The pair married in Las Vegas at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in 1989.They were childhood sweethearts but in past interviews Bon Jovi has admitted to not always being as good a partner as he should have been in the early days.'I've not been a saint.I've had my lapses.' When a publisher offered the band millions of dollars for a book on their experiences touring, they turned it down as they wanted to keep the stories private.But a new book by Bozzett deals with the early days of the band and Bon Jovi's alleged closeness to Lane, whose films include The Perfect Storm and Unfaithful.They have after all been married for 21 years and, as his childhood sweetheart, she knew exactly what she was buying into.So they are well placed to survive the revelations of former Bon Jovi manager Rich Bozzett - which lifts the lid on his relationship with actress Diane Lane, who took up with bandmate Richie Sambora.
The handsome rocker and Dorothea Hurley couldn't have looked less concerned about the upcoming publication of an explosive new book about his band.
“You know, it was just in a couple of sittings on my couch,” she explains.
“And once the first line came, ‘I’ve been sitting here staring at the clock on the wall.
The pop-country duo and the classic rock band got together at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom in August of 2005 to film an episode of .
They joined with the New Jersey rock legends for a performance that included Sugarland hits like “Baby Girl,” “Something More” and “Just Might (Make Me Believe),” as well as Bon Jovi classics “Livin’ On a Prayer,” “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “It’s My Life” and “Have a Nice Day.” Check out their performance of “Baby Girl” above.