"I was waiting for my friend backstage at a fashion show and saw him, and my jaw dropped to the floor. He asked to meet me, and then we kept seeing each other at parties. Then we had this telephone relationship for two months before we even had our first date. I recommend that. It was very nice."
—Romijn-Stamos on husband Stamos
CHRIS HENCHY & BROOKE SHIELDS
"I liked him so much I tried fixing him up with my girlfriend. He was too good to let go, but I wasn't thinking of myself. Boy, am I glad that didn't work out!"
—Shields on husband Henchy, a writer
MELANIE GRIFFITH & ANTONIO BANDERAS
"I got weak in the knees, and my heart beat really fast. I said something really stupid, but I can't remember what."
—Griffith on husband Banderas
DWAYNE JOHNSON & DANY GARCIA
"My first impression of my wife was that she was way too smart for me. I met her on campus in college."
—Johnson (The Rock) on wife Garcia, a stockbroker
DEREK LUKE & SOPHIA ADELLA HERNANDEZ
"We met each other at a workshop about finding our purpose. We met at the right time, and it was a silent voice that spoke to us and just went boom!"
—Luke on wife Hernandez, an actress
MANDY MOORE & ANDY RODDICK
"I told my mom, 'Listen, you have to bring Andy Roddick to the set of How to Deal.' I thought he was very, very funny. He had a wonderful sense of humor. He was very handsome and tall. That's a very big thing for me, because I'm almost 5'10", so I need someone tall."
—Moore on boyfriend Roddick, a pro tennis player
FAITH HILL & TIM McGRAW
"I was just blown away. Anybody who knows her knows that you can't know her without falling in love with her on some sort of level, so I have been very lucky."
—McGraw on wife Hill
SHIVA ROSE McDERMOTT & DYLAN McDERMOTT
"I thought, 'Oh God, a handsome actor—I don't want anything to do with him!' But then he opened his mouth, and he was very poetic and eloquent, and he had a brain behind those beautiful blue eyes."
—Rose McDermott, an actress, on her husband
SUSAN LUCCI & HELMUT HUBER
"I met him when I was 18 and I was a waitress at the restaurant where he was the chef. I thought he was very smart, very cute and very imposing. I was a little bit afraid of him. He would wiggle his ears at me, and I would think, 'Is he serious? I know he's my boss, but what should I do?' "
—Lucci on husband Huber, her manager
NICK LACHEY & JESSICA SIMPSON
"I saw her in red leather pants, and remember my first impression was how good her butt looked in them."
—Lachey on wife Simpson
KYLE MacLACHLAN & DESIREE GRUBER
"I met my wife at a chiropractor's office. I saw her walk by and thought she was tall and beautiful. We chatted. Then, two days later, I saw her at a party in Los Angeles. We talked all evening."
—MacLachlan on wife Gruber, a publicist
WILL FERRELL & VIVECA FERRELL
"When I first met Viveca, she was in her feminist stage and was not shaving her legs, so my first impression of her was of her hairy legs. That's changed since then—she does shave her legs now—but I thought she was very cute."
—Ferrell on wife Viveca, an actress
HILARY SWANK & CHAD LOWE
"I went to a party with Leo DiCaprio, and Chad was there. We just started talking, and he said, 'Would you like to go to dinner?' and I said yes, and we've been together ever since. It'll be 10 years in September."
—Swank on husband Lowe
DAVID ARQUETTE & COURTENEY COX ARQUETTE
"It was love at first sight for me. I was completely enamored with her, and we started flirting with each other. It took a while, but I finally got her to go out with me and fall in love with me too."
—Arquette on wife Cox
CHRIS ROBINSON & KATE HUDSON
"It was love, love, love."
—Hudson on husband Robinson
TINA FEY & JEFF RICHMOND
"One of the first things I ever said to my husband Jeff is that he looks like Anthony Hopkins. That was sort of the icebreaker between us."
—Fey on husband Richmond, SNL's musical cordirector