John Legend Recalls When He Once Tried to Breakup With Chrissy Teigen and Her Reaction Was Perfect

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend almost split
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John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have long been the epitome of celebrity couple goals, but even these two have had their ups and downs. In a new interview with The Guardianthe 38-year-old GRAMMY winner recalled the time he tried to break up with his now-wife, but that the split didn’t stick.

“I was really stressed and busy,” he told the British paper. “I was just like: ‘I’d just be happier single right now,’ and she was like: ‘No.’” 

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The “breakup” lasted less than an hour and a half, but Teigen took to Twitter on Monday to celebrate the 11th anniversary of the almost tragic moment in their relationship.

“11 years later, baby,” she tweeted along with a laughing emoji. 

The 31-year-old supermodel also clarified the brief split to her fans in a second tweet, writing, “It wasn't a typical breakup. He was on tour and his voice hurt and he was being a whiny face about everything and so yeah, I was like ‘no.’"

Teigen previously opened up to Cosmopolitanin the December 2016 issue about the brief split, saying, "I knew it came from a place other than us not working. I always joke, 'Remember when you tried to break up with me?' He's like, 'Yes, sorry. Big mistake.'"

These days, Legend couldn’t be more smitten with his wife of four years. 

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“She pushes me to be funnier,” he told The Guardian, “not because she’s trying to, I think it’s just being around her. And to be bolder.”

For more from the adorable couple, watch the clip below! 

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