Saturday, August 22
Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger
Baldwin and Basinger – a beautiful, glamorous, seemingly perfect couple that generated envy all across Hollywood. But beneath their ... Read more
Baldwin and Basinger – a beautiful, glamorous, seemingly perfect couple that generated envy all across Hollywood. But beneath their pearly white smiles and glamorous appearance a highly dysfunctional relationship loomed. The two got together in 1991 after co-starring in The Marrying Man in which Baldwin played a playboy and Basinger a sultry nightclub singer. This appeared to be a textbook case of art imitating life as their on-screen chemistry seemed obvious to everybody. But almost right from the start their romance was rocky and filled with high-octane arguments and the two quickly grew apart. In 1992, Basinger is forced to file for bankruptcy after backing out of a movie role. By 2001, the couple is kaput. But – the most dramatic, most scandalous and most explosive arguments were still to come. The split reaches a pinnacle with the voicemail heard ‘round the world – Baldwin’s scathing message to his daughter which will haunt him for years and years to come. But do we know all there is to know about this hotheaded pair? Read less
About Irreconcilable Differences
Breaking up is hard to do for any couple but for Hollywood’s biggest stars there is more at stake than just a broken heart. The end of a relationship for celebrities can mean huge scandals, vicious custody battles, libelous accusations that can tarnish a career and financial ruin. With insightful commentary from legal, relationship, crisis management and entertainment experts, each episode chronicles the affairs, abuse and addictions that poisoned the headline-grabbing marriages and will uncover every step of each ugly uncoupling as family, friends and fans are forced to take sides.