How did John Corbett end up dating legendary beauty Bo Derek?Plus, why did he recently decide to shave his head? Finally, as the celebrity spokesperson for the EPA’s Energy Star program, John gives some simple energy-saving tips.She explained: 'I think we all have this image that we're going to be the hold-out and show what 51 really looks like, but I could wake up tomorrow and say, "Okay, enough of this." Happy life: Derek opens the doors of the couple's ranch to the magazine 'I look at my lines and I think, 'Well, shoot!After eight years of dating, John Corbett and Bo Derek are talking marriage, he revealed this morning.Having a love is a gigantic bonus in life, but I wasn't unhappy when I was single, either.'Speaking of Corbett, who is four years her junior, Derek enthused: 'He's just fun, so much fun.I'm very happy now.'Despite looking a decade younger than her 51 years, the beauty insists she hasn't undergone cosmetic surgery.
A notorious womaniser, Derek was 30 years her senior and married to Linda Evans (his previous wives, Pati Behrs and Ursula Andress, were also actresses).
Corbett's "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" was set to come out in summer 2002 and he was already a regular fixture on "Sex and the City," but early that year he had no date for an Oscars party thrown by his pal, agent Norby Walters.
"I said, 'I'm not dating anyone,' and he said, 'I'll get you a date, Corbett! (Derek was visiting TODAY to talk about appearing in "Sharknado 3," but Corbett kind of stole the show while hanging out setside.) "I was very intimidated! For Derek, who "hadn't dated in five years," the attraction was immediate. I kept saying to my friends, 'I'll wait until all the sparks and all that get going.' And it finally happened." It couldn't have happened to a nicer couple. " premieres on Syfy on Wednesday, July 22, at 9 p.m.
When I look at some photographs of myself, I think, "Oh, I look all right." But, in others, I scare myself; I wish I had my old skin.' Believe it or not, it's 30 years since Bo, her hair braided and wearing a flesh-coloured swimsuit, was filmed running along the beach in Blake Edward's 10 - the highest score a woman could achieve for desirability.
The movie, she says, was a defining moment in her life; more so than any other roles, more so, too, than her extraordinary 22-year marriage to the late film director John Derek.