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Family outings with the current husband and the ex-husband may not be the norm for most people, but Demi Moore couldn’t be happier to have both Ashton Kutcher and Bruce Willis in her life. In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Demi explained the motivation behind their unconventional lifestyle.
“I’m the product of divorced parents, and my brother and I were the pawns in my parents’ game,” the 45-year-old actress said. “I never wanted that for my kids. At that time, I could not have seen what a gift that situation was, but without that experience, I would not have known there was a different choice to make in my own divorce.”
Still, Demi didn’t foresee what the future held after her divorce from Bruce in 2000. “You know, I didn’t get married and have children so I could get a divorce, get remarried and get along with my ex-husband. But since that is what happened, I am grateful it turned out this way.”
For his part, Ashton appreciates the relationship he and Demi have with Bruce, too, but he told Bazaar it was touch and go at first. “I just had to get over my ego, which was screaming, ‘This guy used to sleep with your woman,’ and I listened instead to the little voice inside that was whispering, ‘This guy loves and cares about your woman.’ Once I did that, it was a cakewalk.”
Baldwin showdown: Alec takes on StephenWhen it comes to views on gay marriage, Alec Baldwin doesn’t want anyone getting the Baldwin boys mixed up.
Back in January, little brother Stephan called “The Howard Stern Show,” declaring, “What I believe is what’s in the Bible, and the Bible says that gay marriage is not acceptable.”
Alec recently spoke to The Advocate about Stephen’s stance. “Well, in the modern political world, people like that — whether or not I’m related to them — only help us raise money,” the “30 Rock” star said. “They want to ban gay marriage because those people are incapable of having a biological family — that’s their only argument. You can ban gay marriage, but if you’re going to make it fair, then you have to ban marriage for everybody else who won’t produce children. But they just single out groups of people that they hate.”
Dish on the flyAfter nearly a year together, Drew Barrymore and Justin “I’m a Mac” Long plan to adopt. No, they’re not rushing into the celebrity baby boom — they simply want to share a pup. “They don’t want a bratty little beast of a dog,” an insider told OK! “They want a mix of a yellow Lab retriever and German shepherd, a mutt that they can rescue.” … She may be star, but Kate Beckinsale doesn’t get what the fuss is about. “I’m in complete denial about being a celebrity,” the “Van Helsing” actress revealed to the Los Angeles Confidential. “I’m not at nightclubs every night, but I’ll take my kid hiking and several paparazzi will show up and it’s like, ‘What? I’m not shaving my head in public. You need to leave me alone.’”
Tabloid Tidbits is compiled by Ree Hines.