Even celebrities fangirl over their favourite stars—simply ask Reese Witherspoon.
The 41-year-old actress may hardly comprise her pleasure when she met Olympic determine skater Adam Rippon on Wednesday’s episode of The Late Present With Stephen Colbert.
The assembly was really love at first sight. The 2 shared a hug, stared into one another’s eyes and even held fingers.
“This is meant to be,” Witherspoon stated. “This is the relationship the world has been waiting for.”
She additionally could not resist telling the 28-year-old athlete he smelled “really good” and was “more handsome in person than even on the ice.”
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Rippon was equally excited to fulfill the Wrinkle in Time star, and it seemed just like the encounter got here at simply the proper time.
“I really needed this today—meeting Reese,” he advised host Stephen Colbert, “because when I got out here, my life was in shambles.”
Rippon advised the viewers he misplaced a button on his shirt earlier than popping out on stage, leaving him with a gaping gap in his shirt.
“I’m embarrassed, but I’m not,” he stated. “Do you know what I mean?”
Witherspoon and Rippon’s mutual fandom for one another first got here to mild on the 2018 Winter Video games after they tweeted their admiration for one another.
Nevertheless, it was her efficiency as Elle Woods that initially captured Rippon’s coronary heart.
“I feel after I watched Legally Blonde that was it. That is after I fell in love,” he stated. “And you’re so beautiful in person.”
“Thank you,” Witherspoon replied.
“I was talking to Stephen,” he quipped.
Close to the top of the interview, Colbert requested the 2 stars to indicate off their appearing abilities and do their greatest impressions of a determine skater falling on the ice and never letting his or her disappointment present.
Watch the video to see their greatest interpretations and see extra of their mutual love for each other.