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Bo Derek And John Corbett Have Been Together For Over A Decade, But Why Won't They Get Married?

Date February 25, 2019

Bo Derek didn’t think she would find love again after John Derek, her husband of 22 years, passed away.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Bo met John when she was only 16, and he was the only one she’d ever known. A few years after John’s passing, Bo said in an interview with Larry King that she wasn’t looking for someone new and was terrified by the thought of dating, as she’d had no experience in that.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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However, Bo changed her mind about the possibility of a new romance when John Corbett came into her life. The two actors got together in 2002 and have been inseparable ever since.

What’s the secret of their lasting and loving union?

Bo and John share their secret

In an interview with Closer Weekly, the couple said one of the things that keep their relationship strong is having a good time away from Hollywood. Bo and John share a home, and it’s a perfect place for them to wind down.

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Bo told Closer Weekly:

We both travel so much, so for us, our favorite vacation place is home. That’s where the romance is.

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For John, the romance with Bo still feels new after many years. He told Closer:

We enjoy each other’s company; we make each other laugh. After 15 years we still hold hands; we still have barbecues with friends a couple times a week. [And Bo] still laughs at all my jokes even though she’s heard them a million times. We just enjoy each other. I’m sad when she’s not around.

Bo Derek And John Corbett Have Been Together For Over A Decade, But Why Won't They Get Married?Bo Derek And John Corbett Have Been Together For Over A Decade, But Why Won't They Get Married?Bo Derek And John Corbett Have Been Together For Over A Decade, But Why Won't They Get Married?Getty Images / Ideal Image

Although their love has been tested by time, Bo and John are in no rush to get married.

Why they won’t get hitched

There’s no reason for the couple not to get married – they just don’t feel the need to do that.

Bo said in an interview with Entertainment Tonight:

We talk about [marriage] sometimes but we don't have children and we're not young, so there isn't that pressure or need to get married.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Well, whatever works for them! Putting a ring on each other’s fingers won’t change their feelings for each other, and they don’t need formalities to prove anything to anyone.

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