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“And he married her, what a legend”: Married to Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany Was Embarrassed to Confess His First Celebrity Crush But Wait Till You Learn His Answer

Paul Bettany is an icon when it comes to the world of Hollywood. While he is best known for his work as Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the number of masterpieces he has been a part of is exceptional. Ranging from A Beautiful Mind to The DaVinci Code, there is no denying that he knows what he is doing in his professional life.

Paul Bettany as the Vision
Paul Bettany as the Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron I Marvel Studios

Simultaneously, the same could be said for his personal life, as a happily married father. During an interview, the actor was asked a simple question about his childhood, and his answer was truly heartwarming, showing just how much he loves his wife.

Paul Bettany’s Childhood Crush

During the release of Avengers: Infinity War, Paul Bettany, and Elizabeth Olsen gave an interview (via jennifericonnelly on Instagram) where they talked about some very interesting topics. While the questions ranged from talking about the film itself, to what it was like for them to work with each other, there was one deviation in their childhoods. The pair were asked to reveal their first crushes.

Oh my god, mine’s embarrassing. Jennifer Connelly in Labyrinth.

Marvel Cinematic Universe's WandaVison
Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany in WandaVision I Disney+

Olsen took the easy route, mentioning that it was John Stamos or Frank Sinatra. Bettany, on the other hand, mentioned that he was quite embarrassing for him. The actor then went on to reveal that his first crush happened to be Jennifer Connelly in Labyrinth. The answer was quite ironic considering Bettany is married to Connelly now.

Paul Bettany Impressed His Fans

While Paul Bettany did not confirm if he was joking or not, there is no denying that the entire interaction and line of questioning were quite adorable. Many fans in the comments of the post agreed with this sentiment, talking about what a dedicated husband he was. They mentioned how perfect it must have been for him to marry the first woman he fell for.

Marvel star Paul Bettany
Paul Bettany | Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons

Others joked that the young Bettany must have manifested quite a lot to make his dream come true. One fan even pointed out that Jennifer Connelly’s role in Labyrinth made her the prime candidate for everyone’s first crush. However, only Bettany got lucky enough to follow it through.

“And he married her. What a legend.” said nc3123 on Instagram.

“This guy won the lottery” added sangzua1a.

“Bro knew how to Manifest ” isnain_khan mentioned.

“That’s not embarassing that’s prime crush of time” said ascordite9.

“And it’s crazy they ended up together” pedoebear stated.

The pair have been married since 2003 and have three children; Stellan Bettany, Agnes Bettany, and Kai Ducan. It is safe to say that their love story is ideal in every way.

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