From a horror flick meet-cute to a married couple with two kids — Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar have come a great distance since their onscreen introduction.
The She’s All That actor and Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum met on the set of 1997’s I Know What You Did Last Summer and immediately linked.
“We just would talk about life and stuff like that, and we had completely different philosophies on just about everything,” Prinze informed Us Weekly solely in February 2020.
The friendship additionally started over the Los Angeles native’s need to prepare dinner for Gellar, who he thought “was too skinny” on the time.
“So, we started this weekly barbecue thing at her house, and me and my cousins would come over and cook food for her and her friends,” he recalled. “And then we’d make sure everybody ate, and that was kind of how our friendship began.”
The costars friendship grew to become romantic after a fumbled dinner date in January 2000.
“We were supposed to have dinner with a friend of ours, and she didn’t make her plane, so we went anyway,” the Long Island, New York, native informed Us in February 2020. “We’d had tons of dinners before and for some reason, it felt different that night. Organically, it just transitioned into something else.”
Two years later, the pair tied the knot in September 2002 in an intimate ceremony in Mexico. The identical year, the lovebirds reunited onscreen to play Fred and Daphne in Scooby-Doo, roles they later reprised for the 2004 sequel.
The ‘90s sweethearts welcomed two kids, daughter Charlotte and son Rocky, in 2009 and 2012, respectively.
Throughout their relationship, the pair has grown nearer and though they hold their household life non-public, the actors have sometimes given followers a peek at their dwelling life and shared how they’ve managed to remain collectively for therefore lengthy.
“Communicate. That’s the key. It’s about being present,” the Crazy Ones alum informed Us in January 2019. “Listening is the most important thing.”
The Summer Catch actor informed Us that being mild with each other can be necessary. “We still make each other laugh. And we treat each other with respect,” he mentioned.
Scroll right down to see how Prinze and Gellar went from costars to mates to lovers after which a household of 4.