Kurt Russell And Goldie Hawn Made An Announcement Fans Weren’t Expecting

Published on 05/14/2020
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Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn

Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn


It seems as if pretty much every couple in Hollywood has trouble and doesn’t make it in the long run. Of course, there are many reasons why these relationships fail, but a lot of the time, it has something to do with infidelity or the couple drifting apart. On the other side of the coin, we have Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn, AKA the golden Hollywood couple. They’re living the Hollywood equivalent of a fairy tale in our eyes.

When You Know, You Know

This couple has proved time and time again that their love has been able to withstand the test of time. For them, it was love at first sight. While their relationship gained a lot of attention eventually, their recent announcement has been heartbreaking for all of us.

When You Know, You Know

When You Know, You Know

Is Monogamy Dead?

“Monogamy is a very tough order. You’re in the prime of your life; you are attracted to other people, potentially, you have fantasies about that,” Goldie said during an interview with People. This definitely made us wonder if this couple has faced unfaithfulness in the past. It wouldn’t be that much of a stretch since it looks like it’s something rather common in the industry.

Is Monogamy Outdated?

Is Monogamy Dead?

Shedding Light On The Honeymoon Phase

We all know how the honeymoon phase in a relationship is a fun time, but it will fade over time. When Goldie was doing an interview, she talked about this topic and about details of her honeymoon phase with Kurt.

Was This The Beginning of The End?

Shedding Light On The Honeymoon Phase

The Hidden Truth

She said, “In the beginning, you want to see each other all the time”. She and Kurt bought a huge mansion together and then spent millions creating separate living areas. This eventually led to separate lives. This is heartbreaking to us all. What drove them apart?

The Hidden Truth

The Hidden Truth

Where It All Started

Kurt and Goldie met early in their careers. They had worked together on the set of The Only And Only, Genuine, Original Family Band, in 1968. Kurt felt like meeting Goldie marked the beginning of a new chapter in his life. However, we’re surprised about something that happened to them while they were on set together.

How Did It Start?

Where It All Started

Age Is Not Just A Number

Even though they had serious chemistry, Kurt and Goldie went their separate ways once the project wrapped up. Goldie felt like their age gap was too significant. At the time, Goldie was 21 years old, while Kurt was only 16. “I thought he was adorable, but he was much too young,” She said while interviewing with BBC.

Age Matters

Age Is Not Just A Number

Launched Into Stardom

Once the two were finished filming the movie they were in, they went on to build themselves successful careers. Only a few years after the movie was out, Goldie won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the same performance. In fact, this was the performance that launched her in stardom. It didn’t take long for her to be nominated for an Oscar.

Breakout Star

Launched Into Stardom

70s Icon

By the time the early 70s came around, Goldie was a global star. She even went on to host the beloved TV show Pure Goldie and The Goldie Hawn Special. On top of that, she signed a record deal with Warner Brothers to release her country album and worth with other artists like Buck Owens and Dolly Parton. Turns out that Goldie is a multi-talented star!

A Honky Tonk Woman

70s Icon

Kurt Russel’s Rise To Fame

On the other hand, Kurt didn’t have that much luck with his career compared to Goldie. Despite the fact that he landed several roles in successful movies, his career didn’t get as noticed as Goldie. He was able to get a role in the hit movie, Elvis. His performance finally got him an Emmy nomination and helped him make a name for himself. It wasn’t long for his career to take off after that.

The Action Hero

Kurt Russel’s Rise To Fame

A Prediction By Walt Disney

This is a fun fact not many know about: Kurt is part of a very mysterious Walt Disney incident. A while before the famous animator died in 1966, Disney wrote “Kurt Russell.” No one has any idea of what that could have meant.

Walt Disney's Premonition

A Prediction By Walt Disney

Lifelong Mystery

Perhaps Disney predicted Kurt’s eventual stardom? As a kid, Kurt was signed by Walt Disney as an actor and was given a long-term contract. Disney’s last written words have remained a mystery to this day.

