Michael Douglas gave the fans of Behind the Candelabra a reason to really appreciate the movie. The HBO film had the fans interested in the life of Liberace, but Michael Douglas gave fans another reason to watch the movie again. Dishing on the red carpet of the Golden Globe Awards about the film, Douglas shared that he once met the star when he was a kid and it was a meeting he would ever forget.
“We were in Palm Springs,” said Michael Douglas on the red carpet. Sharing he was with his father legendary actor Kurt Douglas as a kid, the chance meeting had many realizing how important it was for Michael to make Liberace come to life on film. “He was like blinding me with his rings and the gold around his neck.”
The encounter wasn’t shared before with the fans and it is obvious the impact the moment had on the star. When talking about the fan moment, Michael Douglas glowed with delight in sharing how the meeting came full circle and he was able to portray the man he once met.
Take a look at the video clip of Michael Douglas talking about Liberace on the Golden Globe Awards red carpet.