Based on YES!, Hollywood met Spalding at The Checkers Inn in Kent, UK, where she worked (and used to live) as a hostess. It is believed Spalding caught the eye of Hollywood while running the inn’s pub, which he frequented for a drink because it was close to his home in Kent. Every ExtraThe Checkers Inn went up for sale after the couple began dating, which prompted Spalding to move into the Hollywood home. Besides getting to know each other in the UK, the duo are said to have enjoyed memorable vacations together, such as a trip to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, where Hollywood used to work as a baker at a resort. (via Love).
Spalding is 37 years old this year. More information about her workplace, which appears to be a Spalding family business, is available on The Checkers Inn website. According to the website, Smarden (where Hollywood and Spalding meet) is “one of the most picturesque and atmospheric of all the villages in Kent,” and the hostel is complete with a restaurant, beer garden, duck pond and other amenities.
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