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15 celebrity couples who prove that true love can last forever

While it may seem like almost all celebrity couples fail, even in Hollywood there are people who remain faithful to each other despite all the difficulties and seem to be loving every minute of their time together.

Today, we at Bright Side have compiled a list of 15 amazing celebrity couples whose love has gone a long distance.

Meryl Streep and Don Gummer

Married for 38 years

Meryl Streep and Don Gummer have been living in perfect harmony for 38 years. This is what Meryl says about their relationship: 'I don’t know what I’d do without my husband. I’d be dead, emotionally at least, if I hadn’t met him. He’s the greatest.'

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman

Married for 34 years

Danny DeVito met the love of his life, Rhea Perlman, when they both performed in the theatre. Two weeks after meeting, the couple moved in together. Now they have three children, and their eldest daughter, Lucy, wants to be an actress like her famous parents.

Denzel and Paulette Washington

Married for 33 years

Denzel and Paulette are a couple that has gone through a lot together but still stay strong and love each other. Paulette says, 'For me, the ‘love’ in the love story is how you come through the trials. The passion, the lust — that’s easy. The love story is how you come out in love after hardship.'

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell

Married for 33 years

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell met back in 1983 while working on the movie Swing Shift and never separated. Kurt Russell says, 'We do not need marriage. We did not very much respect the social norms. But we respect each other… As a result, only 2 percent of our lives were really bad, another 2 percent – so-so, and the other 96 were simply magical!'

Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham

Married for 30 years

Graham and Winfrey have been together for 30 years but never tied the knot. Answering the question why they are not married yet, Oprah says, 'I thought about it at Tina Turner’s wedding, because Tina was like, ‘Oprah, you need to do this. You need to do it.’ I was just thinking, ‘Well, OK, would things really be different?’ And no, I don’t think so.'

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Married for 28 years

Tom Hanks met his future wife, actress Rita Wilson, during the casting of the movie Volunteers. In contrast to the talkative and liberated girls who came to audition, taciturn Rita seemed to him a little bit strange, but this was indeed the thing that Tom liked about Rita the most. This Hollywood couple has been happily married for 28 years. Pretty impressive, isn't it?

Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan

Married for 28 years

Michael J. Fox married his Family Ties co-star, actress Tracy Pollan, in 1988. Michael says, 'I wouldn't be alive today if it weren't for Tracy, I don't doubt that. When I told her about the Parkinson's I said to her, 'Are you in for this?' and she said, 'I'm in for it.' '

John Travolta and Kelly Preston

Married for 25 years

Longtime Hollywood couple John Travolta and Kelly Preston managed to overcome a great loss in their life and supported each other through a very difficult time. This year they are going to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.

Sting and Trudie Styler

Married for 24 years

Sting and Trudie have been in love for over 30 years. During their married life they raised four children and built one of the strongest celebrity families. After years together they still hold hands and don't get tired of repeating how much they love each other.

Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley

Married for 23 years

Michelle Pfeiffer met her future husband, David E. Kelley, while she was in the process of adopting a baby. At first, David just visited Michelle and looked after the baby, but one day Michelle realized she did not want to let him go. 'Sometimes we are afraid to change our life radically. But if you decide to do it, you will be rewarded,' said Pfeiffer in one of her interviews.

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness

Married for 20 years

Hugh and Deborra-Lee met on the set of Australian TV show Correlli and married a year later. 'When I met Deb,' Jackman says, 'I didn't fall in love with her appearance. I liked her character the most. But, of course, she seemed to me very beautiful too.'

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

Married for 19 years

Will Smith met Jada Pinkett in 1995 when she auditioned for the role of his girlfriend on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air series. 'Will and I trust each other implicitly,' Jada explains. 'I'm not the kind of woman who believes a man is not going to be attracted to other women. I'm just not that girl. And just because your man is attracted to other women, does not mean he doesn't love you! If your man can’t really see another woman's beauty, how the hell is he gonna see yours?'

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick

Married for 19 years

Sarah and Matthew went through difficult times in their relationship, but they worked hard to save their marriage and they were successful. The actress said about her husband, 'I love Matthew Broderick. Call me crazy, but I love him. We can only be in the marriage we are. We’re very devoted to our family and our lives. I love our life. I love that he’s the father of my children, and it’s because of him that there’s this whole other world that I love.'

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy

Married for 19 years

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy met while they were studying at the Atlantic Theater Company, but they only got married 15 years later. The actress says she and her husband have a couple of rules for their relationship that keep it running smoothly. 'Every day we sit down and make sure we take half an hour — each person gets 15 minutes — just to talk, with no crosstalk. You kind of just deeply check in with the other person. You kind of actually see what’s going on with the other person without any talk-back.'

David and Victoria Beckham

Married for 17 years

Millions of people have been admiring this couple for 17 years already. David and Victoria, being the parents of three great sons and a daughter, are a great example of a happy family.

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