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Originally posted 10/23/2012 10:30AM
Susan Sarandon, who famously lived and raised a family with her longtime former partner, actor Tim Robbins, says marriage just isn't her thing.
"I believe in it for other people. I think if it works for you, that's fabulous," the Oscar winner, 66, tells Katie Couric on Tuesday's Katie show. "I don't know, I was always hesitant … this idea of locking it in. I thought it would make it less spontaneous."
Sarandon, who was married in college to actor Chris Sarandon, has been rumored to be involved with her business partner in the New York city ping pong bar SPiN, Jonathan Bricklin, who is more than 30 years her junior. He has denied a romantic relationship, and says the two are simply friends.
Originally posted 11/06/2011 12:00PM
Eva Amurri and her soccer commentator beau Kyle Martino have jetted off to their honeymoon following a weekend wedding that mixed Southern hospitality with Hollywood glamour.
"We're going to the beach to do nothing and drink Piña Coladas, surf, and enjoy some quiet time together," the bride tells PEOPLE. "We are really looking forward to continue building our life together."
It was a busy few days surrounding their ceremony in Charleston, S.C., last Saturday, complete with a bridal luncheon and scavenger hunt earlier in the week.
Originally posted 10/06/2011 12:10PM
Tim Robbins is taking action.
The actor, who famously supports liberal causes, joined with protesters Wednesday at the Occupy Wall Street rally in Lower Manhattan. Robbins, 52, participated in the demonstration outside the Federal Courthouse in Foley Square.
"This is what an actual grassroots movement looks like," he tells the Financial Times. "It's a bit sloppy and disorganized but full of passion."
Demonstrators, who have been camped out in a park near Wall Street since mid-September, are protesting economic inequalities, corporate greed and the influence of corporate money on politics and government.
Originally posted 04/20/2011 07:45AM
Tim Robbins has suffered double heartache, as his mother Mary died on Sunday at age 78, just 12 days after his father Gil passed away at 80.
Husband and wife both died at their home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico. Mary Robbins died of a heart arrhythmia, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Gil died April 5 of prostate cancer, reports the Los Angeles Times.
Gil and Mary, who were married 59 years, had both been professional musicians in the 1950s and '60s – Gil having been a member of the folk band the Highwaymen.
Originally posted 10/04/2010 10:30AM
Before they broke up last year, many people figured Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins would beat the odds and make their Hollywood relationship last a lifetime. And that includes Sarandon herself.
"People were coming up to me in the street and saying, 'I cried and cried when I heard,' " the actress tells Britain's Telegraph. "Well, I was sadder! I didn't think it would ever happen, either."
Sarandon says the love affair, which began in 1987 on the set of Bull Durham, had just run its course. "You bring people into your life at certain times," she says. "Maybe you have a relationship to have children, and you realize that it's fulfilled after that point."
Originally posted 09/08/2010 02:45PM
Susan Sarandon wasn't the only one upset by her split from longtime love Tim Robbins last year – legions of fans were also thrown by the announcement.
"The nation mourned," Sarandon tells New York magazine. "I had a lot of people who came up to me and were not as upset as I was – but were definitely upset. I did feel a sense of responsibility, because I knew that people had a certain idea of how I was and who we were … But on your deathbed, it's not really going to matter how those people felt."
Despite the split with the 51-year-old Robbins after their 23 years together, the actress, 63, says she is still sorting out their relationship in her head.
Originally posted 12/23/2009 02:50PM
One of Hollywood's most enduring relationships has ended – Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins have broken up after more than two decades together, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.
"Actress Susan Sarandon and her partner of 23 years, actor Tim Robbins have announced that they separated over the summer," her rep Teal Cannaday tells PEOPLE in a statement. "No further comments will be made."
Originally posted 11/04/2008 05:45PM
Tim Robbins encountered a voter's nightmare Tuesday morning when the actor went to his Manhattan polling place and was turned away – for not being on the voter list.
"The poll workers here know me," the liberal actor-activist, 50, told The New York Times. "I've been voting here 15 years. ... My name was there for the primaries."
Insisting he be allowed to speak to an official from the city's Board of Elections, Robbins was told he could go to the board's Manhattan office – which he did. Once he was there, board officials verified Robbins was properly registered to vote. Back he went to his polling place.
Originally posted 12/10/2007 08:45AM
Sure, Barack Obama has Oprah Winfrey. But he's not the only presidential hopeful calling in the star power.
Fellow Democrat John Edwards announced Sunday that Kevin Bacon and Tim Robbins will join him on the campaign trail in Iowa this week.
As an incentive for supporters to tell their undecided friends and family about Edwards – the former senator from North Carolina who served as John Kerry's running mate in 2004 – the campaign is also offering memorabilia signed the two Mystic River costars.
Originally posted 09/16/2006 06:00AM
Every year, partway through the Toronto Film Festival, I breathe a sigh of relief, thinking, "Whew, we can have an Oscars race this year after all."
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