Have you ever been pushed into a blind date by a mutual friend? Well you aren’t the only one, and celebrities aren’t exempt from peer pressure either. In fact, you’d be surprised by how many famous couples actually met this way. So here are 40 pairings which show that no matter how big the star, they’re not beyond some well-meaning meddling.
40. Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger
Actor and stand-up comedian Patton Oswalt met his wife Meredith Salenger virtually through their friend Martha Plimpton after the latter had put on a dinner party. She’d invited both Oswalt and Salenger to the event which the funnyman had missed, but they subsequently exchanged messages on Facebook. Oswalt told US weekly in 2017, “… By the time we met on our first date I was so head over heels.”