Morris Chestnut & Wife: 21 Years Of Marriage & Counting!
Actor Morris Chestnut has played opposite a lot of different beautiful leading ladies in his 20-plus year career. There’s been Vivica Fox, Halle Berry, Monica Calhoun, and in his most recent film, When The Bough Breaks, it was Regina Hall.
But there has been one constant leading lady in his real life, his wife, Pam Byse. The couple recently celebrated their 21 years of marriage. For Morris to be in Hollywood, 21 years is like a lifetime! So the questions was asked, how do they keep the spark alive. For him to answer, he had to take it back to when they first met.
“We met in a club. I was doing something in Atlanta and at the time it was Deion Sanders, Ron Grant and a dude named Tiny Lister (Deebo from Friday),“ explains Chestnut. “I was doing a tv movie out there and I went to the club. Tiny was living in Atlanta. he knew the ins and outs of the city, and he was just like, Mr. Atlanta. We were hanging out in the club and he told me about this chick, that chick, whatever. Then I saw Pam, who is my wife, and I said, ‘What’s up with her?’He said, ‘Nah, man, don’t waste your time. She don’t give anybody no play.’ So as soon as he said that, I was like, ‘That’s the woman I need to go holler at.'”