Sent from friend,…. I couldn’t resist.
Celebrity brings with it many things. Some of us think about the money ($$$) and the fame (***), most of us about being a part of something that is timeless, working at a craft or an art form that will leave your mark here for future generations to enjoy (hopefully :} )…
I’m sure this is far more common than we all like to think, just that celebs get beat up on it all the time. It has kept some of these couples bonds strong and others, well, ..not so much!
The biggest surprise for me was couple 9, but i’m sure there are a few in here (IF TRUE??), that will surprise you even more! 🙂
ORIGINAL Post from celebromance.com
These European parents are living life on their own terms. Tilda declared casually in an interview with Harpers Bazzar, “We are all a family, What you must also know is that we are all very happy.”
Their family consists of her and her paramour, Sandro Kopp living in her centuries old family home in Scotland. And her twin children’s father John Byrne often comes and stays at the estate to help take care of the family, and show that they are still indeed family despite not being married and being in love with other people.
Rumors have swirled that the relationship between the three, plus John Byrne’s girlfriend, is more than a love based on shared children. This is partially because John met Tilda and Sandro at the airport and greeted them both warmly, then preceded to help carry Sandro’s bag. Tilda says that the truth is much more boring than speculation, however no one can deny that their set up is not conventional.
Whether they went from poly amorous lovers, or simply get along really well, no one can deny that having two men under one roof, even part time, must be a balancing act lesser a lesser woman would fail at. Tilda has never been accused of being sub par at anything though. Their situation works, however she says she would not recommend it to just anyone.
Their marriage lasted from 2005-2013 and the relationship was defined as open, as long as they were physically together. In other words Demi does not mind inviting a pretty young thing into their bedroom, as long as she chooses who joins their marital bed and remains in control.
The word is that Demi is bisexual, but she has not officially confirmed it. Either way she was comfortable with sexual freedom, but not lying or hiding relationships.
When Ashton crossed the line and had his own fun without her, things got rough between the two. Brittney Jones, who was Ashton’s fun on the side said that he told her that he and Demi had an open relationship, and he was not in fact cheating. Clearly Demi did not see it that way, and the two split shortly after.
Apparently when practicing an open relationship the rules or boundaries on exactly how open it is should be clear from the start. It sounds like Ashton was given an inch and took the whole darn town.
This power couple may have an open relationship of the best kind, A relationship that is open from any restrictions. The two fell in love, decided to raise children together based on that love and a mutual understanding of each other.
Angelina says that she doubts fidelity is absolutely essential for a relationship, and that they are not chained together, nor do they hold each other back. Despite these claims of freedom, the couple seems completely devoted only to one another.
There is something charming about the idea of being able to do whatever (or whomever) you want without tearing apart your relationship, yet still choosing to be loyal to each other. In fact it it is more romantic than the love stories in many modern movies, and infinitely more romantic than Romeo in Juliet, the story idolized among teens, yet is all about restrictions, secrets, and ultimately death.
Brad and Angelina make a much more compelling love tale do to their fidelity by choice. (Unless they are just really good at keeping their other relationships on the down-low)
4) T-Pain and Amber Najm
The Florida rapper and his wife married in 2003 and have three children together. They claim to be devoted, open and upfront with their relationship, but there is one one detail that makes them very different than many couples; they enjoy playing with other girls together.
The same rules apply to their situation as Ashton and Demi’s, they can do what they want with another woman, as long as they are both present and comfortable in each situation.
So they are comfortable inviting a third person (female) to their bedroom as long as everyone gets to play. The problem is that T-Pain has admitted to at least one affair. Perhaps the affair would have happened either way, and he says he is loyal now. Amber seems happy with her man, and playing together seems to have kept the spice in their decade long marriage.
Men in monogamous relationships cheat as well, so perhaps it is jumping the gun blaming the affair on their open situation.
