Hawn's daughter, Kate Hudson, also shared a heartfelt message and said, "I love this man so much!"
In honor of the always-charming Kurt Russell's 70th birthday, his longtime partner Goldie Hawn dug up an old clip of them at an award ceremony, where they were standing in front of the audience and presenting when suddenly, the conversation steered towards the idea of a proposal.
Decades have passed since that slightly-awkward, but also adorable exchange took place. And no, they never did get married, but they are still inseparable after 38 years in love, and have raised a tight-knit family together, according to HELLO!
Along with the clip from the past, Hawn also shared an emotional message dedicated to Russell, and wrote on Instagram, "Happy birthday baby! What a wild ride. No, we never got married but one thing that continues to grow is our love."
Gushing over the actor she's been with for nearly four decades, Hawn went on to say, "You’re a wild one, brilliant, lovable, childlike, perfectly maddening, a father supreme and deeply funny! I can’t imagine my life without you at any age, Kurt Russell. You’re the catch. And you’re all mine."
Not only did Russell become a devoted partner to Hawn all those years ago, but he also took the role of a committed father to their children. Hawn's daughter, Kate Hudson, whom the actress had from a previous relationship, has opened up in the past about how Russell has always treated them as his own. And she, too, shared a heartfelt tribute to "Pa" on his birthday.
"I often wonder how different our life would have been if he never entered the picture. How different I would be. Let me fill you in," Hudson wrote on Instagram. "He’s a pick up your boot straps kinda dad. Don’t cry, shake it off you’re ok, kinda dad. Don’t let ‘em push you around you got this, kinda dad. Don’t listen to the noise you’re doing great, kinda dad. Shake those hips like no ones watching, kinda dad. Always get back on the horse, kinda dad. Never miss a show or game, kinda dad. Kids before anything, kinda dad. Work hard play hard, kinda dad. My girl can rule the world, kinda dad."
"He’s an original. One of kind. A powerful, intelligent, talented, loyal family man," she added. "He has taught me that we can all exist with immense love through our differences. And his dedication to my mother and their fight for love forever is as admirable as it gets. I love this man so much!"
Hudson, who is also a successful actress, mentioned how Russell played a huge part in the confidence she has today, and how he made her believe she deserved everything she worked for.
"I knew that he’d always have my back in whatever challenges may lay ahead," she went on to say. "When you have a dad who gives you permission to be confident you live courageously. And that’s my insta love letter to my dad who has lived 70 years today. Happy Birthday Pa."
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