Barbra Streisand Hilariously Recalls Date With Husband


| LAST UPDATE 08/12/2021

By Scarlett Adler
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Ever been on a blind date? Barbra Streisand has. In fact, that's exactly how she and her husband first came to be. The singer just opened up about her and James Brolin's first date back in the day. And from the sounds of it? It may have just been love at first insult...

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On Tuesday, August 10, the music legend took a spot in the hot seat during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. And, well, let's just say she didn't hold back. As the celebrity host began to ask her about her marriage, Streisand admitted it "took her a few days" to realize she'd found "the one." But that's not all she revealed.

"We were set up as a blind date, and I was so shy that I came into the house and I went downstairs to be with the children and play with them until I had to sit down at the table," the singer recalled of their awkward encounter. Only things took a slight turn once she came face to face with her mystery man...

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You see, before Barbra walked through those house doors, she had a completely different idea of who awaited her on the other side. "I expected a guy with a brown beard and brown, wavy hair, like a mountain man," she confessed. Sure enough, fate had other plans.

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"I saw a guy that had all his hair cut off, no beard. And I walked by him. I put my hand through his hair and said, 'Who f—ed up your hair?'" the singer joked. Well, that's one way to make an entrance. Luckily, her blind date had a good sense of humor, and the rest is now history.

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"I like women who say their piece, and I'm a calming factor... she gets me up and doing things I wouldn't normally accomplish," Brolin proudly revealed to The Talk of his Mrs. "It's like a perfect situation, the two of us." We couldn't agree more. And hey, who knows? Maybe we're one insult away from finding our soulmates...