Sir Patrick Stewart donned sunglasses and a trendy fedora hat to head out shopping along the Croisette while in Cannes with his wife.
The veteran actor was spotted strolling arm in arm with his third wife Sunny Ozell, who is 38 years his junior.While the Star Trek star opted for a casual look, wearing jeans and a black T-shirt, accessorised with sunglasses and a fedora hat, his wife chose a vibrant patterned skirt and simple black vest top, paired with summery sandals.
The couple smiled and laughed as they shopped on the famous Cannes street, showing that married life is treating them well.Sir Patrick, 73 married singer and songwriter Ozell, 35, last September on the banks of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, in a wedding officiated by best friend and iconic actor Sir Ian McKellen.
The couple, who have been together since 2008, later confessed that while the ceremony was touching and moved many to tears, the reception was a boisterous affair. Sir Patrick said the party was ‘wild’ and said that guests were ‘really properly drunk’.
The actor ad his wife are in the chic French coastal city for the Cannes Lions festival, one of the most high-profile events in the advertising and creative industry calendar. The star, who has won Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, was in town to talk about his use of social media.
With 1.3million followers, Sir Patrick is a prolific tweeter, sharing quirky stories and pictures of himself with self-deprecating captions. The actor admitted it was head of his PR agency ID PR who told him ‘honey, it’s time’ and encouraged him to get involed in social media.
The star admitted in an interview with Cannes Lions: ‘I had no idea what would work and I was extremely nervous about my very first tweets,in fact I think I consulted more than one person over each tweet to make sure I got it right.’ But he added: ‘I remember the thrill I had when I got my frist 10 followers the fact there were 10 people who actually had listened to what I had said and then responded.’
The star said he only tweets things that he cares about or thinks are socially important, as well as pictures ad topics that he thinks are funny.