The movie is based on Samuel L. Jackson and his wife, LaTanya Richardson, and has both of them in the lead roles. The Oscar-nominated actor, age 73, and the Tony-nominated actress, age 72, share the secret of their 41-year marriage in an interview conducted by People for this week’s issue. It seems that the discussion has been published.
“It’s two individuals that respect, love, and watch out for one another,” Samuel explained. The two actors initially met in college, when LaTanya was a Spelman College student, and Samuel was a student at Morehouse College. They married in 1980 and had a daughter named Zoe. During their meeting, LaTanya informed the source that she and her husband agreed to “remain together no matter what.”
In the beginning, we stressed that the most revolutionary thing black people could do was stay together and raise their children with a father and a mother. LaTanya: “We know it’s not just mom-raised kids here.”
“To change that narrative, we decided to declare, ‘We are going to stick together no matter what.'” we’ll work it out. ” Despite their ups and downs, including Samuel’s drug addiction and subsequent rehabilitation, the pair persevered.
“She allowed me to be the guy I was meant to be,” Samuel stated. While LaTanya and Samuel have had successful careers, they make it a point to spend July with family and friends.
Don’t startle anyone. When you sleep, you sleep. “Then we get together and eat,” Jackson stated, his only vacation rule for Zoe and her companions.
Samuel and LaTanya are married, but they also worked together as co-producers on the drama “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” which aired on Apple TV+ and starred Samuel as a man with Alzheimer’s.
“I can’t believe we’re in our seventh decade,” LaTanya added. “I’m grateful because I consider all the possibilities.”
Years ago, Loni shared her thoughts on the family unit, particularly regarding the Black community. WATCH THIS: