The Real Reasons Why These 15 Stars Never Get Married #9 Is Admirable
Marriage isn't for everyone. Just look at these single stars and couples who haven't gone down the aisle, and that's just fine with them. And these celebrities have their own sayings about marriage.
1. Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham
They have been together since 1986, and he actually proposed to her - but she didn't say yes. Oprah's mother hinted that Oprah's relationship with BFF Gayle King is to blame, as well as her fortunate.
2. Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn
They have been together for 33 years and have a son called Wyatt Russell. They didn't get married, because, according to Hawn, "If you are an independent person, it's important not to be married."
3. Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick
After three kids and nearly a decade together, Kourtney never married Scott. She said, "Walking down the aisle in front of all those people terrifies me. I don't like being the center of attention."
4. Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon
They were together for 23 years and had two sons before their breakup in 2009. Susan told People, "I thought that if you didn't get married, you wouldn't take each other for granted as easily."
5. Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt
They were together for 18 years before their split in 2015, but they were never married. Hamm explained, "I don't have a marriage chip, and neither of us has the greatest examples of marriages in our families."
6. Charlize Theron and Stuart Townsend
Charlize Theron dated Stuart Townsend from 2002 to 2011, but they never married. She said, "I really want for myself a long-term relationship, but marriage was never something important to me."
7. Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger
They were together for over a decade before their split in 2016. Jackson once said, "We're both children of divorce, so it's hard for me to take marriage as the thing that shows you've grown up and are committed to another person."
8. Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling
They have been together since 2011 and have one daughter. But they haven't tied the knot. Mendes explained, "The origin of marriage was all about land and ownership, so it's kind of unromantic idea."
9. Sarah Silverman
Despite her happy relationship with Michael Sheen since 2014, Sarah told Ellen DeGeneres that she doesn't want to get married until gay marriage is legal everywhere.
10. Diane Keaton
Diane said that she failed to settle down because she didn't quite understand marriage requires more than romance. "It's not the worst tragedy. But I really wish I had bought myself a man."
11. Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga
They two have been engaged for nine years and have a son together. So why not get married? J-Hud explained, "Once I get married, I don't believe in divorce. And so we want to be completely sure that we are happy together."
12. John Cusack
John Cusack has dated over 15 female stars up to now, including Claire Forlani, Janice Dickinson, Lili Taylor, etc. When asked why not settle down, he explained, "Society doesn't tell me what to do."
13. Chelsea Handler
Chelsea has been opposed to marriage since she was famous. But recently she told Ellen DeGeneres that "I don't like when anybody tells me to conform to any idea. Now that I turned 40 and nobody's asking me to get married, now I'm open to it."
14. Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow has been engaged three times but never married. "I don't think marriage is the be-all and end-all. It's better to have three broken engagements than three divorces. "
15. Leonardo Dicaprio
Leonardo told Parade of marriage, "That time will come when that time comes. You can't predict marriage. You can't plan it."
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