Actors Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric faced each other as love rivals on the day they were involved in a love triangle with the actress. Julia Roberts.
As the story goes, Roberts was supposed to marry Sutherland, his Flatliners co-star, in 1991. The duo were destined to exchange vows in front of 150 guests on a Twentieth Century Fox soundstage that was turned into a garden. But on their wedding day, Sutherland, then 24, was seen moving out of the couple’s Los Angeles home.
As for Roberts, she was spotted earlier that day on a lunch date with Patric, also 24 at the time, before flying to Ireland together, apparently leaving Sutherland with a four-tiered wedding cake shaped like her. favorite bird: a turkey. .
Talk about a real life runaway girlfriend!
Sutherland and Patric have given their account of what happened in previous interviews, but this week, the men sat down for their first joint interview on the Michael Rosenbaum podcast. Inside you, where they discussed their thoughts on that memorable day 30 years ago.
“Supposedly, you had something with Julia Roberts. You went somewhere. Where did you go?” Host Rosenbaum asked Patric about the episode.
When Patric started to reply, stammering, “Well, I mean, that was it, that was all the press, I mean, the fact was …” Sutherland cut him off and whispered, “Ireland.”
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“Yes, I went to Ireland,” confirmed Patric, 54. “The thing is, [Roberts is] not here in this room. So I feel weird talking about what she said to me or what she said to Kiefer because she can speak for herself.
“But the big things [reported by] the press, being invited to the wedding and leaving with the bride – that’s all nonsense – t. Kiefer’s specific relationship, and what they were at the time, is theirs. ”
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Sutherland, also 54, said that everything is water under the bridge and the Lost Children The co-stars starred together in the 2011 Broadway revival of That Championship Season. Then in 2019, they met up with colleagues Lost Children alum Corey Feldman at a fan convention.
However, even if they have been able to move on, Sutherland said his breakup with Roberts was still “a difficult time” for him.
“Honestly, the truth, where I come from, you fall in love, you fall in love, there’s nothing you can do about it,” he said on the podcast. “She is an extraordinary person and so is he, and the moment is what it is and everyone moves on.”
Roberts, now 53, married musician Lyle Lovett in 1993, but they separated in 1995. Since 2002, she has been happily married to cinematographer Danny Moder And the couple share three children: twins Phinnaeus and Hazel, 16, and their son Henry, 13.
Kiefer has also been down the hall twice. Before dating Roberts, he was married to Camelia Kath until 1990. They share a daughter, Sarah, now 33 years old. Between 1996 and 2004, the actor was married to Kelly Winn.
Meanwhile, Patric dated Danielle Schreiber on and off for 10 years before splitting up in 2012. They share an 11-year-old son, Gus.
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