Catherine Zeta jones oral sex Michael Douglas
They had been married for 13 years, defying Hollywood critics.
But was Michael Douglas oral sex confession the final straw on their crumbling marriage?
Those in the Hollywood know have said Catherine, 43, split from Douglas, 68, after his controversial claims that his throat cancer was caused by too much oral sex.
It was, according to pals, the final straw for the Welsh actress who was mortified that Oscar winner didn’t make it clear he was exposed the the HPV virus, which he said caused his cancer, before meeting his wife.
A source said: “It all went downhill from there.”
The Hollywood celebrity couple have endured a torrid time in recent years, with Douglas battling cancer and his wife having bipolar disorder.
Insiders claimed “the stress has taken a toll on their marriage”.
Catherine Zeta Jones slams sexual harassment claims against husband Michael Douglas as ‘upsetting and false’
As a Tinseltown dynasty with a colourful history, the Douglas clan is no stranger to controversy. But even its battle-hardened Hollywood veneer has been rattled by the latest allegation levelled at it.
Last week, Michael Douglas, 73, stepped forward to address a looming allegation of sexual harassment against him, saying he was choosing to speak out before it become public – and dismissing it as “a complete lie”.