Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis are one of the most adored couples, both on and off-screen. Not only as individuals but also as a couple, Dee and Davis have brought to life fantastic pieces of art that have influenced generations. Not only that, they had a great love between them.
Davis once said that the way to love a woman is to love ONE woman, which explains how the coupled turned into being so noticeable and so profound in the industry. They were known for being ardent civil rights activists and for being one of Hollywood’s greatest black love stories.
Gloria Hatrick McLean and Jimmy Stewart
Gloria Hatrick McLean was a beautiful actress and model in the past century. Jimmy Stewart, best known for starring in the legendary movie "It's a Wonderful Life," was an American pilot and charming actor. They married less than a year after they met. He was swept off his feet and dazzled by her beauty.
And she was captivated by his charms, so as luck would have it, they stuck together for almost 50 years. It was quite a shock back then that one of Hollywood's most famous leading men fell for a divorced actress who already had two children, and together they held a healthy and flourishing marriage.
Bob Dylan and Joan Baez
Before anything, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez were professional singer and colleagues; however, over time, their relationship had nothing to do with their skills and everything to do with their passion. They were an item for a while, and it was openly known that Dylan regretted how things ended between them.
Baez was crazy about Dylan, and he thought she was one of the most talented musicians around. They completed each other. At one point, Dylan's career escalated and kind of left Baez behind. He invited her to join him on tour. However, he never asked her to come on stage. They ended their love affair during that tour.
Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge
More than 50 years ago, Yves Saint Laurent was as big and remarkable as he is today, if not bigger. Pierre Bergé first laid eyes on the young designer at a fashion show, and from there, the spell was cast, and their turbulent love affair began. Together, they co-founded the fashion label, Yves Saint Laurent.
Pierre Berge turned Yves Saint Laurent into what we know today, and they became longtime business partners. He founded the YSL fashion label and was romanticly involved with Yves for almost 15 years. YSL has left an unerasable mark not only in the fashion industry but also in the late Berge's heart.
Rod Stewart and Bebe Buell
In the late 1970s, British rock star Rod Stewart and beautiful American singer and model Bebe Buell were going strongly together. Her love life was so complicated that Buell said that Stewert was a rebound of hers. She was dumped by her previous lover and found herself vulnerable and alone.
Stewert was like a "knight in shiny armor," as Bebe described. Altogether they were an item for a little over a year, then each going to find another music star to be comforted by. Later on, Buell would say Stewart helped her realize what she didn't want in a boyfriend.