Other people's lives always appear far more glossy than they really are, particularly if they're celebrities living in the public eye.
The idea of the "perfect couple" with the "perfect love story" is etched into our brains from countless rom coms, romantic novels, and media renderings of real-life love stories.
Even the most genuinely loving couple can feel like their story and reality doesn't match up to the fairytale or "power couple" images being sold to us. So it can be helpful to look past the PR and take stock of what's acually real.
Obviously, we know a whole lot more now, hindsight and all, but people definitely talked about Prince/King Charles and Diana that way when they first got married.
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. I’m always intrigued by how people (including their granddaughter) try to paint it as this whirlwind romance, but there’s clearly a lot of emotional abuse from both sides to go along with the alcoholism.