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 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 "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 news writer who focuses on celebrities and royals.