Naomi Watts: Liev Schreiber Was Love At First Sight

Celebrity News Sep. 26, 2011 AT 3:40PM
Naomi Watts: Liev Schreiber Was Love At First Sight Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty

A Hollywood love story!

Naomi Watts opened up about her first meeting with beau Liev Schreiber, 43, in the October issue of More.

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"I was wearing Calvin Klein, a very flirty, feminine dress," the Dream House actress, 42, says of the chance encounter at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual costume ball in 2005.

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After the pair -- who now have two children, Sasha, 4 and Kai, 2, -- exchanged numbers, the budding romance continued to heat up while Watts was living in L.A. "We spoke on the phone for several weeks and emailed," says Watts. "And then I made up some excuse to come to New York and the rest is history."

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This isn't the first time Watts has talked about that fateful night. "We were both single and we were both very aware of each other in the room. I don't know about love at first sight, but there was a strong desire for one another," she has said.

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