Marrying Leighton Meester ‘Fast’ Was an ‘Easy’ Decision

Adam and Leighton attend the ‘Prepared or Not’ movie premiere, August 2019.
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When you realize, you realize! Adam Brody revealed that marrying Leighton Meester one yr after their romance started was a no brainer.

“My spouse and I truly obtained married very quick after we began courting. That’s how form of simple a choice it was for me and us,” the O.C alum, 43, stated throughout a Wednesday, March 8, look on Sirius XM’s “The Jess Cagle Present.”

Brody continued: “I used to be by no means fearful of the concept of marriage or children. It at all times appeared like a route I might go [down] finally, and I used to be excited to when it got here collectively [and] after I met the proper particular person.”

The Thank You for Smoking actor obtained to know Meester, 36, on the set of their 2011 film The Oranges, however the pair truly met years earlier when Josh Schwartz — who produced each The O.C. and Gossip Woman — launched them.

“That complete [Gossip Girl] forged was consuming at Canter’s [Deli in Los Angeles] and I lived at Canter’s for, like, my whole 20s. And I used to be leaving, and [Josh] launched all of us,” Brody recalled throughout a March 2021 look on Anna Faris‘ “Unqualified” podcast.”

He added of Meester — who performed Blair Waldorf on the CW collection — “I had no concept whether or not she was a great particular person or not. And, in truth, type of assumed she most likely wasn’t for, like, the primary handful of years that I didn’t know her, simply because, I don’t know, [her character on] Gossip Woman.

The pair’s connection didn’t flip romantic till a few yr after they filmed The Oranges. In February 2013, Us Weekly broke the information that the actors have been courting. One yr later, the Gilmore Women alum and the Roommate actress tied the knot.

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Adam Brody and Leighton Meester on the “Fleishman Is in Hassle” premiere, November 2022.
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The twosome later revealed that they “sometimes” discuss the truth that their iconic teen drama characters ended up collectively in actual life.

“Annually, randomly, on our Seth and Blair day,” Meester quipped throughout a June 2017 joint Leisure Tonight interview along with her husband. “It’s good for amusing. It doesn’t excite us, I believe, as a result of we’re simply human beings … nevertheless it’s thrilling to us that it’s thrilling to you. It’s cool.”

The couple went on to welcome daughter Arlo in 2015 and a son — whose title the 2 haven’t publicly launched — in 2020. The Monte Carlo actress gushed about Brody’s parenting abilities throughout a March 2022 Entry Interview.

“He’s every part that I imagined he could be as a father once we [first] determined to have children. It’s actually superb,” she shared.

Brody, for his half, referred to as his spouse a “heavenly creature” throughout his March 2021 “Unqualified” look.

“She’s actually like Joan of Arc. She is, like, the strongest, greatest particular person I do know. She is my ethical compass and north star, and I simply can’t say sufficient good issues about her character. It’s loopy,” he stated.