djimon_hounsou*While doing press for “Baggage Claim,” now out on DVD, actor Djimon Hounsou expressed a few strong opinions towards marriage.

“The idea of marrying somebody can actually ruin the union”, Djimon told HipHollywood.

We wonder if this is what happened between Djimon and Kimora Lee Simmons.

The couple began dating in 2007 and after just a year the two participated in a traditional commitment ceremony in Djimon’s native country Benin. Kimora, who recently married wealthy Goldman Sachs broker Tim Leissner, called Djimon her husband although they were never legally married in the U.S. The couple separated in 2012.

“Some people are happily together for decades and they get this fantasy idea to go and get married when it’s just about papers basically…eventually it just goes sour,” Hounson continued to explain.