Promoting The Expendables 2, Jean-Claude Van Damme did an interview with The Guardian who mentioned his 1994 video game adaptation Street Fighter and his rumored affair with co-star Kylie Minogue. At first JCVD wouldn’t admit to it but without a lot of arm twisting, he eventually gave in and bragged that he did.
He bristles when I bring it up. “Oh … who said that to you?” he asks, clearly forgetting the interview a few years back in which he brought it up himself. “I tell you what, you should ask her,” he says, shirking it. “She’ll have a better memory. I’m 51 years old, do you know how much I was punched in the face on The Expendables? No, no. No. And let’s just say it happened, so what? Who wants to know?”
I tell him I just want to verify before printing. “Sometimes you let go of stuff … I don’t know, maybe.” He sighs, then becomes reflective. It’s rather touching. “Yes. OK. Yes, yes, yes. It happened. I was in Thailand, we had an affair. Sweet kiss, beautiful lovemaking. It would be abnormal not to have had an affair, she’s so beautiful and she was there in front of me every day with a beautiful smile, simpatico, so charming, she wasn’t acting like a big star. I knew Thailand very well, so I showed her my Thailand. She’s a great lady.” Guardian
Why, of course! Everyone knows that when you’re starring opposite a hot piece of ass like Kylie Minogue, it’d be strange if you didn’t stick your penis in her. Even if he was married at the time. C’mon, son. JCVD ain’t no weirdo.