Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Pierce Brosnan: "I didn't think I'd find love again, now I live the life of Riley and have a belly" DailyMirror

On screen he’s romanced many of the most beautiful women in the world.

Halle Berry, Meryl Streep, Salma Hayek and Rosamund Pike are just a few to have starred opposite Pierce Brosnan.

But no matter how undoubtedly desirable they all are, his wife Keely is absolutely fine with his on-screen liaisons.

“She calls it ‘legal cheating’,” says the former James Bond star. “My wife is very cool. She has a great sense of humour about it, a great sense of who she is as a woman and security and faith within me.”

To hear Brosnan gush about Keely, it’s no surprise she has complete confidence in their relationship.

“She is the most beautiful woman and someone who has been my North Star for many a day and a year now. We just celebrated 19 years of life together,” he says.

The pair met in 1994 when the former journalist interviewed him, and they tied the knot in Ireland seven years later.

A grief-stricken Brosnan had sworn never to marry again after losing first wife Cassandra to ovarian cancer in 1991, when she was just 43.

The memories of this heart-breaking period in his life, when he was left to bring up their eight year-old son Sean, undoubtedly came flooding back, while making his latest movie, Danish romantic comedy Love Is All You Need. Brosnan gives an acclaimed performance as heartbroken widower and father-of-one Philip, whose life changes after he meets cancer survivor Ida.

Brosnan says: “As a man who has gone through the rigours of loss and dealing with family, I guess there was something there I could draw on.

“I know what it is like to be a widower and what it is like to find love again. So I know there’s hope and that you have to learn to get on with it. Ups and downs are what life is all about. But the memory of Cassie and her fight against cancer is never forgotten.”

Cassie was the one who pushed him to go to Hollywood. That move landed him the starring role in the detective series Remington Steele from 1982 and which ultimately led to him playing 007 in four Bond films.

Read more: http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/going-out/film/pierce-brosnan-i-didnt-think-1834335#ixzz2Qf0IzIRI
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