Sally Field Opens Up About ‘Instantaneous And Intense’ Relationship With Burt Reynolds: ‘A Perfect Match Of Flaws’

Date October 19, 2018

Ah, love! It always flies around us, how beautiful!

One of the memorable relationships was between Burt Reynolds and Sally Field. They met in 1977 on the set of Smokey and the Bandit. Both claimed they had fallen in love instantly and begun dating after the very first encounter.

Though they split up after 5 years, Dan August actor claimed he loved Sally for decades after the breakup. He said kind words about her in the interviews and confessed his unconditional love.

Nine of ten, people end their love due to many reasons, and Reynolds was shattered saying:

Men are like that, you know. You find the perfect person, and then you do everything you can to screw it up.



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Well, love isn't a play, right? We have to fight for it and never betray the one we love the most. But different things happen, and they are out of judgment.

Big confession

October 16, 2018, was one of those essential moments when the entire world found out the truth about Sally and Burt's relationship during 5 golden years.

Well, maybe not as golden as everybody thought. Sally Field called her relationship with Burt Reynolds “a perfect match of flaws.” 

It was instantaneous and intense… 



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Sally Field wrote a book "In Pieces" (published shortly after Reynold's sudden death), in which she revealed a lot of shocking and sensitive parts of her lifespan, including Burt Reynold. She further added:

It was kind of horrifying that it was so close. And I certainly never wanted to hurt him any more than I already had. And I knew this book would hurt him. Even though I tried to paint him as the colorful human being that he was. So I don’t know. He will always be in my heart and in my history. He will never not be there.



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READ ALSO: Burt Reynolds Died Just 4 Days Before His Great Love, Sally Field Released A New Book Exposing Their Toxic Relationship

The actress admitted that she loved him and even after 40 years, her memories of him don't leave her mind and heart.

He will always be in my history and my heart, for as long as I live.



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How people reacted 

You'll always be in hearts, Burt Reynolds: whether it is "the love of your life," friends or loyal fans, who miss you all the time.

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