Cate Blanchett: I had to say yes when my now-husband proposed
Cate Blanchett has revealed she couldn’t resist accepting now-husband Andrew Upton’s proposal because it just felt so right.
Benjamin Button star Cate told Vanity Fair recently that she “clicked” with the writer and theatre director from the very start: “He turned to me after a few days and said, ‘Cate … ,’ and I thought, ‘Oh, god, he’s going to ask me to marry him - and I’m going to have to say yes!’
“He didn’t, in fact; he asked me what I wanted for dinner or something like that. But I’d never had that thought before.
“I thought, ‘This is extraordinary! I’ve never felt this before. What an adventure!’”
But he did propose a few weeks later: “We were in exactly the same place at exactly the same time.
“We sort of clicked … It’s a relief and a pleasure.”
The couple celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary yesterday after marrying in 1997 and have three sons: seven year old Dashiell, four year old Roman and eight month old Ignatius.
On the subject of more children, Cate added that she’s not decided either way yet: “Who knows? Don’t close those doors. The world is very overpopulated, but we do make nice ones.”