If you like Pretty Woman, you know which channel to watch this Monday night. Indeed, M6 will broadcast from 9:10 p.m. the famous 1990 film about the love story between a wealthy businessman and a prostitute, respectively played by Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. The success of Pretty Woman is partly based on the powerful chemistry between the two actors, whose passion was surprisingly limited only to fiction. Indeed, in real life, Richard Gere lived at the time a great love story with Cindy Crawford. The actor and model had met two years earlier at a barbecue hosted by photographer Herb Ritts, when he was 39 and she was 22. They married in 1991 before divorcing in 1995. their brief idyll, Richard Gere and Cindy Crawford left an unforgettable memory of their couple to the public, probably because of their great popularity, but also thanks to this legendary appearance on the red carpet of the Oscars in 1991.

Richard Gere: his cult arrival at the 1991 Oscars with Cindy Crawford

Indeed, the top model had caused a sensation in a long red Versace dress with a generously split neckline. So much so that her dress has inspired numerous copies in the history of fashion, and a Wikipedia page has even been dedicated to her. During this 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, Kaia Gerber, the daughter of Cindy Crawford, more or less winked at her mother by also wearing a long scarlet dress on the red carpet.

Richard Gere: who was he in a relationship with at the time of Pretty Woman?

Richard Gere © Action Press

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