Lifelong Mystery

Lifelong Mystery

Sport vs Entertainment

Before he became a full-time actor, Kurt was a budding baseball player. He wanted to make it as a pro. When he was young, he planned on following in his father’s footsteps and signed up for the minor leagues. He built himself quite the reputation as the second baseman for the Bend Rainbows and the Walla Walla Islanders as well. However, he got injured, tearing his rotator cuff and then decided to take up acting again.

Baseball or Acting

Sport vs Entertainment

Change Of Plan

Despite the fact that he made a name for himself as the second baseman for the Bend Rainbows and the Walla Walla Islanders, he got injured. His rotator cuff tore during a game. As a result, Kurt decided to go back to acting.

Change Of Plan

Change Of Plan

Living Completely Different Lives

In 1969, Goldie married Gus Trikonis. Their marriage ended up lasting seven years, after which, Goldie went on to marry Bill Hudson. The couple had two kids together. During this time, Kurt married Season Hubley – they worked together while filming Elvis. They had a son together.

Two Separate Lives

Living Completely Different Lives

It All Ended

After being married for four years, Kurt and Season got divorced in 1983. Goldie’s marriage to Hudson was also ending when Hudson filed for divorce in 1980. Finally, the two were both single. However, they didn’t have any idea they were about to cross paths again.

Matrimony No More

It All Ended

A Tale Of Fate

Goldie and Kurt met once again in 1983 while auditioning for Swing Shift. Despite the fact that they hadn’t seen each other in such a long time, Russell has said he was smitten and didn’t know how to go about approaching her. The line he ended up settling for was “Man, you’ve got a great figure”. Can you believe it?

Fate Brings Them Together

A Tale Of Fate

A Memorable Date

Who would have thought that the cheesy pick-up line would actually work? Goldie and Kurt went to see a movie together and later went swing dancing for their second date. According to them, they had a great time.

A First Date To Remember

A Memorable Date

Good Story To Tell

They went to Goldie’s place together after that. It turns out that when they got there, Goldie had misplaced her key, leading them to just break into her apartment. To their surprise, the police thought they were intruders.

Good Story To Tell

Good Story To Tell

Family Union

From then and onto the next three years, the couple was inseparable. When Goldie announced they were expecting a child together, the two families united. Wyat Russell was born in 1986. By then, Goldie was a mom of two while Kurt had a son of his own.

A Family United

Family Union

Mother And Daughter

There’s no doubt that Goldie and her daughter, Kate had a lot of similarities. One of those similarities is that Kate is a successful actress as well. In fact, she’s starred in several movies like How To Lose a Guy In Ten Days and My Best Friend’s Girl. She also grew her career by launching her own fitness clothing line and writing a book.

Like Mother Like Daughter

Mother And Daughter

Finding Her Own Success

Kate wanted to make her own career, out of her parents’ spotlight. She got a few small roles that eventually led to a breakthrough role in the movie Almost Famous. After that, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Penny Lane.

Breakthrough Role

Finding Her Own Success

Loving Relationship

While many kids tend to have a hard time accepting their step-parents, Kate is not one of them. She welcomed Kurt as her stepfather with no problem. In fact, the two are incredibly close. Kate views Kurt as a father figure.

Kate And Kurt

Loving Relationship

Real Dad

Kate’s relationship with her biological father has become more strained since she’s said he just wasn’t interested in knowing her. Considering Kurt has been around since she was 18 months old, it’s not surprising that Kate sees him as a father figure.

Real Dad

Real Dad

Kate And Oliver’s Views On Bill

Kate, along with her brother, Oliver Hudson, have made statements that they’ve tried contacting their biological father, Bill. Sadly, it didn’t work. Even though the siblings are close, they have tried making things right with their father. Unfortunately, Bill didn’t have the same intentions. This must have been heartbreaking for his kids.

