If anybody knows anything about persistence, it’s Denzel Washington.
During the 2 Guns premiere, Denzel told Access Hollywood that his wife, Pauletta, turned down his marriage proposal not once, but … TWICE. “Why was it twice … Why would I have to ask again,” the actor asked his wife standing nearby.
“Because I said no,” Pauletta playfully responded.
“She turned me down, she said no. And since it was three times, that means she turned me down twice,” Washington shared.
Persistence obviously paid off because on the third proposal, Pauletta accepted, and the happy couple have now been married 30 years.
Denzel is starring alongside Mark Wahlberg in their new flick 2 Guns, out August 2. The Oscar winner is also set to star in a revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.
Denzel’s Broadway performance will preview in March.
Katt Williams Is Ready For His Comeback: “My Only Goal Is Getting Better”
Katt Williams is ready for his triumphant return!
After a series of arrests and bizarre incidents in 2016 that seemed to overshadow his public persona, Williams told HipHollywood he’s getting back to work and putting his personal issues behind him.
“Remember none of those things have ever been about work,” he said when asked if he hopes his new projects will overshadow his past missteps. “It’s more about having to deal with situations that are purposely thrown in your direction, and so I’ve been successful in the fact that I’m not nearly as good as I’m going to be,” he explained.
But if you’re thinking the 46-year-old comedian is in denial about his issues, he says absolutely not.
“I’m not one of those people that doesn’t recognize he’s stumbled,” he asserts. “I embrace the stumble because I know I’m going to come back faster than before, so my only goal is getting better at all points.”
And with six projects slated for release including the comedy, Father Figure with Owen Wilson and Ed Helms, Williams appears to be back on the right track.
“I’m really in each of these comebacks trying to be a better person than the person that left, and if you liked that person this is just a better version than that because that’s what I’m on.”
You can see Katt dishing more positivity in the exclusive clip below, and be sure to see Father Figures when it hits theaters December 22.
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