Their romantic reawakening passionately plays out in secret as they go to harrowing lengths to protect a history that could kill them both.
Jane Campion’s gorgeously realized and lovingly crafted “Bright Star” keeps its protagonists — poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw) and the forward-thinking Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish) — apart due to seemingly surmountable issues, like wealth (he doesn’t have it) and health (again, he doesn’t have it), making the eventually unrealized nature of their romance all the more wrenching. Keats knows he cannot like you, he has no living and no income,” making the forbidden nature of their romance something internal (give it up, Keats, my God, man) rather than, as is so often the case, external.
In 1998, President Bill Clinton nearly lost his job after it was revealed that he had carried on a sexual relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky for a year and a half.
While Clinton infamously denied the affair by saying “I did not have sex with that woman, Miss Lewinsky," the relationship came to light when tapes of Lewinsky confiding in co-worker Linda Tripp surfaced.
But as awesome as the pros of dating a boss can seem, it also does come with a big share of cons too.
But as soon as that thought enters the copywriting character’s head, he suddenly develops a boil on his neck which grows and grows until it literally takes a life of its own.In fact, more than 30 percent of office romances end in marriage. Here are 10 of the most famous – and infamous – office romances of all time both real and fictional.One of the most scandalous office romances in history took place in the country's highest office.Although initially mismatched, with the more shy Keats unable to fully comprehend what makes the fashionable Fanny tick, the pair fall into a deep adoration that’s only bolstered by their mutual affection for words.Similar to Todd Haynes’ “Carol,” Kimberly Peirce’s award-winning drama is a powerhouse look at sexual repression and passionate connection, made more tragic due to its devastating conclusion.