Kate And Oliver’s Relationship With Bill

Kate And Oliver’s Views On Bill

Bill’s Saddening Statement

In 2015, on Father’s Day, Oliver posted a childhood photo with this saddening caption, “Happy abandonment day”. Most people assumed he was talking about his dad. Bill later spoke to the Daily Mail and explained that his ex-wife had “poisoned’ his children to hate him. He’d said that he tried maintaining a relationship with the kids after the divorce, but Goldie made it practically impossible once Kurt was in the picture.

The Absent Father Speaks

Bill’s Saddening Statement

How Bill Feels About Goldie

When Katie broke up with her boyfriend, Matt Bellamy, Bill saw this as an opportunity to talk about his ex-wife. He had said that Kate was following in her mother’s footsteps. “She has a wandering eye, just like her mother,” he said. We can only imagine the impact this had on Kate.

Bill’s harsh words for Goldie

How Bill Feels About Goldie

Kate’s Relationship With Her Mother

Despite the fact that Kate has a strained relationship with her dad, she and her mom are very close. Kate has said that she feels that her mother has always been a great role model to her. She’s so lucky to have a mom who’s always there to guide her!

Kate And Goldie’s Relationship

Kate’s Relationship With Her Mother

Wyatt’s Road To Stardom

Kurt and Goldie’s son, Wyatt, has also started his journey as an actor. He’s had some impressive successes so far. He got a role in Everybody Wants Some!! The movie focuses on baseball. While he was a pro hockey player before he got into acting, his parents have really given him the upper hand in life.

Wyatt Is A Budding Star

Wyatt’s Road To Stardom

Granny Goldie

Kurt and Goldie have raised a few kids as a team. By this point, their kids have gone on to start their own families already. Kate Huson has three kids: one son with her ex-husband, Chris Robinson, and two kids with Matt Bellany. Recently, she had a daughter with her current boyfriend, Danny Fujikawa. Oliver also has three kids of his own.

Goldie As A Grandmother

Granny Goldie

Raising In Faith

Goldie raised both her kids under the strict guidance of Judaism. However, Hawn-Russell kids have taken in Buddhism. Kate has said in the past that meditation has improved her life greatly, and now she dedicates at least half an hour every day to practice. Oliver is a Buddhist as well, even opting for a Buddhist monk for his wedding with Erinn Barlett.

Raising Families

Raising In Faith

Work And Personal Life

When they appeared in the movie, Swing Shift, together, Goldie and Kurt won over their fans and left the audience itching for another chance to see them together. Despite the fact that the movie wasn’t as successful as they’d hoped, their next movie, Overboard, earned a total of $27 million in the box office. Kurt has said that he hoped to work more with Goldie in the future.

Living And Working Together

Work And Personal Life

Ceremonial Union

For over 35 years now, Kurt and Goldie have served as inspiration for couples all over the world. While most of their fans have been waiting for their wedding, the two haven’t gotten married. “What is marriage going to do for us?” Goldie said. She vaguely explained how she feels about marriage to Kurt. Their kids are fully supportive of their decision. Even though they have no wedding plans, the couple took part in a celebration together.

Wedding Bells

Ceremonial Union

No Need For Vows

While doing an interview with Vanity, Goldie has said that her decision to avoid marriage is what kept them together. She went on to say that she believed they would have been divorced by now if htey had gotten married. “There’s something psychological about not being married because it gives you the freedom to make decisions one way or the other. For me, I chose to stay. Kurt chose to stay, and we like the choice.”

Staying Together Sans Vows

No Need For Vows

Together, Yet Divided

While the couple owns a $7 million mansion together, in the privacy of their own home, they each have their own living areas. Goldie’s living quarters have floor-to-ceiling windows with rooms dedicated to yoga and relaxing meditation. Kurt’s area is decorated with various hunting items. The couple feels that their personal space is essential for them to live together in peace.

A House Together Yet Divided

Together, Yet Divided

A Celebration To Remember

In 2017, the couple was honored with a memorable celebration while they walked together on Hollywood Boulevard. This was to honor their success together as stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Their stars are even placed next to each other.

