‘One unnamed source told Mitchell Fink, of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, that “whatever is going on inside that Winnebago it’s starting to get out of hand, to the point where it’s embarrassing a lot of people on the set”.
And the actors’ affection for each other has never diminished as they remain close friends. Last year, Meryl, happily married to sculptor Don Gummer for the past 35 years, and a mother-of-four, picked Jack to ‘shag’ while appearing on Andy Cohen’s Bravo show, Watch What Happens Live.
When asked who she would ‘shag, marry or kill’ – Meryl picked Robert Redford to ‘marry’, Jack to ‘shag’ and her Kramer vs Kramer co-star Dustin Hoffman to ‘kill’.
While when paying tribute to the five-time Oscar winner as she was awarded the AFI Life Achievement Award in April 2004, Jack called her ‘perfect’. Teasing her for her acting skills and deeming her to ‘transcend talent’, he stated: ‘To me you are perfect and I love you very much, God bless you and God bless America.’
Hey, Young People Today(tm) if you’re all like, “Who would touch that crazy old grandpa?” — well…