Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas: A lasting love

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Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas: A lasting love

Under a shroud of secrecy, the pair began dating. Things moved slow initially. "I knew this was something special," says Catherine. But with work keeping them apart, "we never even kissed until nine months later."

They went public with their romance at the Edinburgh premiere of her thriller Entrapment in June 1999.

"Michael is here tonight," Catherine told reporters, "because we wanted to publicly say that we are together." For his part, Michael added: "I am a very lucky man"