote: “I like you, I like you, I like you, I like you.”

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