15 Facts About Sarah Michelle Gellar And Freddie Prinze Jr To Remind Us True Love Exists

Diply 23 Dec 2016

Believe it or not, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar have been together since the '90s! Can you believe that? They're one of the longest lasting couples in Hollywood! They met in 1997, but it wasn't exactly love at first sight. But they've managed to make it work, and they just celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary. This couple truly makes us believe in love, and you have to find out how they met and how they make their marriage work!

If you've seen these two on the red carpet, then you know they're definitely in love. 

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They always look at each other like they're the only two people who matter in this world.

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These two are pretty chill when it comes to their relationship, and that's why they're #GOALS.

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So how do these two do it? They've been together for 16 years and they're still going strong. Find out everything about this adorable couple!

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1. They met in 1997 on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer. 

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They shared a lot of scenes together, but their characters only said two things to each other!

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2. Their initial meeting didn't lead to anything though. They didn't start dating until three years later! And even then, they started dating because of a friend!

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3. Sarah said that their first date was even an accident all because of a friend! "We had made plans for dinner with a mutual friend and the person canceled. We decided to have dinner anyway and never looked back."

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I'm weeping because that story is so cute.

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Awwww! 

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4. According to Freddie, Sarah completely impressed him on the first date because he was shocked at how willing she was to eat anything and everything at the restaurant!

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"A lot of girls back then in Hollywood ... they didn't eat, they ate salad," he said.

"So Sarah came to dinner with me and we sat down and she ate everything ... I was like, 'Yo, my girl is legit.'"

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5. The first date was so successful that they got engaged a year later and married in Mexico in 2002!

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The wedding was officiated by Adam Shankman, a director and choreographer who Sarah worked with on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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6. They make the perfect on-screen couple too! They played the iconic couple Fred and Daphne in Scooby-Doo and the sequel.

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Is it possible to love these two any more? 

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7. They LOVE to work with each other. They were both in the animated feature Happily N'Ever After and the animated show Star Wars Rebels.

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8. In fact, Freddie has been Sarah's most frequent on-screen costar. 

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The two have appeared in six movies together. I guess the couple that works together stays together.

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9. To celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary, Sarah changed her name to Sarah Michelle Prinze!

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I think it's safe to say that these two are soulmates!

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10. They have two children together: Charlotte and Rocky.

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11. Sarah said the secret to their marriage is just being present with each other! 

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Take the 10 minutes – put the phone down. Have a cup of coffee together. Walk the dog at the end of the night. Read a story with your kids. Make the most of the time that you have. We are all pulled in so many directions, so make sure that, whichever one you are focusing on, you’re present."

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12. They always celebrate their anniversaries with a cute social media post! 

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Someone get me some tissues! I can't take the cuteness! 

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13. They collaborated on Freddie's cookbook together!

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Freddie's cookbook, Back to the Kitchen, came out in the summer of 2016 and featured a forward written by — who else? — Sarah! I'm going to bet that she probably did some taste testing for the book, too.

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14. Both of them have been named to People magazine's Most Beautiful list. 

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It's not hard to see why!

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15. The final fact is that they're still madly in love with each other and it just melts my heart.

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SHARE if you think this couple is #RelationshipGoals!

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