“So if they start coming on to you, it can be pretty irresisitible.”But, a huge body of experience shows, it’s actually a temptation the regular person would do well to resist.Dating a celebrity is a challenging exercise for outsiders, even for James Packer, a billionaire Australian casino operator and the son of the late, legendary gambler Kerry Packer, who has reportedly dumped Mariah Carey.
Of course, some do get it; the actor Cillian Murphy once told me in an interview that he resisted the temptation to ask his wife and kids to visit him on the set of In The Heart Of The Sea, Ron Howard’s whaling epic, because he was on a starvation diet and the dinner conversation would have gone, “I’m having a boiled egg, what about you?
”But sensible actors like Murphy are the exception.
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There’s a rich seam of fiction about the problems of mismatched celebrity love affairs—indeed Dick Diver’s affair with actress Rosemary Hoyt is a key plot point in the unravelling of F.
Scott Fitzgerald’s last completed novel, Tender is The Night.
It can also involve being on-call all hours, arguably a more wearing experience. he wasn’t an enthusiastic conversationalist and when she implored him to “come over” he wouldn’t just hop on a plane immediately to wherever she might be.“She doesn’t understand I have a fucking job, man,” he explained in a dingy London pub to his starstruck mates one night, making a solemn vow to never date a celebrity again.
I had a non-famous friend who went out, briefly, with Cameron Diaz, after meeting her on a film set about 10 years ago. This lack of understanding of the tedious details of the normal world is a common complaint of the non-celeb dating the celeb.
’ ‘I don’t wanna bother you, but do you know how to use the phone?