John Krasinski and Emily Blunt Can't Remember How Their Relationship Started
The couple doesn't agree on who made the first move.
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski may be one of the most high-profile celebrity couples of our time, but their relationship had humble beginnings. In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the pair sat down to discuss juggling their professional and private lives-and, in the process, revealed the not-so-clear history of their first date (which involved pizza!).
Though the two agree on what they ate during their very first dinner, the details about who asked out who are a little foggy. "I think it was me," Blunt insisted during the interview. Krasinski quickly fired back, "No. It was me asking for a while and you took some time, and then we finally had a date." As for the venue? The couple shared a pizza at Krasinski's West Hollywood apartment. But, rather than going into any more detail, the Quiet Place actor simply said, "It's so precious, I don't want to talk about it. Is that all right?"
The couple met back in a restaurant in 2008, while Krasinski was sharing a meal with Justin Theroux. Krasinski, a die-hard fan of The Devil Wears Prada, was admittedly nervous. "It was one of those things where I wasn't really looking for a relationship and I was thinking I'm going to take my time in L.A.," he said in an appearance on Ellen. "Then I met her and I was so nervous. I was like, 'Oh god, I think I'm going to fall in love with her.' As I shook her hand I went, 'I like you!'"
Two years after that, the couple married at George Clooney's estate in Lake Como. Now, a decade after their first encounter, they share two daughters-and their relationship is stronger than ever. "Neither of them has a jealous bone in their body," Mary Poppins director Rob Marshall told The Hollywood Reporter of the duo. "People think marriage is looking deep into each other's eyes. No, it's looking out and seeing the same life. Emily and John see the same life."