Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker Admit It Wasn’t Love At First Sight + See Their Kontrol Cover! [Photos]

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One of our favorite celebrity couples — Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker — have been married for years, which is rare. But the two admit, in a recent interview with Kontrol that when they first met, it wasn’t necessarily love at first site.

When asked if sparks were flying when they first saw each other, they collectively exclaimed “No!” and began to laugh. Nicole jokes:

It definitely was not love at first sight, it was more like, definitely a strong like [she laughs]…I was with someone else at the time… I agree it was definitely a strong like, but over time and working together we cultivated a strong friendship…we were definitely good friends long before we became romantically involved…that friendship really set the foundation for our relationship and marriage…

Boris adds:

but it didn’t hurt she was beautiful too [he laughs]…