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.
Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis
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.
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.
Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand
In December of 1971, Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand were married. He was a rising Hollywood star, and she was an actress climbing the ladder of success. They would soon become the parents to two children, with their daughter later becoming one of the biggest names in the industry — Angelina Jolie.
At the beginning of their relationship, the two were one of the most popular couples in the industry. Years later, however, Voight would turn out to be a typical Hollywood star and spend his time with more than one woman. Bertrand filed for divorce in 1978, and their divorce was finalized in 1980.
Juanita Hardy and Sidney Poitier
Juanita Hardy and Sidney Poitier were married for fifteen years. Hardy was a big name back in the day. She was a beautiful dancer and model, and her entrepreneurial accomplishments in the real estate industry proved she was not just a pretty face. Her husband, Sidney Poitier, was the first-ever black actor to win an Oscar.
The two married when Poitier was at the peak of his career, and they became one of the biggest couples in the industry. They lived a glamorous life; however, as is all too common in Hollywood, Hardy filed for divorce after finding out Poitier had been unfaithful to her for 11 years.