Burt And Sally Were Perfect For Each Other, So Why Did He Screw It Up?

Date September 10, 2018

Burt Reynolds, a famous American actor, director, and producer, died on September 6, 2018, at the age of 82. He rose to stardom starring in TV series, such as Gunsmoke, Hawk, and Dan August.

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Actress Sally Field, with whom he had relationships approximately from 1977 to 1982, has paid tribute to the late actor in the exclusive interview with People.


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She said:

There are times in your life that are so indelible they never fade away. They stay alive, even forty years later. My years with Burt never leave my mind. He will be in my history and my heart, for as long as I live. Rest, Buddy.


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Sally and Burt met each other back in 1977, on the set of Smokey and the Bandit. It was a love from the first sight, and they began dating right away.

Even though they broke up after 5 years of relationships, Reynolds claimed he still loved Sally decades later.


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During one of his interviews with People, Burt said he missed Sally a lot:

Even now, it’s hard on me. I don’t know why I was so stupid. 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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He also added that their relations were perfect:

It was real. She’s very, very special. Her mother and I… I loved her mother.


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Rest in peace, Burt Reynolds. You will stay in our hearts forever!

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