Dynamic Duo

A Celebration To Remember

Guests Of Honor

The event could have been a wedding since it honored the love the two had for one another. Not to mention, the guests of honor were people like Quentin Tarantino and Reese Witherspoon as well as other high-profile celebrities. Kate was sure to honor her parents with a beautiful speech.

Guest List Of Honour

Guests Of Honor

Heartfelt Speech

Kate’s speech was so heartfelt that it brought tears to her mother’s eyes. She was telling the crowd how Goldie was always such a great mother. “I always thought I’d be talking about them at like a wedding or something. But since a wedding doesn’t seem to be in our near future, ever, this may be my only opportunity.”

Kate’s Speech

Heartfelt Speech

Not Short Of A Sense Of Humour

When Goldie’s turn to speak came, she recalled several things Kate had said and started off by joking, “Did we just get married?” She was sure to avoid wedding speculations, adding, “We’ve never celebrated this before, but I’m not going to pop the question.”

Goldie’s Wedding Sense Of Humour

Not Short Of A Sense Of Humour

Goldie’s Opinion On Marriage

“Marriage is an interesting psychological thing,” Goldie explained her views on marriage when she appeared on Loose Women. “If you need to feel bound to someone, then it’s important to be married.” Shec continued, explaining that she loved having a sense of independence and freedom in her relationship.

Her view on marriage

Goldie’s Opinion On Marriage

Freedom

“There’s something psychological about not being married. It gives you the freedom to make decisions one way or the other.” For her and Kurt, this is the dynamic that works for them. “For me, I choose to stay, Kurt chose to stay, and we like the choice,” Goldie said.

Freedom

Freedom

A Great Year

Goldie’s latest movie, Snatched, came out a week after this event. We can only imagine what a great time it must have been for her! This was the first movie she was in – in 15 years! It must have felt great to get back into acting.

It Was A Good Year

A Great Year

Not Supportive

In her speech, Goldie was sure to reminisce about her humble beginning. Her parents didn’t approve of her career choices, and they also thought she didn’t have what it took to become a star. They couldn’t have been more wrong!

Not Supportive

Not Supportive

A Great Year For Russel Too

2017 was a great year for Russell as well. He was the star of some of the biggest blockbuster movies of the time, The Fast and The Furious. Not to mention, he also starred in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.

A Good Year For Him Too

A Great Year For Russel Too

All Round A Great Year

As it turns out, Goldie and Kurt weren’t the only ones who had a great year in 2017. Kate’s fitness book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways To Love Your Body, was a huge success. She also starred in Marshall alongside Chadwick Boseman.

A Good Year For All

All Round A Great Year

A Family Of Stars

Both Kate and Oliver have become successful actors, working together to rise to stardom. Recently, Kate announced that her brother would join her fitness company and would be in charge of the designs of the men’s activewear. The brand has really grown since it launched in 2015.

A Family Business

A Family Of Stars

Family First

The Russell-Hawns put family first. Goldie and Kurt fully support their kids completely, showing them love and appreciation. This is just one of the many reasons they’re all so close as a family unit.

Family Is Everything

Family First

What The Kids Think

Goldie and Kurt both thought it would be the right thing to ask their kids for their opinions about marriage. About 10 years into their relationship, they got their kids’ approval. “And they went, ‘No!’ They loved it. It was perfect the way it was,” Goldie said.

What Do The Kids Think?

What The Kids Think

Unwavering Love

Despite the fact that Kurt and Goldie have been together for so long, they’ve still had their fair share of difficult times. Still. their love for each other has definitely proven to be strong enough to withstand the test of time.

Everlasting Love

Unwavering Love

”I Cherish You”

While Kurt was speaking, he said simple but powerful words to describe his love for Goldie, “To you, I owe my wonderful life. Simply put Goldie, I cherish you. All of the stars in the sky or the boulevard don’t hold a candle to that. There’s no one else I’d rather be next to than Goldie Hawn.”

The Perfect Words

”I Cherish You”

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