Present were several Tibetan Buddhist monks. Gere, who used his 1993 Oscar speech calling for the liberation of Tibet from China. Silva is Buddhist as well, telling ABC newspaper in 2015, “I was born Catholic, but converted to Buddhism two years ago. I think it was already inside of me. I believe in reincarnation so that’s why I think I was Buddhist before realizing it.”
Speaking about his marriage, Richard said: 'I have found the quiet and happy life that I have always sought.'