Emilio Estevez Got a Tattoo of a Broken Heart After Demi Moore Broke off Their Engagement

by Jeremy Spirogis
Emilio Estevez and actress Demi Moore in 1986

Back within the 1980s, Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez have been engaged to be married. To the general public, they appeared like the right pair. Both Estevez and Moore have been members of The Brat Pack, with flourishing careers. At the time, their love appeared unbreakable.

But sadly, Moore needed to break off their engagement as soon as she realized about Estevez’s alleged infidelity. And in a determined try and win Moore again, he confirmed up at her door with a “tattoo of a broken heart.”

Emilio Estevez and actress Demi Moore in 1986
Emilio Estevez and actress Demi Moore in 1986 | Ron Galella Collection by way of Getty Images

How did Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez meet?

Moore and Estevez met whereas filming Joel Schumacher’s 1987 hit, St. Elmo’s Fire. In the film, Estevez performs the love-struck member of the friend group who will do something to win his crush’s affections. Meanwhile, Moore portrays the position of Jules, a celebration woman with a extreme dependancy to cocaine. 

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Life imitated artwork for Moore, who admits in her lately revealed memoir that she struggled with dependancy as nicely. Luckily, Schumacher staged an intervention for the actor and compelled her to attend rehab to keep up her position within the movie. She bought sober quickly after and have become extraordinarily shut with Estevez on set. 

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Demi Moore circa 1984 | Ron Galella Collection by way of Getty Images

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Moore says that Estevez and his household have been a “good influence” on her. They have been sober, and their household unit had a construction to it that she at all times craved. (The Ghost actor reveals in her guide how chaotic her dwelling life was.) 

And after solely six months of courting, the 2 bought engaged. Moore writes, “He was very sweet, very attentive, and looking back, I think a major factor in how quickly we moved was that I was craving a family and he had a close relationship with his.” 

Demi Moore broke off her engagement with Emilio Estevez

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Emilio Estevez and Demi Moore | Ron Galella Collection by way of Getty Images

After studying that Estevez had gotten an “ex” girlfriend pregnant, Moore discovered it increasingly troublesome to belief her fiance. Her friend had informed her that she noticed the actor out with one other lady, which was the tipping level for Moore. 

And after attending a remedy session, her therapist warned her towards marrying Estevez.

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She stated, “Ordinarily, I prefer for a patient to come to an understanding on her own. But I don’t have time to let that happen, so I just have to tell you: If you marry him the way things are right now, you’re going to ruin your life.”

So she formally determined to interrupt off their engagement. And in accordance with her memoir, Estevez desperately needed to win her again.

She says, “He showed up in no time with a tattoo of a broken heart, trying to get me back. I think he was one of those men, at least in his youth, who found you much more interesting once he’d lost you. But it was too late: once I’m done, I’m done.”

Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez stay good associates

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Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez throughout 31st Annual Toronto International Film Festival
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Fortunately, Moore and Estevez have been capable of preserve a stable friendship following their cut up. And consider it or not, if it weren’t for Estevez, Moore would by no means have met Bruce Willis. 

Willis and Moore met on the premiere social gathering of the 1987 movie, Stakeout. The movie stars Estevez, and he introduced Moore with him as his date. (They simply went as associates, although.) At the premiere, Willis couldn’t take his eyes off of Moore all evening. 

This made Estevez extraordinarily jealous. 

“He’s all over you like a cheap suit in the rain,” Estevez informed Moore. 

Later that evening, Willis would ask for Moore’s quantity.

Four months later, they have been married.

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