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!