Michael Douglas: Don't Make Catherine Zeta-Jones Mad When They Play Golf Together

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You won't believe what happens when Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones play golf together🤣

Michael Douglas And Catherine Zeta-Jones Have Cheeky Golf Forfeit

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Despite being married for over two decades, the Hollywood couple keeps things spicy by inventing cheeky forfeits when playing golf.

Racy Wager Adds Fun And Playfulness To Couple's Marriage

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have been married for over two decades, but they keep things playful and exciting. One way they do this is through their racy golf wagers.

Keeping Things Spicy

Michael Douglas has revealed that his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, has invented a spicy forfeit for when they play golf.

“The rules are I have to whip it out if I don’t hit it past the ladies’ tees, which I manage most of the time,” he confessed.

Competitive Couple

The couple is known for their competitiveness, even during mundane activities like golf.

Michael added, “But there have been times when we’re playing alone, and have to give her a little show because we are competitive. But only when I play with my wife.”

Their Competitive Spirit Keeps Things Exciting

Catherine and Michael are not just a loving couple; they are also highly competitive with each other. The golf wager is just one example of their competitive spirit.

A Wager For All Men

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The couple's love for golf has led to a playful wager that adds a fun and exciting element to their marriage. Catherine has challenged all men to take the bet, clarifying that "a deal is a deal."

A Fun And Playful Element In Their Marriage

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During an appearance on The Graham Norton Show, Catherine revealed that she and Michael have a friendly wager when they play golf.

“I’m pretty good, better than him and we have a bet that if he ducks a shot he has to drop his pants,” she said.

This racy bet adds a fun and playful element to their marriage, keeping the couple's relationship exciting and adventurous even after many years together.

Golf Forfeit Leads To Awkward Moments With Paparazzi

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Catherine Zeta-Jones has revealed that when she plays golf with her husband, Michael Douglas, she makes him hide in the bushes to avoid the paparazzi.

“It’s not just my husband it’s any man I play. There has been an issue with paparazzi so I make him go into the bushes. A deal is a deal,” says Catherine.

Privacy At New Royal Compound

The couple has moved into St. James' Palace, which is a stone's throw from the home of the King and Queen Consort, while Princesses Anne and Beatrice are even closer neighbors.

Ardent Monarchists

Recently, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, known for their love for the monarchy, rented a flat in London's oldest palace, St. James' Palace, to serve as their base in the city.

Perfect For Their Requirements

According to an insider, the palace is perfect for their requirements when visiting the capital. A one-bedroom flat at the palace is currently on the rental market for just under £4,000 a month.

Rentals Within The Palace

Back in 2015, rentals within the palace became available for the first time, and a source mentioned that while anyone can apply, all potential tenants must undergo thorough security and background checks.

St James' Palace History

St James' Palace was built by Henry VIII in the 16th century and had a rich history. It was the primary residence of several monarchs before Buckingham Palace became the official royal residence.

Previous Residences

Before settling into St James' Palace, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones had been splitting their time between a luxurious £4 million mansion in Irvington, New York, and a lavish 12-bedroom vacation home in Majorca.

Couple Thought To Own Properties In Bermuda And Canada, Too

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Aside from their properties in New York and Majorca, the couple is rumored to have real estate holdings in Bermuda and Canada.

Catherine’s Admiration For The Royal Family

During a recent interview, Catherine Zeta-Jones expressed deep respect and admiration for the Royal Family. She even shared that she had the pleasure of having lunch with Queen Camilla at one point. She proudly referred to herself as a "massive royalist."

Royal Occasions 

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On royal occasions, the couple's family dresses up, and their son wears a top hat and tails while enjoying scones.

According to Catherine Zeta-Jones, "In our family, we'll dress up on royal occasions. My son will wear a top hat and tails and have scones.".

Lunch With Queen Camilla

Catherine Zeta-Jones fondly remembers a lunch meeting with Camilla and Lady Astor in New York many years ago, before Camilla and Prince Charles married.

Catherine speaks highly of Camilla, saying, “I loved her. What you see is what you get with Camilla.”

"Contrasting Upbringings" Of Michael And Catherine

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Michael Douglas was raised in the lap of luxury in New York City as the son of Hollywood legend, Kirk Douglas. In contrast, Catherine Zeta-Jones grew up in a modest semi-detached house in Swansea, South Wales.

Despite their vastly different upbringings, the couple has found common ground in their love for each other and their passion for golf.