Cameron Diaz has mirrored on the second she met her husband Benji Madden, and why he stood out from his identical twin brother, Joel.
The What Happens In Vegas star, who married Madden in 2015, mentioned the couple’s assembly throughout an look on the Anna Faris Is Unqualified podcast, the place she was requested to recall how she and her husband met.
According to Diaz, she was launched to her husband by his brother, Joel, and his spouse and her now-sister-in-law, Nicole Richie.
“I met mine through my now sister-in-law and brother-in-law, I met them first and then they didn’t set us up but we were in the same room because of them, and then we found each other,” the 49-year-old recalled, including that, on the time, she “was like: ‘How come I didn’t see him before?’”
The remark prompted a response from Katherine Power, who works with Diaz and who was additionally a visitor on the podcast, who famous: “Which is funny, because you saw his twin brother.”
However, based on the Charlie’s Angels star, regardless of already being launched to Joel, it wasn’t “the same” when she met the Good Charlotte musician.
“It wasn’t the same. They’re not the same, they’re so different,” Diaz mentioned. “Even though they are twins, they are very, very different, obviously.”
The actor then went on to recall extra particulars of her and Madden’s first interplay, explaining that she “saw him walking towards me and thought: ‘Huh, he’s hot. I haven’t seen him before.’”
“But then when I saw him, like who he was, that’s what made me really be like: ‘Oh, you. You, you’re special, you’re the guy, you’re the hidden gem in my life,’” Diaz continued.
The couple, who grew to become engaged in 2014, married in a secret ceremony in January 2015. They later welcomed their first little one collectively, a daughter named Raddix Madden, in December 2019.
This is not the primary time that Diaz has opened up about her immediate attraction to her now-husband, as she informed Andy Cohen in 2016 that her first response to assembly Madden was that he was “hot”.
“First time I met him, I was like: ‘He’s hot! How come I didn’t know this before?’ A year later, I saw him again and was like wait a second, ‘He’s still hot!’” Diaz beforehand recalled.
The actor additionally informed Cohen that she knew instantly that the musician was the one for her, explaining that “everyone always tells you that you know when you know, and I was always like: ‘What does that mean?’
“And I was like: ‘Oh, I get it now – you’re my husband!’”