Insiders claim that Roberts, 48, “is controlling, and that Moder, 47, has wearied of being told how to live his life,” according to one report.“It’s very hard to be friends with an Oscar winner,” one socialite tells The Daily Beast, “So god knows what it’s like to try and date one.” Not easy, by all accounts. Nicholas Cage’s wife Alice Kim was a waitress in L. Conan and Powel seem a solid and happy couple, but comments she made after he was dropped from The Tonight Show demonstrate just how out of touch with real life celebrities can get.Powel recalled to Rolling Stone: “Literally every 10 minutes, he’d poke his head in the room and say, ‘I don’t wanna bother you, but do you know where the Band-Aids are?Packer has been citing her “excessive spending” as the cause of the break-up to friends.
When it comes to dating, celebrities are not actually “just like us.” As a Matchmaker at Matching Up in Beverly Hills, one of the perks of my job is working with fabulous celebrity clientele who are looking for love.There are so many misconceptions about celebrities that I have learned throughout my years in LA (first off, they hate being called “celebrities” #oops).I see him at best three times a month and, at worst, once a month.He has an army of gorgeous, vivacious models/celebrities at his beck and call. I guess my fear is turning on the news and seeing he's engaged to someone more special and less difficult than me.More often celebrities are so used to their lives of cocooned absurdity, ushered from boutique hotel to private jet to luxury spa, that unquestioning obedience to every request is demanded.
If you want to date Tom Cruise, for example—or indeed be his kid—you have to drink the Scientology Kool-Aid.You can't control what he does any more than Frida Kahlo could control Diego Rivera.Thus, you may do anything you like with the old codger—love him, leave him, paint his buttocks green.Mariah Carey has split from her fiancé—reportedly over her extravagant spending.But perhaps billionaire Aussie businessman James Packer should have realized that dating a superstar was always going to be tough.“The thing about celebrities is that they are really, really good at making whoever they are talking to at that exact instant feel sooo special,” says a London publicist who has been in the business for decades.This has been the cause of conflict in his past marriages. Almost, my love: Unfortunately, the great art of boffing a superstar is no longer being done.