While we’re still
drying our tears from last season's Orange is the New Black finale, this weekend’s news brought a ray of sunlight back to our Litchfield-loving hearts. Samira Wiley, who plays Poussey Washington in the Netflix Original, announced her marriage to girlfriend Lauren Morelli, a writer and producer on the series.
Like so many celebrity couples before them,
Wiley and Morelli’s love blossomed between takes. In the closed environments of TV and film sets, fast-forming intimacies have long been known to develop. Perhaps we can think of film sets as speed-dating, Hollywood style. For a few weeks, co-stars playing love interests get a shot at seeing whether their chemistry is enough to make the leap to off-screen love.
It happened with Brangelina, it happened with Wiley and Morelli, and it'll happen again and again.
Here are other couples whose relationships formed under similar circumstances, and are together to this day.
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Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer
True Blood were comforted that while Sookie (Anna Paquin) and Bill’s (Stephen Moyer) love affair came to an end, their real-life love story was just getting started. The actors supposedly fell in love on the within days of meeting True Blood set, and now have twins. Broadimage/REX/Shutterstock More
Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds
Romance and Marvel movies go hand-in-hand.
Hollywood’s golden couple met on set of Green Lantern, though Lively was dating Penn Badgley and Reynolds was married to Scarlett Johansson, and they didn’t start dating until they were both single. The pair got married in 2012, and have two daughters. Gregory Pace/REX/Shutterstock More
Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis
The start of this decades-long epic romance began on the set of
That 70’s Show. In fact, 15-year-old Mila's first kiss was with Ashton. When the show ended in 2006, both co-stars were in relationships with other people — Mila with Macaulay Culkin, and Ashton with Demi Moore. In 2012, the former cast mates became a couple, and now have two children together. Mark J. Terrill/AP/REX/Shutterstock More
Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos
Not only did Ripa and Consuelos meet on set of the soap opera
All My Children, they decided to elope to Vegas on a whim. Celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2016, their young, wild instincts were clearly correct. Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock More Read More
Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux
In 2011, Aniston met Justin Theroux on set of the comedy
Wanderlust, and put Brad Pitt rumors to bed once and for all. The couple got married in 2015. Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock More
Ryan Gosling & Eva Mendes
We don’t know much about this notoriously private celebrity couple, but we do know this: They met while playing boyfriend and girlfriend in the gritty film
The Place Beyond the Pines in 2011. Gosling and Mendes have two daughters together. Dave Allocca/StarPix/REX/Shutterstock More
Gina Torres & Laurence Fishburne
Matrix lore, Laurence Fishburne is known for giving Neo an impossible decision between the red pill and the blue pill. In lesser known Matrix lore, Fishburne met his wife Gina Torres, star of Suits, on the set of The Matrix: Reloaded. Jim Smeal/REX/Shutterstock More
Penelope Cruz & Javier Bardem
That energy you remember from the
threesome scene in ? Turns out it was more a product of real-life chemistry than Woody Allen’s directing. Cruz and Bardem met while filming Vicky Cristina Barcelona Jamon in 2002, but started dating in 2007, soon after Vicky Cristina Barcelona. The of 2016 and have two children. pair married in September Javier Ortega Ponce/ DYDPPA/REX/Shutterstock More
Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan Tatum
As we learned from
Dirty Dancing, it’s impossible for chemistry not to brew between dance partners. Such is the case with Channing and Jenna, who met on set of 2006’s Step Up. The pair tied the knot in 2009 and now have a daughter. Jim Smeal/REX/Shutterstock More Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here? Eminem's Daughter Is All Grown Up & Unrecognizable Jared Padalecki & Genevieve Cortese Shared The First Photo Of Their Baby Girl Jon Gosselin Is Now Dabbling In Male Stripping