Wednesday 20 February 2019

'There is a sense of unfinished business between them' - Inside Kylie Minogue and Olivier Martinez's 'reconciliation'

Singer Kylie Minogue and boyfriend, actor Olivier Martinez, attend the Laureus World Sports Awards at the Grimaldi Forum May 20, 2003 in Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Laureus via Getty Images)
Singer Kylie Minogue and boyfriend, actor Olivier Martinez, attend the Laureus World Sports Awards at the Grimaldi Forum May 20, 2003 in Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Laureus via Getty Images)
Kylie Minogue and her boyfriend Olivier Martinez walking together March 1, 2004 in South London. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
Kylie Minogue and Joshua Sasse ended their relationship in February.
Singer Kylie Minogue and boyfriend, actor Olivier Martinez, attend the Laureus World Sports Awards at the Grimaldi Forum May 20, 2003 in Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Laureus via Getty Images)
Singer Kylie Minogue and boyfriend, actor Olivier Martinez, attend the Laureus World Sports Awards at the Grimaldi Forum May 20, 2003 in Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Laureus via Getty Images)
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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Most of us think "what if" about an ex partner every now and then.

But in Kylie Minogue's case, her rumoured reconciliation with ex-boyfriend Olivier Martinez was 10 years in the making. The pair dated for five years before splitting in 2007 and reportedly hit it off "like no time had passed at all" when they recently met up and were spotted kissing in Los Angeles.

A lot has changed for Minogue and Martinez in the last 10 years - he wed and subsequently divorced Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry and has a four-year-old son Maceo with her, she called off her engagement to Joshua Sasse in February in a shock separation - but the chemistry was reportedly still there between them.

"When Kylie told him that she was going to be in LA staying at the Chateau Marmont, he leapt at the chance to come and visit her and it was as if no time had passed at all. They had a huge laugh reminiscing about old times and catching up and the atmosphere was very flirtatious," a source told heat magazine. 

Singer Kylie Minogue and boyfriend, actor Olivier Martinez, attend the Laureus World Sports Awards at the Grimaldi Forum May 20, 2003 in Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Laureus via Getty Images)
Singer Kylie Minogue and boyfriend, actor Olivier Martinez, attend the Laureus World Sports Awards at the Grimaldi Forum May 20, 2003 in Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Laureus via Getty Images)

"Kylie's often wondered if Olivier was 'the one that got away' and there was definitely still chemistry, so who knows where it could lead."

Olivier was said to be a pillar of strength for Kylie when she was battling breast cancer in 2006 and she previously described him as "the most honourable man I've ever met".

"He was always there, helping with the practical stuff and being protective. He was incredible. He didn’t hesitate in canceling work and putting projects on hold so he could be with me. He’s the most honorable man I have ever met."

Kylie Minogue and her boyfriend Olivier Martinez walking together March 1, 2004 in South London. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
Kylie Minogue and her boyfriend Olivier Martinez walking together March 1, 2004 in South London. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

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