“Ten years later we were set up on a blind date."In this day and age, cyber-stalking is considered the norm, which means a blind date probably isn’t completely blind.
But back in the pre-Google decades, you normally didn’t know what your date was going to look like.
That is, unless you’re set up with a world-famous supermodel, which was the case for Rande Gerber.
"It was definitely a set-up," Markle said in the interview.
"It was a blind date." The blindness of the initial encounter makes the story all the more adorable as Prince Harry said, “I was beautifully surprised when I walked into that room and saw her and there.” And despite their best attempts to keep her identity hidden, we’ve since found out that the famed matchmaker is Violet von Westenholz—a fashion PR director for Ralph Lauren and childhood friend of Harry who met Markle through the brand.
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Sometimes it feels like celebrities live in a fantasy land, complete with an aspirationally large walk-in closet and a daily run-ins with the paparazzi.
Though our favorite beautiful celebrity couples may appear like they were magnetically forced together by the laws of attraction, the truth is, their set-up stories often err on the side of normal.
As we found out, some of the most lovable celeb duos actually first met on blind-dates, set up by meddling friends, family-members, or co-workers. Although not all relationships have stood the test of time (RIP Brad and Jen), many of the blind set-up situations ended in marriage, children, and a happily ever after in the spotlight.
"We got married in our living room in front of our friends,” Diaz told E! “[We] Had a little party in our backyard on the tennis court and yeah.” funny guy. As Krazinski told Ellen De Generes in a 2011 interview, it was love at first sight for him.
“It was one of those things where I wasn’t really looking for a relationship,” Krazinski explained. She's outgoing, and she has a sense of humor and a passionate attitude toward life, which is nice to try to keep up with."Though previously married to another NBA star (Lamar Odom), it took a blind date to bring Khloe Kardashian and Cleveland Cavalier’s Tristan Thompson together.
We just connected."Today, the couple stands on rocky ground relationship-wise.
Despite welcoming daughter True Thompson in early April, rumors have run rampant about Thompson allegedly cheating on Khloé while she was in labor. “My first date with my husband started badly,” she revealed.“I didn’t know it was a date.
"My housemate [Snow Patrol's Johnny Mc Daid] who I've lived with for a year, I introduced him to Courtney Cox,” Sheeran explained in an interview with Lord Disick has received a lot of shade recently for his current relationship with 19-year-old Sophie Richie, which has us reminiscing about the days when he was Kourtney Kardashian’s counterpart.