Like most issues in life value preserving, Richard Gere is aware of marriage takes care and energy.
“I have been married 3 times,” the actor, 73, instructed Extra just lately in a chat surrounding his upcoming rom-com Maybe I Do, when requested about referring to the themes within the movie that costars Susan Sarandon, Diane Keaton, Emma Roberts, William H. Macy and Luke Bracey.
“There’s all the time two issues are occurring on the identical time in any relationship is that you simply, as a person, are nonetheless making an attempt to determine who you’re, all the time,” mentioned Gere, who was been married to Alejandra Silva since 2018. (The couple share two youngsters: Alexander, who turns 4 subsequent month, and a younger son whose beginning PEOPLE confirmed in April 2020.)
One large query he all the time asks is: “How do you share that with one other individual, and does it match?” “The individual that you’re right now was not the identical individual you have been 50 years in the past when the connection began,” he defined. “They’re not the identical individual. You are not the identical individuals collectively.”
Gere continued, “So it is a constant checking in to see, ‘Does this work?’ And typically it would not … you’ve got gone in several instructions and, okay, you are elsewhere, and there is not a motive to remain collectively anymore.”
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Jamie McCarthy/Getty Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva
On Jan. 17, Gere and Silva, 39, appeared at a particular screening of Perhaps I Do in New York Metropolis together with Gere’s costars Roberts, 31, and Sarandon, 76, marking a rare red-carpet appearance for the couple.
Gere and Silva, who got married in a secret ceremony in April 2018, stored shut on the carpet as they held arms and wrapped their arms round each other whereas posing for pictures.
Following their wedding ceremony, a movie supply who has identified Gere for years instructed PEOPLE, “Richard has been much happier in this half of his life as a result of he’s settled, assured and doing what he likes.”
“Practising Buddhism and doing humanitarian work have fulfilled and remodeled him, and he’s at a stage when he could make the sorts of movies that he likes,” the insider added of Gere, who was beforehand married to Cindy Crawford and Carey Lowell. He and Lowell, 61, share son Homer, 22.
Dia Dipasupil/Getty Alejandra Silva and Richard Gere
Gere and Silva turned heads in 2018 after they obtained married and introduced plans to start out a household regardless of their 33-year age distinction.
A photograph of the Dalai Lama blessing Silva’s child bump served as their first pregnancy announcement in September 2018. Simply 9 months after their first son’s beginning, they introduced a second baby was on the way.
A supply near the couple instructed PEOPLE on the time that the two were “extraordinarily happy.”
“They’re so comfy with one another, have enjoyable collectively and are trying ahead to their future collectively,” the insider mentioned.
Perhaps I Do is in theaters Friday.