Goldie was the highest-paid female star in the world with hits such as Shampoo (opposite Warren Beatty), Steven Spielberg’s The Sugarland Express, and There’s A Girl In My Soup with Peter Sellers.Still ruggedly handsome at 65, Bill smiles as he remembers the first flush of romance with Goldie. Neighbours including Dustin Hoffman, Ali Mac Graw, Warren Beatty and Liza Minnelli would attend the couple’s weekly Sunday barbecues.Is it just my imagination that every guy in a disproportionate relationship is dating two to three points higher than himself? My friend Sarah, a first year Harvard law student, thinks women rate their man’s arm-candy quotient lower on their priority list, instead going for charisma, personality, and a certain worldliness. “Not to mention,” one added scornfully, “the problem with ugly girls is that they fall in love with you.” This from a fellow who didn’t hit above a “5” on my Hotness Richter Scale, not to mention he hadn’t had a girlfriend since high school.But beware, warns Sarah, “the guy who’s 3 is obviously with you in part for your looks, and your sway in the relationship is generally about your sex appeal and about the guy’s feelings of inadequacy.” God, that’s depressing. Sad to say, I had no trouble finding Shallow Hal types when I searched amongst the Y-chromosomes. Any woman I know in the same dry spell would assume she needed to do some self-improvement.The Stirling, Chester and Liverpool university researchers took photos of the men and women in more than 100 couples.
Split: Kate Hudson and British rocker Matt Bellamy broke up last week ending their four-year engagement; Kate's father Bill Hudson said his daughter can't maintain lasting unions because she has a 'wandering eye'It marks just another chapter in her turbulent love-life.
‘We were thrust into the full glare of fame,’ he says. ‘Kate grew up thinking it was normal to see Auntie Liza performing a skit at the piano,’ recalls Bill.‘There are people to dress you, do your hair, buy your food, take care of your kids. It doesn’t matter who you are, you begin to think of yourself as special and better than the masses.‘But although the sex between Goldie and I was intoxicating, she was never able to commit to the relationship in the way I wanted. I wanted a traditional marriage but Goldie wanted an open relationship.’Just as Kate would later fall for co-stars like Owen Wilson, Goldie fell into bed with Warren Beatty and then German actor Bruno Wintzell, her co-star in the instantly forgettable flop The Girl From Petrovka.‘Normal people see their parents settle into a boring day-to-day routine.
If the face you see in the mirror each morning makes you wince, take heart.
The individual men and women were then rated on their looks.
The analysis revealed having an attractive husband or boyfriend was no barrier to a relationship succeeding.