She turns up unannounced on her kid’s doorstep with bagels, leaves her dozens of rambling voice mails and even starts seeing her therapist.
Sarandon’s relationship with her three children is a little different.
Do you think it’s healthy to keep portraying the May-December romance in films? But that’s always been accepted in films, that guys are with younger women. I think he really tore that family apart in a way that was horrible, and hasn’t really dealt with the aftermath.
You know, films are great when they reframe reality and cause conversations and dialogue. He’s always had a reputation for being with younger girls—I mean younger girls. Last of Robin Hood also centers on a young woman who falls for a rakish older movie star.
Interviews with Sarandon are always fun, too, because she doesn’t regurgitate those same, awful canned answers. Timothy Leary was a friend of mine, so that acid was nice and pure, but I’m not really looking for chemicals, and I don’t like to feel speedy.