Tuesday 20 August 2019

Brian Austin Green says he initially rejected 'persistent' wife Megan Fox because she was 'really young' when they met

Actress Megan Fox (L) and actor Brian Austin Green arrive at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Actress Megan Fox (L) and actor Brian Austin Green arrive at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Megan Fox and husband Brian Austin Green
Actress Megan Fox (L) and actor Brian Austin Green arrive at the GQ Men of the Year party held at the Chateau Marmont Hotel on November 18, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for GQ)
Actor Brian Austin Green (L) and actress Megan Fox attend the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards Cocktail Party held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Brian Austin Green rejected his wife Megan Fox at first.

The ‘BH90210’ star married Megan in 2010 after they began dating in 2004, but he has now admitted it wasn’t quite love at first sight, as he initially thought there was “no way” a romance would blossom between them.

He said: “She was doing ‘Hope and Faith’ at the time here in New York with Kelly Ripa and Faith Ford, and I came and did an episode of it. I met Megan on that, and she was really young. And I was like, ‘This isn’t this. This can’t f***ing happen. This isn’t going to happen, no way.’ And so I left and she was just really persistent - and thank God.”

The 46-year-old actor had “just gotten out of a relationship” and “wasn’t looking for a relationship at the time” when he first met Megan, and although he had planned to “play the field for a little while”, the ‘Transformers’ actress won him over eventually.

Megax Fox and Kelly Ripa on Hope and Faith
Megax Fox and Kelly Ripa on Hope and Faith

Brian - who has sons Noah, six, Bodhi, five, and Journey, three, with Megan - admits that he didn’t realise his feelings for 33-year-old Megan until she told him she was going to start pursuing other dating options.

Speaking on Barstool Sports’ ‘KFC Radio’ podcast, he added: “That’s when I realised I was, like, ‘F**k, I must be really into this situation … the thought of that kills me.’ And … we’ve been together now for 15 years. You know, it’s funny because you talk about Megan now because you know her after all of that. But you know, this was when I met her — [she] was pre-‘Transformers'. It was pre- all that.”

The couple began dating in 2004 and got engaged in 2006, and although they briefly called off their romance in 2009, they reconciled and married the following year.

Megan Fox and husband Brian Austin Green
Megan Fox and husband Brian Austin Green

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