Emily Blunt, renowned for her exceptional acting talent, opened up about the serendipitous first meeting with her now-soulmate and husband, John Krasinski, in a heartfelt revelation during a 2018 interview. The Devil Wears Prada actress shared insights into the moment that marked the beginning of their love story.
Vaguely Recognizable and Blurily Familiar: When asked about the initial encounter with Krasinski, Blunt admitted, “I was sort of aware he was vaguely recognizable; I was like, you look blurily familiar.” The actress, known for her roles in iconic films like The Devil Wears Prada, revealed her growing fondness for the American version of The Office, where Krasinski played a prominent role.
The Lame, Yet Charming, Beginning: Describing the inception of their love story as “kind of a sad, lame story,” Blunt narrated the simple yet significant moment. Both were in a restaurant, coincidentally sharing the same space. Blunt was sitting with a mutual friend when her friend introduced her to Krasinski. “This is our romantic comedy. This is it. Write it,” she quipped.
The Night They Met: Blunt shared further details about the night they first met. John Krasinski, then already recognizable for his role in The Office, was initially seated with their mutual friend Justin Theroux. However, upon the introduction, Krasinski abandoned his seat to join Blunt’s table. Despite not eating, he stood there and effortlessly made her laugh.
The Unspoken Certainty: As the conversation delved into the dynamics of that night, Seth Meyers asked Blunt if she felt an immediate connection or if she knew he was “the one.” Blunt candidly replied, “Yeah, I kind of did,” capturing the unspoken certainty that often marks the beginning of enduring relationships.
A Decade of Love: Since their fateful meeting, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have been married since 2010. The couple, known for keeping their personal life relatively private, has welcomed two children together, Hazel and Violet. As Blunt shared the charming details of their initial encounter, fans were given a glimpse into the genuine and heartwarming love story that has unfolded over the years.