Guy Pearce appeared on Andrew Denton's Interview on Tuesday night to discuss his divorce to his relationship with Kevin Spacey and everything in between. He definitely dropped some bombshells leaving Denton, the audience and the world in shock.
And while we already know a lot about Aussie icon, Guy Pearce as a 20 year old Neighbours star, we aren't all that familiar with his 50 year old self. Below, meet the icon who after a few tumultuous years is finally living his best life.
Although he remarked that Spacey was an "incredible actor", he did mention that he had a "slightly difficult time with him". The ultimate bomb came a few moments later when Guy finally said that Spacey was a "handsy guy".
The gasps by the studio audience filled the room.
Denton continued his questioning on Guy's former costars and asked about Kylie Minogue.
He joked that Kylie was "not as handsy as he would like her to be". He even admitted that whilst he did sort of have a crush on golden girl Kylie back when they filming, he has a bigger crush on her now.
Later in the interview, Denton allowed Pearce to open up about the breakdown of his 18-year marriage to childhood sweetheart Kate Mestitz in 2015, and the new love he's found with Game of Thrones actor, Carice van Houten.
"I've spent the last couple of years making sure I protect Kate in all this, and not really saying what happened, and particularly not saying that it was her decision to end our marriage.
"I've realised that I'm actually not doing her any favours in this — aside from the fact I have people coming up to me saying 'You're a bastard for having an affair with Carice and getting her pregnant and then leaving your wife' and I'm going that is so not what happened."
"I'm actually really proud of Kate for what she did. As sad as it was for me… for her to go 'You know what, our time's up' was incredibly strong of her to do. I'm very proud of her..."
Kate grounded him and he confessed that without her he felt he lost his footing.
He admitted that the time following his breakup was incredibly hard and that he even contemplated walking into traffic one night when he was in Berlin.
"I thought, well, if I get drunk enough and I stagger onto that road, we'll see what happens."
Pearce also quickly touched on his new relationship.
Months after his breakup, Pearce met and fell in love with van Houten. He said they fell in love 'quickly and messily' and they then had to slow down and figure everything out once the baby, Monte, came into the equation.
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