They have an open relationship in the same way that Brad and Angelina do. They believe that their relationship is based on so much more than just sexual fidelity, yet seem to choose not to act on the freedom that their spouse and best friend gives them. Jada said in US Magazine: “Do we believe loving someone means owning them? Do we believe that ownership is the reason someone should ‘behave’?”
Their relationship is based on trust, not fear of repercussions.
Love without fear is very progressive and maybe the whole world will one day embrace the idea of allowing people to love who they want with no judgment, Will and Jada, while straight, embrace the mentality that they should not judge each other for love. If these spouses can do this perhaps the rest of the world can stop judging others for same sex relationships that have nothing to do with them anyway.
Jada telling her husband: “You can do whatever you want, as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be okay.” was not a free pass to sleep around. It was a message that their relationship is open because as long as he is true to him, he is true to her. It also means that she chose to trust him completely to make choices that would not harm her.
She claims that they have an open relationship, but she chooses to be with only him. Sometimes it seems that an open relationship is just a justification for a spouse who will not be true, and sometimes, it seems that two people who really are best friends find what works for them.
If Mo’Nique truly is happy with her relationship, and she really can do whatever she feels then more power to her.
On the other hand if she feels like he is all she can get, or if she is settling, Mo’Nique should know that she is beautiful, talented, and worthy of having exactly what she is looking for in a relationship. The fact is though, that the elements that make a relationship work is different with each and every couple.
If he fulfills her needs, and if she feels love from him as if she was his only one, then their open marriage is likely one that can bring her joy. One cannot help but to wonder, what would happen if she choose to take advantage of the open arrangement and see other guys.
Their relationship is the opposite side of the coin of Mo’Nique and Sidney’s as Megan is the one who is permitted to stray, according to a 2009 interview with OK mag. The couple has had two sons together in addition to Brian’s son from another relationship, so perhaps their initial set up has worked out, or maybe she has decided to be monogamous after becoming a mother. Who knows.
The fact that they built their relationship with the such a free understanding of each other and are still together and making babies, shows that something must be working. It is likely at this point, regardless of Megan’s “affairs” in the past that the two have a relationship much like the Pinket-Smiths, and the Jolie-Pitts.
The couple understands each other, and if there is a moment in Megan’s life where she feels it is right to seize the moment, her marriage will not be rocked.
When two people go through life together, an understanding a true love and acceptance of who your partner is and what will make her happy makes a strong bond.
This newlywed couple is reported to have practiced an open relationship in the beginning of their relationship. This is logical considering that Justin got together with Jessica shortly after a long term relationship, and he has been known to have an active libido. Apparently these two are practicing the “grown up” relationship tactic of trust, and not confinement.
No word on if they became more monogamous after they got serious and said their vows, but it is likely.
Justin said of his marriage on the Ellen Show, “It’s nice to marry my best friend, it suits me.” If these two started out with a casual understanding, it organically led to vows and commitment. Although occasionally rumors swirl due to Justin’s reputation with the ladies.
When he attended the American Music Awards without Jessica speculations of trouble in paradise were murmured across Hollywood, however the couple both claim to be happy together.
They have not confirmed that they are in an open relationship, however John is very open about taking other women out on dates in clear sight of their mutual friends and has been for quite some time. He has also been spotted at Checkmate, an exclusive swingers club in New York, leading to speculations about the couple allowing each other the freedom to see other people.
John denies these rumors, and Rachael said on her talk show that their extended family gets hurt when there is talk like that.
It sounds like whatever arrangement the couple has they do not want the world to know, perhaps because of over bearing family members. The fact is though, that Checkmate has beds, coed showers, a buffet, and only allows single girls and couples.
Make what you will of why he would be spotted there repetitively or at all if he is in a monogamous relationship.
Newt’s ex-wife claims that he pushed for an open marriage until the split. He now wisely denies her claims, but admits to being unfaithful. If open marriages and polygamous relationships became more common, there would be less political sex scandals. Or would their still be as much controversy in a political figure having a girlfriend and wife?
