Paula Patton Says Dating Is 'Strange' After Divorce From Robin Thicke - ABC News
Geary and Thicke started dating in the months after the singer separated from his wife of 10 years, Paula Patton. Two months after their divorce. As Robin Thicke settles into fatherhood with girlfriend April Love Geary, his ex- wife, Paula Patton, has found love with a new boyfriend. Thicke and Patton finalized their divorce in after tying the knot in They were. Robin Thicke and Paula Patton were once Hollywood's sweethearts. However, their eventual split proved that even the happiest of celebrity.
Then he kissed me. Years later, Patton told a story about becoming so convinced that Thicke was cheating on her that she drove to his house and hid outside in the bushes trying to get a glimpse of any shenanigans going on inside.
Where Are They Now? And the worst part was that I got caught. The best part was that I was wrong. It was like, 'You're not a good spy, OK? He was like, 'Come on over, see what's going on. Regardless of what went on behind closed doors that we—or either of them—didn't know about, none of that is to say that they weren't madly in love with each other. It doesn't sell any records. It's critically acclaimed but doesn't sell any records. So the balloon pops, everything that I was afraid of happening.
Then, for the next 3 years I struggled with believing in myself and had some problems and started drinking.
The real reason Robin Thicke, Paula Patton split
Trying to find God. Then right after my album [comes out, Paula decides] that she wants to be an actress, instead of a filmmaker. Now she's doing love scenes, and I have a failed album… but it ended up making me a good man. Luckily, after 10 years of that, I'm like, 'Oh heck! Go have a good time, see you when you get home. Meanwhile, he and Patton had married on June 11, ; they welcomed son Julian on April 6, Husband and wife starred together in the steamy video for the title track that's about exactly what it sounds like—two people making up after a fight.
I had to kick into gear because I love nobody more than my wife in this world. It was actually wonderful for me. Julian has changed everything—every move I make, I know that it will affect him, his growth and his happiness.
She's my mama and I'm her daddy. I even call her Mama and she calls me Daddy. We are that to each other. I've never met a stronger person who stands by their will and their moral values. She is such an amazing human being. Ever since I met her and we were 16 years old and she was the president of the black student union and I was just a silly white boy who didn't understand or have compassion.
I can't walk in your shoes.
Paula Patton has a new boyfriend
But, I'm trying baby. You know how much I love you. And I know she wants it because we've been together for 20 years. Yes, Robin Thicke was there, too. Quite frankly, all my friends dance like that with him. He's like the guy that you can dance with, 'cause he's safe!Entertainment City: Robin Thicke to name new album after Paula Patton
My wife is an artist first and wife second. She was excited about it right away and loved the video and wanted to watch it like 10 times, then she would jump on my bones. I was like, 'I want to take you down right now. A source told us at the time it was a "non-issue" for the couple; moreover, Patton was apparently at the party in question. Photos Hollywood's Long-Term Couples "You pretty much take it one day at a time," Thicke told Oprah Winfrey in an interview that aired that Octoberwhen asked how in the heck they were making it work after 20 years as a couple.
Every day, their thoughts, their desires, their insecurities change every day. I would be lost without her It [celebrity and the fame game] is a lot and there are girls throwing themselves at you and you can really lose touch with any sense of reality when you're a big rock star kind of thing.
Life is full of peaks and valleys. They did walk the red carpet and look as cozy as usual at the Grammys on Jan. AKM-GSI Patton and Thicke didn't look particularly estranged right away, instead holding it together as a family for their son, as they surely intended to do.
Thicke immediately went on the romance offensive, dedicating "Lost Without U" to Patton in concert days later and, as he said on stage that night, "trying to get my girl back. Thicke decided to make an entire album about getting his wife back. As romantic as that sounds, Paula was a complete dud.
According to Billboardit was one of the biggest flops ofselling only 25, copies its first week. Over the course of the album's promotion, Thicke proceeded to break down crying during various performances.
Thicke even paused a few times to wipe away his sniffles. Meanwhile, Patton's public silence during his apology tour was deafening.
He admitted to drug and alcohol problems Getty Images Thicke has been open about his battles with drug and alcohol abuse. In an April deposition for his "Blurred Lines" lawsuit, he confessed to substance abuse.
Paula Patton Says Dating Is 'Strange' After Divorce From Robin Thicke
In the court documents via PeopleThick says he "didn't do a sober interview" while promoting the song. So I started kind of convincing myself that I was a little more part of it than I was…But the reality is, is that Pharrell had the beat and he wrote almost every single part of the song. Does 'Blurred Lines' condone rape? As "Blurred Lines" began to burn up the airwaves, critics took a closer look at the lyrics, and many argued that the catchy track promotes rape.
Thicke tried to clear up the controversy, telling BBC Radio 1 via The Hollywood Reporter"I can't even dignify that with a response; that's ridiculous. You just have to know how to pull it out of them.
Thicke shifted blame to Director Diane Martel, claiming it was all her idea. He said he didn't want the video to be "sleazy" and wanted to film only the clothed version of the video. I've been with the same woman since I was a teenager. So I don't want to do anything that's inappropriate. She accused him of child abuse In Januarya custody battle between Thicke and Patton erupted over allegations that the singer may be abusive toward their 6-year-old son, Julian.
Thicke defended his parenting in legal documents: According to Us Weekly, she filed an emergency order requesting a drug test and only monitored visits with Thicke, but a source said the "judge denied everything in [Patton's] complaint" and that "Child Protective Services didn't see any evidence of wrongdoing. Sources told the tab the court's decision was prompted by Thicke "banging on" Patton's door when he went to her house for a scheduled visit with their son and she refused to answer.
Thicke reportedly denied that version of events. He accused her of emotional abuse Getty Images Patton isn't the only one lobbing abuse allegations.
Thicke's lawyer alleges Patton is being investigated by the L. This batch of mud was slung just a week after feel-good stories surfaced about the family pursuing counseling. A source told People that "both parties are working with a therapist who is advising on Julian's best interest…Ms. Patton will continue to do what is right for her son.
Robin claims there was little love between his father and his ex-wife. When Alan unexpectedly died of a heart attack, at age 69, Robin reportedly banned Patton from attending the services. In court documents pertaining to the aforementioned custody battle, Robin alleged via TMZ"Paula did not have a positive relationship with my father and often made negative comments to me about my father. As such, she was not welcome at his funeral. It's unclear, considering Patton has shown no signs of ill will toward her former father-in-law.
In the wake of his passing, she posted a loving tribute on Instagram: I loved and respected him so much!
So many great memories and laughs together. We will miss him so much! His grandson is quite sure he is still here with us in spirit.