When it comes to love and the pursuit of the everlasting relationship, many of us draw inspiration from our favorite romantic movies or songs. We might be wrong, but based on the media’s constant barrage of Hollywood hook-ups and break-ups, it seems that A-listers would be the last ones to go to for advice on how to make a relationship withstand the test of time.
Despite having a poor track record of long-term relationships, the rich and famous have plenty to say on what makes love endure. It seems they are no different from the rest of us searching for love and hoping that it lasts a lifetime.
Here is a compilation of some of the most poignant celebrity reflections on love – Some of their responses may surprise you.
During a This Is Us press conference, Harry Styles said “If you are going on a first date just be early first of all. Just don’t be late, it’s tardy and nobody likes tardy people,” Harry revealed during a This Is Us press conference.
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Madonna told The New York Daily News “Most men my age are married with children. They’re not dateable. I’m a very adventurous person and I also have a crazy life. I’m a single mother. I have four children. I mean, you have to be pretty open-minded and adventurous to want to step into my world. People who are older, and more set in their ways, are probably not as adventurous as someone younger.”
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During and interview with Marie Claire, Jennifer Lawrence gave her input on long-distance relationships. “When we’re busy, we agree to mutually ignore each other. Not completely, but neither of us gets mad when the other doesn’t text back or call. Life’s super busy. Obviously you know what they’re doing, and you trust them.”
Justing Timberlake told Glamour “Don’t be afraid to push him. Relationships are funny. You have to constantly fall in love and challenge each other.”
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In a Rolling Stone interview, Stevie Nicks said her reason is twofold. Older men tend to go for “25-year-olds” Nicks said. And secondly, “What if I fall in love with somebody and they die?
Brad Pitt told Teen People “It’s a misconception that a girl has to do something to catch a guy’s attention. It just happens. There are no tricks. In fact, when you have to get tricky, it’s not worth it. You know what makes a guy take notice? If you don’t let him disrespect you. If some guy makes a stupid remark and a girl doesn’t let it get to her because she knows who she is – then she’s won.”