After nearly two decades of dating, John Corbett and Bo Derek finally tied the knot! Corbett shared the happy news on The Talk on August 3, 2021, telling co-host Jerry O’Connell that the pair wed “around Christmastime.” in December 2020.
“Jerry, I can’t believe that I forgot to tell you that around Christmastime we got married. Bo and I got married!” Corbett said.
He continued, “We’re pretty private people, we didn’t make an announcement. All our friends and family knew but this is the first time either one of us has said anything publicly about it because really we haven’t had an opportunity. So, you’re my buddy and now I guess I’m telling all of America, or the world.”
“After 20 years we decided to get married,” he continued. “we didn’t want 2020 to be that thing that everybody looks back at and hated. We thought, ‘Well, let’s get one nice thing out of it.’ “
Derek’s rep also confirmed the news to PEOPLE, saying that the pair were “were married in a private ceremony late last year.”