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

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

The fame couple celebrated their 20th marriage 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 observing this film, I am going, ‘Wow, who is that this woman, she’s fantastic,'” Douglas recounted, and his buddies instructed 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 time table that the next day to come 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 Pictures)

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

“The following day, she arrives with Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith, and I’ve a drink along with her and it was once the whole lot I was hoping for, then she invited me to dinner along with her corporate, I am pondering, ‘I am taking a look just right, that is taking a look just right.'”

After dinner, the actress, now 51, needed to hurry off to some other engagement, however Douglas instructed 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 a thousand, as a result of, after the film, I am sitting on the bar, and prefer ‘Laurence of Arabia,’ this mirage comes throughout the foyer and it is Catherine Zeta-Jones,” the “Ant-Guy” actor reminisced.

The 2 loved a little bit extra time in combination prior to Douglas hit Zeta-Jones with a daring line.

“I will be the daddy of your kids,” he instructed her.

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

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas proportion two kids: Dylan, 20, and Carys, 17. (Getty Pictures)

“She checked out me and he or she stated, ‘I have heard so much about you, I have heard so much about you, I suppose it is all true, just right evening,'” Douglas remembered. “And he or she left. She left early the following morning and I assumed I totally had blown it.”

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All hope was once no longer misplaced, on the other hand, as they sooner or later “made touch” once more, and, as Douglas put it, “the remaining is historical past.”

The couple married in 2000 and now proportion two kids: 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 submit, Zeta-Jones, additionally an Oscar-winning actress, wrote: “I really like you, I really like you, I really like you, I really like you.”

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