Pierce Brosnan pens open love letter to wife of 20 years: 'My beautiful, luscious love'

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Pierce Brosnan has shared a touching tribute to his wife Keely Shaye Smith to mark her birthday, pictured at the Golden Globe Awards in January, 2020. (Getty Images)
Pierce Brosnan has shared a touching tribute to his wife Keely Shaye Smith to mark her birthday, pictured at the Golden Globe Awards in January, 2020. (Getty Images)

Pierce Brosnan has penned an emotional tribute to his wife of 20 years, Keely Shaye Smith in celebration of her 58th Birthday. 

Find yourself someone who gushes about their other half like Pierce Brosnan. 

The former James Bond actor, 68, posted a sweet image to social media of his wife alongside an emotional message professing his love for his partner of more than 25 years and proving he's very much still smitten. 

The image showed the former TV star in a purple swimsuit while on holiday in Hawaii. In front of her was a coconut as she smiled for the camera. 

"My beautiful luscious love Keely on her 58th trip around the sun yesterday… apres swim, making coconut water. Happiest of birthdays it was!" he accompanied the snapshot. 

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The couple originally met in Mexico in 1994 and married in a ceremony at Ballintubber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland, in 2001. 

They have two sons together - sons Dylan, 24 and Paris, 20. 

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Brosnan's relationship with Shaye Smith is a second chance at happiness for the star who lost his first wife, Sandra Waites, to ovarian cancer in 1991, when she was just 43. The couple had been married for 11 years and had three children.

In 2013 their daughter Charlotte also tragically died from cancer.

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It isn't the first time Brosnan has penned a personal message to his second wife. 

Last year the actor shared a celebratory selfie of him and Shaye Smith to mark her 57th Birthday

The image featured his other half holding up a cocktail as the The Thomas Crown Affair star smiles happily alongside her. 

″Happy birthday Keely my darling, thank God for you angel heart," he wrote in the accompanying caption. 

The couple often share their love for one another on social media, pictured in July, 2018 in London. (Getty Images)
The couple often share their love for one another on social media, pictured in July, 2018 in London. (Getty Images)

The post came shortly after the couple celebrated their wedding anniversary with Brosnan sharing a sweet throwback shot of the big day alongside a loving message.

″Happy anniversary my love Keely...my brown eyed girl, should I fall behind wait for me...as ever, my love,″ he wrote.

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Shaye Smith also showed her appreciation for her husband by sharing a touching message to mark Father's Day this year. 

"Happy Father’s Day to the one I love!," she wrote alongside several throwback images of the actor. "Thank you for joining me on this wild, joyous ride into parenthood, for your love, support and encouragement. 

"Your heart is so big, so generous, so tender and compassionate. You inspire me everyday and you continue to make me laugh. God bless you! My heart is filled with gratitude," she added. 

Pierce Brosnan and his wife share a tender kiss, pictured in May 2018 in Cannes. (Getty Images)
Pierce Brosnan and his wife share a tender kiss, pictured in May 2018 in Cannes. (Getty Images)

Brosnan has previously revealed that one of the secrets to the couple's happy marriage is spending quality time together. 

“My wife and I took a short road trip up to Santa Barbara — we were going for a romantic weekend and to look at houses and drink great wine,” Brosnan told PEOPLE

“We didn’t listen to any music, but we just listened to the sounds of each other’s voices and sorted out the world.”

The Mama Mia star also previously revealed some of the attributes he appreciates in his wife

"I love her vitality, her passion," Brosnan told the Independent. "She has this strength that I wouldn't be able to live without. When Keely looks at me, I go weak."

Total #couplegoals or what? 

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