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Melanie Griffith Remarks Her Happy Marriage With Antonio Banderas Was Damaged By Madonna, But How?

Date March 20, 2019 12:59

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith were madly in love back in the 90s. They did hit many rough patched in their relationship. Sadly, they got divorced, underlying respect and devotion to each remained untainted.

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The couple met on the sets of Two Much in 1995. Both were married at that time and had to divorce their respective partners to unite. As they tied the knot in 1996, Antonio accepted Melanie's two children — Alexander and Dakota — from her previous partners as his own.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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During the next ten years, the actress' morphine addiction played a great role in their separation. Despite her husband's support, it meant to end for the better. Other insecurities had also faltered their bond.

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Allegedly, Madonna did some damage too

Digging through past, Melanie had given a brief interview to Larry King on CNN network in 2002. It will fill the loopholes of how their perfect love marriage was destroyed. Antonia worked with Madonna in their classic romantic movie, Evita. The Spanish actor did find her charming but was too afraid to date the intimidating popstar.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Melanie recalled how she was pregnant with their daughter, Stella when the rumors of Antonio and Madonna's chemistry sparked. More importantly, Madonna was publically after him. Griffith would go on the film shootings and people would think she is keeping an eye on her husband.

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She told Larry:

So the press made a big thing about how Melanie's watching over Antonio and she won't leave him alone with Madonna because she's afraid that Madonna's going to -- the Material Girl -- will steal him.

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Is Antonio still connected to Madonna?

The former co-stars still share a mutual admiration for each other. On Madonna's 60th birthday, Banderas posted a special tweet to wish her. 

The media had kept piling the speculations that ended up making Melanie a villain. Apparently, she found solace in painkillers and fell into addictions. The rest of the story is pretty much caught up on how it ultimately destroyed her marriage with Antonio.

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