Sylvester Stallone Learns ‘Hard Lesson’ On His Short Split With Jennifer Flavin
Sylvester Stallone learns "hard lesson" from the short-lived separation he had with Jennifer Flavin. The 54-year-old model filed for divorce in August after 25 years of marriage, only to withdraw the paperwork a month later.
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Recently, Rocky icon Sylvester Stallonespoke openly about his widely known, though short-lived, separation from his wife of 25 years, Jennifer Flavin, explaining that Sylvester Stallone learns "hard lesson"he learned during their high-profile breakup at the end of July.
The 54-year-old Flavin filed for divorce from Stallone in Florida in August after the couple had been separated for a few months. The Golden Globe winner made headlines four days later when he covered over his tattoo of the former model with a dog.
Sylvester Stallone Had A 'Reawakening' Amid Jennifer Flavin Split
Sylvester Stallone is talking about his marriage to Jennifer Flavin and how their short divorce was a "tumultuous time" in his life.
Stallone, who is 76 years old, talked to the Sunday Timesabout how he and his wife broke up in August after being married for 25 years. They called off their divorce a month later.
Let's just say that it was a very tumultuous time. There was a reawakening of what was more valuable than anything, which is my love for my family. It takes precedence over my work, and that was a hard lesson to learn.- Sylvester Stallone
When Flavin, who is 54, filed for divorce from Stallone in August, Stallone said in a statement that they were "amicably and privately addressing these personal issues," In September, PEOPLE confirmed that Flavin and Stallone had gotten back together.
Since then, they were seen having fun in New York City on October 7, two weeks after they said they wouldn't be getting a divorce. On one trip, they met Leonardo DiCaprio and his father while they were wearing their wedding rings.
The star of Rocky has five kids. From his first marriage to actress Sasha Czack, he has two sons, Sage and Seargeoh. Then, he has three daughters with Flavin. Sophia is 26, Sistine is 24, and Scarlet is 20.
In a recent interview with the Times, Stallone talked more about what he's learned about being part of a family and, in particular, about being a father.
I didn't pay enough attention when they were growing up. I was so career-oriented, and now I go, 'OK, I don't have that much runway up ahead, and I want to start asking them about their lives.- Sylvester Stallone
Stallone said that he is trying to make up for lost time with his daughters by being more involved these days.
I ask them about their day, and they started at first a little monosyllabic. Then I heard one say, 'I was just thinking about you.' Oh, my God. I've never heard that before in my life. When a daughter knows you care, she's there forever.- Sylvester Stallone
During his interview with the Times, Stallone talked about his first TV show, Tulsa King, in which he plays Dwight "The General" Manfredi, a man who has been in prison for 25 years for a murder that his boss did. He also produces and directs the show.
In May, when Stallone was filming Tulsa King in Brooklyn, he got to spend some time with his oldest daughter.
In the Amazon Prime Video movie Samaritan, where he plays the "mysterious and reclusive" neighbor of 13-year-old Sam Cleary, Mr. Smith, he played an ex-vigilante looking for justice. The teen starts to think that Stallone's character is really a "superpowered vigilante," so he tries to talk him out of being a hermit.
Stallone told the Times that action movies changed a lot when "changed radically when it became possible to Velcro your muscles on," is still a proponent of working out despite the operations he's had to recover from over the years.
Don't do your own stunts, that's the moral of that. But the special effects became more important than the person. Life is a matter of managing your ass-whipping. That's why I've always been a fan of defeated fighters. The undefeated boxer? I'm not interested.- Sylvester Stallone
In a recent interview, Sylvester Stallone talked about his marriage to businesswoman Jennifer Flavin. He said that almost divorcing her was a "tumultuous time" in his life.
The 76-year-old actor talked to the Sunday Times about his short breakup with his wife of 25 years in August, before they decided not to divorce a month later.
One of these hard lessons was a big realization about how he related to his children. Stallone has three daughters with Flavin: Sophia, 26, Sistine, 24, and Scarlet, 20. He also has two sons, Sage, 43, and Seargeoh, 43, with his ex-wife, Sasha Czack. Sage died of a heart attack when he was 36 years old.