French President Francois Hollande does not hide his girlfriend and mistress, but his wife was not so comfortable with his choices leading to their separation.
Who knows what will define a political scandal in the next decade. Ironically a recent poll indicated that voters prefer Newt’s adultery to open marriage. It is not clear how they justify that, considering adultery is lying and sneaking around, and open marriage is a consensual lifestyle choice.
Apparently pretending to fit into a mold is more important than actually being honest with voters.
Robin Thicke, in an interview with Howard Stern, seemed to imply that he and wife Paula Patton have an open relationship. When the question was followed up with more questions, Robin answered with “Out of respect for her, we just won’t answer that one.”
The real question is where was that respect when he was grinding with a teenager in front of the whole world at an awards ceremony?
The performance he and Miley put on did more than raise a few eyebrows, it made many stand up in defense of Paula, because there is a clear difference in acting or performing and their performance was gross by most standards. The VMA fiasco and his cryptic radio interviews were possibly a foreshadowing of things to come. This couple has since broken up, and infidelity may have played a significant role.
Is it an open relationship when only one party is open for business?
These two seemed to have what they called a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for their marriage which turned out to be pretty damaging to their relationship. Pink was okay with it until of course it happened. In 2007, according to a source, “Carey has this one blond in particular that he takes everywhere, even public appearances.”
Apparently don’t ask don’t tell does not apply when an actual long term relationship is forming and being shoved in the wife’s face.
Who can blame Pink for becoming uncomfortable? It is one thing to know that your husband may have a one night stand, and it okay for your too, but it is another thing all together to witness a romance being carried on in front of mutual friends that takes time from you too boot.
These two split up for a little while but eventually reunited, and it’s safe to say it’s no longer with an open policy.
This is kind of an obvious choice here, but this is more a testament to the benefits of having an open relationship. Hugh is infamous for seeing several women at once, even having a reality show based on it. And to be honest, the man is 86 and still happy…so open relationships may be the new fountain of youth.
The playboy has maintained a relationship with several women and seemed to keep them all happy for the majority of his life.
Going so far as to have several women living with him at once, and girls on the side. The man must have a lock on charisma and charm because most men have trouble keeping even one woman satisfied. Perhaps the size of his… wallet has something to do with his success with the gals.
Whatever it is hopefully he will pass down the secret to his success in a tome to some lucky bloke to inherit when Hugh is no longer here.
This is one where both parties in the relationship took advantage of their supposed open relationships, and it was revealed by his prior wife (that’s his 6th, if anyone’s keeping track). It sounds like his ex simply could not stand that Larry met a girl who understood what he wanted, and seemed to desire the same thing in a marriage.
Julie Alexander (the ex) explained to Radar News that Larry and his current wife were completely aware of the others infidelity.
If they are happy, it really is not anyone’s business, perhaps Julie is regretting not setting up the same type of arrangement with the rich newsman, but the lifestyle is certainly not suited for the jealous, and clearly she still is. At the same time this came out is when Larry retired being an anchor on his long-running CNN show.
The reasons for this included having to fix his “home life,” so let the speculation reign on.
Dolly Parton has been married since 1966 to businessman Carl Dean, although you will be hard pressed to find a photo of them together that is not decades old. Some people even doubt the man’s existence because he keeps such a low profile. The buxom singer admits that men are her weakness.
The couple have had their ups and downs in there nearly half decade long marriage but Dolly says it “very good for both of us” if either one of them cheated on each other.
When asked about their open door policy, she said “If we cheat we don’t know it, so if we do cheat, it’s very good for both us. A lot like a don’t ask don’t tell policy, they both are clearly very discreet. “I don’t want to know it, if he’s cheating on me. If I’m cheating on him, he wouldn’t want to know it. And if we do, if that’s what’s making it work, then that’s fine too.”
They’ve recently decided to remarry and renew their vows, so it must be working!