Keanu Reeves: The Gentleman of Hollywood

Kate Beckinsale finally reveals the story of how Keanu Reeves saved her – 'absolute legend'

Actor Keanu Reeves has earned himself one of the best reputations in Hollywood. Known for keeping to himself, he also makes sure that everyone around him is taken care of. But did you know that he once saved his co-star, Kate Beckinsale, from a major wardrobe malfunction? Let’s dive into this heartwarming story of friendship and heroism.

Beckinsale recently shared an incident that showcases the depth of her friendship with Reeves. During this year’s Cannes Film Festival, while attending the amfAR charity gala and other events, Beckinsale couldn’t help but reminisce about her first time at the prestigious red carpet event.

Kate Beckinsale and Keanu Reeves

It was back in 1993, when Beckinsale attended the premiere of Kenneth Branagh’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” Looking back, she found a picture of herself from that night and decided to reveal a secret not many people knew.

On that fateful night, as Beckinsale walked the Cannes red carpet, a wardrobe malfunction threatened to ruin the moment. The poppers on her bodysuit unexpectedly popped open, causing it to flip up like a roller blind. Panicking, she couldn’t bring herself to fix it in the car with Denzel and Pauletta Washington. But she had someone by her side who wouldn’t let her face this embarrassment alone – Keanu Reeves.

Beckinsale shared the story on Instagram, recalling, “I walked out onto the biggest red carpet of my life and whispered to Keanu and Robert Sean Leonard what had happened. In this picture, I am holding the front gusset down, and the two of them are holding the back gusset. Absolute legends who may not have fully understood the physics of what was happening or even heard the word ‘gusset’ before, but both jumped in to save me, no questions asked.”

Reeves, with his signature boyish grin, silently came to the rescue, ensuring that his co-star didn’t face any unnecessary embarrassment. This act exemplifies the gentleman that Reeves has always been.

Keanu Reeves

But Reeves’ kindness extends beyond his on-set heroics. In his professional life, his John Wick franchise has achieved massive success, with “John Wick: Chapter 4” earning nearly $430 million worldwide. The franchise has officially crossed the billion-dollar mark in box office earnings.

And it’s not just Reeves’ success that shines through but also his gratitude towards those who contribute to his films. He recently thanked the four-man stunt team from “John Wick” by gifting them personalized Rolex Submariner watches. In addition, he made customized shirts for each team member, showing the number of times his character had “killed” them in the film.

In his personal life, Reeves prefers to keep his relationship with his girlfriend, Alexandra Grant, private. However, in a recent interview with PEOPLE, Reeves couldn’t help but express the happiness he feels with his artist partner. When asked about the last time he felt bliss, the John Wick star replied, “A couple of days ago with my honey. We were in bed. We were connected. We were smiling and laughing and giggling. Feeling great. It was just really nice to be together.”

Keanu Reeves is truly a gem in Hollywood. From his legendary acts of kindness to his dedication to his craft, he continues to capture the hearts of fans young and old. So let’s share this story of his kindness and let others know how amazing he has been since the beginning!