Other movies like blind dating
As it happens, blind dates led to more marriages than meeting at work, the gym, a night out, and even the serendipitous coffee shop.
If your "average" couple is finding love through a date set up by friends or acquaintances, then it stands to reason that celebrities would be using this avenue to find a partner too, right? While some blind dates may be disastrous — like the one Britney Spears went on with the dude who "looked like a lizard" — many famous people have been able to find love in this fashion. Here are a few celebs you probably never knew were set up.
It feels like the romance and serendipity is taken out of a date that's been set up.
We didn't run into one another, we didn't meet by some sort of strange or cute circumstance.
"I said to my friend, half-kidding, 'I'd love to meet her,'" he revealed in an interview with "I had never watched tennis, so I wasn't familiar with him," Wilson admitted to the publication.
"But when I saw his picture, I was like, 'Oh yeah, he's a cutie.'" The two ended up going out to dinner, which Wilson dubbed "the closest thing to a blind date I've ever been on." The couple married just one year — to the month — later.
) discovered that this was how over a quarter of newlyweds met.In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the couple spilled the deets about their relationship.Jon revealed that they met "on the only blind date either of [them] had ever been on, at a Mexican restaurant." Tracey chimed in, saying, "The date wasn't blind for me." That is, not blind because she had watched him on television.I want to be able to choose exactly what I'm in the mood for. Maybe I'm over simplifying it with these comparisons, but there are even more variables in meeting the right person than finding a food you like.You both need to be in the right state of mind to get together. I have so many friends that think certain girls are hot that I don't think are hot, and vice versa.
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I don't think anything as complicated as dating should be done blind. That may be extreme, but sometimes dating feels as complicated as surgery.