Bo Derek and John Corbett Secretly Tied the Knot 8 Months Ago

by Megan Molseed

Well, it seems actor John Corbett has gone and landed himself a “perfect” “10!” The former “Sex and the City” star announced his marriage to longtime girlfriend Bo Derek during an interview on “The Talk” recently.

“Around Christmas time, we got married. Bo and I got married,” Corbett told the hosts of the daytime television talk show. The actor was on the show to discuss his role as Grady Bellow on the television show, “Rebel.”

Bo Derek Finds Love Again

Best known for her blonde bombshell role in the 1979 film “10” Bo Derek lost her first husband director John Derek in 1998. Derek has stated that after her husband’s death due to heart failure, she felt that she would never find love again.

However, when she met John Corbett for the first time, she felt ‘just an attraction, a comfort.”

‘”I became attracted to him and I still am,” Derek said of John Corbett. “We take things day by day and I think we are still there. We’re starting to get a little more settled.”

Derek has stated that part of her attraction to her new hubby is his outgoing personality.

“He makes me laugh all the time,” she says. “He’s full of life, full of joy.”

“All our friends and family knew,” Corbett told the hosts of “The Talk” about his wedding to the movie star. Corbett added that this was the first time either of the newlyweds has discussed the 2020 nuptials.

“This is the first time either one of us has said something publicly about it because really we haven’t had the opportunity,” he said.

John Corbett Finds A Silver Lining in 2020

When asked what inspired the couple who began dating in 2002 to finally tie the knot, Corbett’s response was a touching one.

“We didn’t want 2020 to be that thing that everyone looks back at and hated,” he said. “Let’s get one nice thing out of it.”

Corbett also added that getting married to his longtime love seemed a perfect way to do just that.

‘After 20 years we decided to get married,” he said.

In 2016, the actor told HuffPost that the secret to his successful relationship with Bo Derek was the fact that they weren’t married.

“Don’t get married,” the actor said in the interview. “I have a lot of friends that get divorces. It becomes this whole thing.” Corbett said. “The secret is just enjoy being together.” 

Derek shared a similar outlook with her beau for many years, even just a few months before she walked down the aisle in the December 2020 ceremony.

“I think when you’re beginning a young family and you’re going to have children and set up this new family tree branch, it’s obviously a wonderful commitment and it’s meaningful,’ said the movie star. “But for us in our lives, it hasn’t been yet

Obviously, the two actors found a new take on this outlook. They have now reached eight months of wedded bliss.