Michelle Pfeiffer has opened up about her married life to television writer David E. Kelly and how she keeps their relationship “sacred.”
The actor is married to the Big little lies Writers since 1993 and the couple will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary next year.
While promoting her new series That first lady – a retelling of American leadership through the lens of the women of the White House — Pfeiffer speaking The Hollywood Reporter about whether she would consider starring in one of his shows.
“I would,” she began before stepping back. “But I never want to risk damaging our relationship, which is a little sacred to me.
“I think it’s a risk you take when you work together,” she said.
Although Kelly has written many roles for women over 40 on shows, including the 2021 miniseries nine perfect strangers The two have never worked on a project together, aside from the occasional script swap.
Elsewhere in the interview, Pfeiffer opened up about the moment her career took a hiatus, when she and her family moved from Los Angeles after “terrifying” run-ins with the paparazzi.
“I would start hearing that I retired,” she said. “And I would say, ‘Wait no.'”
But now that their two children are grown adults, she and Kelly have returned to LA.
She said she “don’t look back” at her early career, adding, “The types of roles that you’re offered change as you get older and in many ways they’re much more interesting now.”
The First Lady airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on Showtime.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/michelle-pfeiffer-david-e-kelly-risk-marriage-b2066707.html Michelle Pfeiffer says she would ‘never want to risk’ damaging her marriage by starring on David Kelly’s shows