Celebs, they’re just like us. You would think being rich and famous would make dating slightly easier, but some still need some extra help.
Luckily, they’ve got great friends to play matchmaker. Here are some celebrity couples who came to be thanks to their cunning pals.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle:
This modern-day fairytale is all thanks to a mutual friend, although their identity has no officially been confirmed.
“It was definitely a set-up. It was a blind date,” Meghan has previously said of their first encounter. “I didn’t know much about him and so the only thing I had asked her when she said she wanted to set us up was, I had one question, I said ‘Is he nice?'”
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski
“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,” Krasinski explained during an interview with Ellen Degeneres. “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.'”
Benji Madden and Cameron Diaz
We can thank Nicole Richie for this couple. The actress and reality star, who is married to Benji’s brother Joel, The reality star, who is married to Madden’s brother, Joel, took credit for playing cupid for the couple.
“I approve of anything that’s going to make Benji happy,” she said during an interview on Watch What Happens Live. “I’m going to take responsibility for everything!”
Giselle Bunchen and Tom Brady
The original supermodel and sports star couple met through a matchmaking mutual friend.
“This friend told me he knew a girl version of me,” the NFL player said in an interview.
“I knew Tom was the one straightaway. I could see it in his eyes that he was a man with integrity who believes in the same things I do,” Gisele told Vogue.
Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara
This pair were introduced to each other at a party by Vergara’s Modern Family co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Taking it a step further, he even gave Manganiello Vergara’s phone number to make sure they kept in contact.
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