|Filed for Divorce||04/1958||--|
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Where and/or how did Phyllis Gates and Rock Hudson meet?
They met while she was working as a secretary to the Hollywood talent agent Henry Willson.
Why did Phyllis Gates and Rock Hudson break up?
Following a brief honeymoon, the marriage began to disintegrate. They separated following rumours of his infidelity, while on location in Italy for the film A Farewell to Arms in 1957. These were confirmed by a close friend of hers, who also revealed to her that the individual Hudson had the affair with was a man, and the couple were divorced in 1958.
Other Relationship Information about Phyllis Gates and Rock Hudson:
It is generally accepted that the marriage was arranged by Hudson's agent in an attempt to prevent press revelations that Hudson was gay. Gates later stated that she was not complicit in the deception and did not know Hudson was gay when they married. However, after her death, press articles appeared saying she was a lesbian who was complicit in the deception. Following a brief honeymoon, the marriage began to