12. Despite all that agita, Williams-Paisley credits the film with changing her entire life—including leading her to real-life husband Brad Paisley. In 1991, the future country star was still an aspiring musician and for him and the girl he was dating “it was, like, their movie,” Williams-Paisley shared with CelebHomes News. The 18-year old singer struggled to focus on other things than the stunning actress that he had seen onscreen. 

After four years, single, and feeling a bit sad, he returns to the theatre. Part II – Father of Bride and, once again, found himself entranced by the star. “I thought, she seems like a great girl—smart and funny and all those things that are so hard to find,” he told Good Housekeeping.

For his 2001 album, he would write about the film and record a song. Part II. And at that point, he told the mag, “It felt natural to ask her to be in it. Even though she wasn’t married, divorcée or recently out of rehab, I knew that she was. 

She was not one of these things. This was intrigued. “He woke up one morning and decided he wanted to call me, so I said alright because I’m a sucker for someone who’s interested,” she recalled to Meredith Vieira“And we began dating, and very soon afterwards, we got engaged.

The ultimate match-cute is a story they have shared many times. Williams-Paisley said that it was funny to tell him the story of how they met. He’s like “Oh yeah. This is how I got together: I was with this girl, and blah. blah. blah. blah. blah. blah. blah. blah. ‘” CelebHomes News. And my story? “Oh yeah, well, he stalked you and it was just easier for me to go ahead with marrying him.”