It's hard to believe that anyone in their right mind would want to break up with Chrissy Teigen. But you better believe it, because John Legend was in fact that person once.
John—who has been with Chrissy for 11 years, and married to her for almost four—admitted that back in the day when they hadn't been together that long, he tried to give her the ol' "it's not you it's me" treatment. But she wasn't having any of it.
John, 38, told The Guardian that he was on tour and busy with work at the time of the break up attempt, and thought it might just be easier to be single. But he forgot who he was dealing with.
"I was really stressed and busy. I was just like, 'I'd just be happier single right now,' and she was like, 'No.'"
Chrissy, 31, responded to this by tweeting, "It wasn't a typical break up. He was on tour and his voice hurt and he was being a whiny face about everything and so yeah, I was like, 'No.'"
It wasn't a a typical breakup. He was on tour and his voice hurt and he was being a whiny face about everything and so yeah, I was like "no"— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) September 5, 2017
As well as the almost-split story, John had some really sweet things to say about Chrissy, including: "She pushes me to be funnier, not because she's trying to, I think it's just being around her. And to be bolder.
See? You're glad she stuck around now aren't you, John?
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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com/uk. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.