British-American actress minnie driver recalled her brief affair with Matt Damon and said it was “sweet” before it ended with the actor announcing that he was single on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
The 52-year-old actress, whose new book Managing Expectations: A Memoir in Essays was released on Tuesday, he remembered that moment with Entertainment Tonight this week, talking about the first time he met Damon and his co-star Ben Affleck.
“They were really late, they were like an hour late. And then they broke into the suite, and they were really sorry, and there was something about a broken foot… and they were really hungover.”, said about meeting the famous. couple of friends “It was like a bunch of really sweet Labradors got into this, and I was like, ‘Oh wow, these kids, these guys wrote [ Good Will Hunting ]?'”
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Driver recalled the attention surrounding her and Damon’s relationship when the two began dating after playing lovers in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting.
“That was just a sweet romance that was just a sweet love story at the core of it all, but it had a combustible ending, which then became the focus.”said.
When asked about her romance with Damon that began while filming, and how people close to Driver “warned” her not to get carried away, she explained how her family helped her gain perspective.
“My family loved Matt, it wasn’t that. It was that they could see this young man was growing up so fast and so was I, and when you’re young, it’s pretty hard to keep your head straight and maintain a grounded sense of behavior,” Driver said. .
“They said, ‘This may well end badly for reasons that have to do with all these things coming together in a perfect storm.’ ”
“And also, like, you shouldn’t date someone you work with,” she added of her advice.
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