Long-Lasting Hollywood Couple Delta Burke And Gerald McRaney

Long-Lasting Hollywood Couple Delta Burke And Gerald McRaney Have A Love Story Filled With Support And Friendship

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March 7, 2019 12:22 By Mambee

Although the last few decades have seen improvement in many aspects of life due to the use of technology, it has also waned in the level of commitment in relationships and marriages.

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Long-Lasting Hollywood Couple Delta Burke And Gerald McRaney Have A Love Story Filled With Support And FriendshipGetty Images / Ideal Image

To make things worse, social circles like Hollywood make it more difficult to be with one person forever because there are many distractions on set and a lot of rumours to deal with. However, this aged couple, Delta Burke and Gerald McRaney, have defied the odds with their union, which has lasted almost 30 years.

Aged 62 and 71 respectively, Delta and Gerald’s relationship was built on the foundation of support and commitment.

Long-Lasting Hollywood Couple Delta Burke And Gerald McRaney Have A Love Story Filled With Support And FriendshipGetty Images / Ideal Image

The duo first became a public item when they walked the Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet in 1987, and Delta revealed that Gerald had asked her to marry him on their second date.

At that time, Delta was starring on the popular sitcom ‘Designing Women’ and met Gerald when she did a guest appearance on his show, ‘Simon Simon.’

On seeing her, Gerald knew she was the one and wasn’t deterred by his friends’ advice not to marry an actress. Despite Delta's several suitors, Gerald was determined to make her his. Fortunately, his persistence paid off and they tied the knot in 1989.

Long-Lasting Hollywood Couple Delta Burke And Gerald McRaney Have A Love Story Filled With Support And FriendshipGetty Images / Ideal Image

It was Delta’s third marriage and Geralds first, but they didn’t mind. She supported him in all his endeavors and was there with him through every notable award show.

Her support wasn’t one-sided and Gerald was there at her lowest points. Delta has faced Type 2 Diabetes and depression and, as a result, experienced fluctuating weight through most of her career.

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In a situation where most ‘Hollywood men’ would have abandoned their partner, the ‘This Is Us’ star helped his wife pull through.

Long-Lasting Hollywood Couple Delta Burke And Gerald McRaney Have A Love Story Filled With Support And FriendshipGetty Images / Ideal Image

While speaking to Diabetic Living, Delta admitted that it was Gerald that helped her return to her usual self.

"It didn't matter to him how fat I got. He reminds me of what I should be doing or shouldn't be eating. He likes to give me my insulin shots and says it makes him feel like he's taking care of me."

In 2017, when Gerald took home the award for his supporting role as ‘Dr. K’ in ‘This Is Us,’ Delta couldn’t help but shed a tear when her husband’s name was called. She beamed with joy!

Long-Lasting Hollywood Couple Delta Burke And Gerald McRaney Have A Love Story Filled With Support And FriendshipGetty Images / Ideal Image

Gerald and Delta’s relationship is nothing short of couple goals! Their story is proof that having someone who supports you is all you need to achieve anything you set your mind on. What a stunning couple!

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