Showbiz Disaster!

Burt Reynolds & Sally Field’s Brutal Oscar Night Breakup

The night that her film career took off — as his started to end!

Burt Reynolds died pining for his lost love Sally Field — looking back at their brutal breakup and saying: “I don’t know why I was so stupid,” he says. “Men are like that. You find the perfect person and then you do everything you can to screw it up!” Burt, however, didn’t just suffer a personal heartbreak. He also suffered the humiliation of losing Sally just when she reignited her career. Burt was ending a stellar five-year run as America’s top box-office draw just when Sally enjoyed a showbiz triumph with her first Oscar win in 1980 for “Norma Rae.” That was after years of being mocked for her lightweight television roles on the hit sitcoms “Gidget” and “The Flying Nun.” The she found fame as a schizophrenic mental patient in “Sylvia,” and turned to Burt to make her a romantic lead in 1977’s “Smokey and the Bandit.” Read on for the tragic inside story, and then click here for more  on Hollywood’s most scandalous celebrity splits…