Salma Hayek's Husband Pledges Millions to Rebuild Notre-Dame

Published on Apr 16, 2019

Salma Hayek's Husband Pledges Millions to Rebuild Notre-Dame

Salma Hayek has a special connection to the Notre-Dame cathedral.

Aside from living nearby and getting married to husband François-Henri Pinault less than a mile away in 2005, the actress also starred in the live-action retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story centering around the cathedral.

Hayek, 52, played Esmeralda in 1997’s The Hunchback alongside Mandy Patinkin, a full 22 years before a devastating fire took hold of the iconic church as the world watched in horror.

After news broke, and while the blaze still raged on, Hayek’s husband Pinault pledged €100 million (over Us $113 million) to help rebuild the cathedral.

Read full article at: PEOPLE.com

Author: Ale Russian