Goldie Hawn says she and Kurt Russell would be 'long divorced' if couple of 33 years had married


Now that we are all living in a post-Brangelina world, Goldie Hawn is throwing out some advice to couples everywhere.

The 70-year-old actress shared her secret to lasting love during an episode of UK's ITV Loose Women on Monday, stating that if she had wed her partner of 33 years, Kurt Russell, she would be "long divorced" by now.

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"Marriage is an interesting sociological thing. If you need to be bound to someone, then it's important to be married," Hawn said while sitting front and center on the show's panel. "If you have independence, if you have enough money and enough sense of independence and you like your independence, there is something psychological about not being married because it gives you the freedom to make decisions."

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 19: Actor Kurt Russell and actress Goldie Hawn attend the premiere of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' at Dolby Theatre on April 19, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 08: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell arrives at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 25: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are seen on November 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG004/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 06: Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn attend Annual Goldie's Love In For Kids hosted by Goldie Hawn at Ron Burkle's Green Acres Estate on May 6, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Actors Goldie Hawn (L) and Kurt Russell attend the Remembering Pavarotti Benefit Concert and Gala featuring Andrea Bocelli and Renee Fleming at The Music Center on September 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - MAY 02: Actress Goldie Hawn and actor Kurt Russell attend the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3LABS on May 2, 2015 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 21: Hosts Kurt Russell (L) and Goldie Hawn attend Goldie Hawn's inaugural 'Love In For Kids' benefiting the Hawn Foundation's MindUp program transforming children's lives for greater success at Ron Burkle�s Green Acres Estate on November 21, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for The Hawn Foundation)
CULVER CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Actor Kurt Russell and actress Goldie Hawn attend the 2014 Baby2Baby gala at The Book Bindery on November 8, 2014 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
372885 01: UNDATED FILE PHOTO: Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. (Photo by Diane Freed)
380460 03: (USA ONLY) Actors Goldie Hawn and her partner Kurt Russell attend the Womens Sports Foundation Annual Gala October 16, 2000 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, NY. (Photo by Newsmakers)
09/21. Kurt Russel and Goldie Hawn arrive at Tom Cruise Ball
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 2: Actress Goldie Hawn and actor Kurt Russell arrive at the premiere of Disneys' 'Miracle' at the El Capitan Theatre February 2, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell arrives at the 86th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 12: Actress Goldie Hawn and actor Kurt Russell attend the amfAR Inspiration Gala at Milk Studios on December 12, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell attend the DuJour X The Hawn Foundation Celebration at Espace on September 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 22: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell pose backstage at 'Kinky Boots' on Broadway at The Hirshfeld Theater on September 22, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 11: Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn sighting on November 11, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Niki Nikolova/FilmMagic)
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"In a healthy, longer-term relationship, I would say it's great to be together about 68% of the time," she added about how much time to spend with your significant other.

Of course, fellow Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were aboard the not-married train up until two years ago when they decided to say " I do" after nearly a decade together and six children.

"We made this declaration some time ago that we weren't going to do it till everyone can. But I don't think we'll be able to hold out. It means so much to my kids, and they ask a lot. And it means something to me, too, to make that kind of commitment," Pitt told The Hollywood Reporter in 2012 about why they finally were going to tie the knot.

Jolie shocked fans of the high-profile couple last week when she filed for divorce from her husband citing irreconcilable differences.

Since then, reports surfaced that Pitt was being accused of alleged child abuse when an altercation broke out on the famous family's private plane involving Jolie and Pitt's oldest son, Maddox.

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A source told ET last week it was "totally a child-parent disagreement," and any reports of inappropriate physical conduct are "exaggerated or untrue."

Despite the drama surrounding the unraveling of the star power pair, ET's source says that Pitt thinks Jolie is "a great mom."

"He will only say positive things about [the] mother [of his children]," the source stated. "He has also made it clear to friends to not say anything negative about her. He continues to hope that there is an amicable resolution in the interest of the kids."

For more on the Jolie-Pitt split, watch below:


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