• Give a Gift
  • Customer Service
  • Promotions
  • Videos
  • Blogs
  • Win
  • Games

When Jean-Leny Met Elise Video

Who knew scaling a fence would lead to true love with an adorable Frenchman? For this quirky couple, no barrier is too big to make it work.

Share
© 2011 Copyright Notice

Transcript

We met in Central Park, I was scaling up front to go the bathroom, and he was walking back- he was walking by on the other side.

I was walking and I saw- I saw [unknown] jumping on fence, one of them fell on the floor because one of them was drunk, obviously.

I literally jumped into a barn, then he gave me his business card which surprised me because, you know, you're supposed to ask for the girl's number instead of giving a business card.

Why American people, you know, they give, you know, their number so easily but nothing happens, after when you try to call her, you know, she's not gonna call you back.

No one returns the call.

Yeah, on our first date, we went to the museum.

Yeah, we went to the Bodies exhibit-

Yeah.

So, it's all dead bodies, and he says, "why not" and it was really gross, and really informative, and I remember I [unknown].

Nobody like to care. Okay, in France usually when you go out with a girl [unknown] and official, it was a real relationship, you know-

I didn't know. I didn't realize. I didn't realized we were dating, I just thought we were hanging out, but I- you know, apparently we were boyfriend, girlfriend. I didn't realize that until a couple of months in.

I knew it, you know, I knew it.

Yeah. He understands me on such a profound level, and I just sort start of trying to see him funny because we come from 2 entirely different background, speak 2 languages, and, you know, there's an age difference between us, so I'm 5 years older, and it just despite all these barriers, he just totally got me.

post a comment

SPECIAL OFFER

Connect with Marie Claire:
Advertisement
horoscopes
daily giveaway
Unlimited Brunch!

Unlimited Brunch!

enter now
You Know You Want More
Special Offer
Link Your Marie Claire Account to Facebook
Welcome!

Marie Claire already has an account with this email address. Link your account to use Facebook to sign in to Marie Claire. To insure we protect your account, please fill in your password below.

Forgot Password?

Thanks for Joining

Your information has been saved and an account has been created for you giving you full access to everything marieclaire.com and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your username and/or password or complete your profile, click here.

Continue
Your accounts are now linked

You now have full access to everything Marie Claire and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your settings or profile, click here.

Continue