You’ve bought mail! Connie Britton revealed how she first met boyfriend David E. Windsor, whom she’s been quietly seeing since late 2019.
The Friday Evening Lights alum, 55, confirmed her long-term romance through the Monday, January 30, episode of SiriusXM’s Radio Andy.
“I’ve a tremendous man in my life now and he’s positively entering into that extra paternal function,” Britton advised host Andy Cohen, referring to how concerned Windsor has change into in her son Eyob’s life. (The Emmy-nominated actress adopted Eyob “Yoby” from Ethiopia in November 2011.)
She defined that the previous This Is Us producer got here into her life “proper earlier than COVID,” clarifying that they first crossed paths in November 2019.
The previous Nashville star gushed over her man, noting that he’s a part of the leisure enterprise and works as a author. The twosome had been arrange throughout Britton’s fiftieth birthday bash for certainly one of her “pricey associates” — however the relationship didn’t really begin in particular person.
“I walked into his get together and I used to be like, ‘Oh, my gosh, I don’t know a single soul at this get together.’ However I used to be like, ‘It’s OK, I simply wanna have a good time him. It’s his fiftieth birthday,’” the 9-1-1 alum recalled of the occasion. “And so I’m speaking to my buddy and he seems to be previous me and he sees David throughout the room and he’s like, ‘There’s somebody right here it’s important to meet.’”
The Massachusetts native stated it was a second that she’s going to “always remember” after laying eyes on the Actual O’Neals author for the primary time.
“I used to be like, ‘Oh yeah, I wanna meet him.’ After which we really didn’t meet that night time as a result of it was, like, you recognize, a sit down dinner [with] separate tables,” Britton continued, noting that she needed to go away the get together to place her son to mattress earlier than they had been formally launched. “My buddy was like, ‘Wait, wait, wait. I needed to introduce you to David!’ I’m like, ‘You understand what, simply have him e-mail me.’”
Windsor, nonetheless, didn’t wait too lengthy earlier than making his transfer, sending a message to the Luckiest Woman Alive actress the following day.
Regardless of being a pair for greater than three years, Britton has hardly ever spoken about her beau publicly. Nonetheless, throughout her chat with Cohen, 54, on Monday, she dished about Windsor’s profession and private life with out letting his final identify slip.
The White Lotus alum revealed that her boyfriend is Jewish and Italian, which she referred to as a “nice combo.” She famous that he’s divorced and has youngsters — son Archie and daughter Tilly — from his earlier relationship.
The Soiled John star, for her half, was beforehand married to John Britton from 1991 to 1995. She was later linked to comic Jason Mantzoukas earlier than sparking romance hypothesis with Windsor in fall 2021.
Connie was initially noticed with the Trophy Spouse producer in September 2021 whereas leaving the West Hollywood restaurant Sushi Park. One month later, the couple was photographed laughing in Los Angeles after an evening out, in response to footage printed by the Day by day Mail.
In June 2022, the twosome had been once more photographed collectively after touchdown at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport. On the time, the pair had been seen carrying matching hats as they walked via the terminal, per photographs shared by Simply Jared.