‘I found him irresistible — I would have done anything for him,’ said Hepburn, adding in the same interview: ‘I was perfectly independent, never had any intention of getting married.
I wanted to paddle my own canoe.’Tracy was on occasion, however, no more faithful to Katharine than he had been to Louise, embarking on relationships with other co-stars while she was filming elsewhere, and being witnessed by his agent Harold Rose stumbling out of a taxi in the company of a woman who was obviously a prostitute.
They were married when Louise was 27 and he was 23, and their first child, John, was born almost nine months to the day later.
The little boy was just ten months old when Louise made the devastating discovery that would change their lives.
Maybe there had even been others during Louise’s pregnancy.