Chrissy Teigen's Reaction to John Legend's Breakup Attempt Is the Reason She's Our Role Model

Him: "I'd just be happier single." Her: "No."

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are obviously a perfect couple (largely because they give zero f*cks about actually being perfect), but apparently Legend tried to break up with his then-girlfriend once, and she wasn't having it.

"I was really stressed and busy," he told The Guardian (opens in new tab) in a recent interview. "I was just like: 'I'd just be happier single right now,' and she was like: 'No.'"

Sounds about right. The breakup lasted less than a half hour, and went down 11 years ago—at least according to Teigen, who took it to Twitter in response:

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In the words of everyone on Twitter bowing down at Chrissy Teigen's greatness:

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Also FYI, this isn't the first time Chrissy's talked about this incident. Back in ye olde days of 2016 (simpler times!), she said (opens in new tab) "I knew it came from a place other than us not working ... I always joke, 'Remember when you tried to break up with me?' He's like, 'Yes, sorry. Big mistake.'"

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.