When he was about 26 and just commencing what would be a four-year run on Stargate: Atlantis, destiny brought them with each other a single night at a jazz club in Los Angeles.
“We just took place to be at the appropriate location, right time, mutual buddies,” Momoa explained. “I truly had dreaded my hair practically for her.” Like, by coincidence?
“I had large dreadlocks, she experienced dreadlocks. I virtually turned all-around, I was with my finest good friend, and I see her and I’m just like”—he paused, recalling the battle to keep a straight, chill face. “She goes, you know, ‘I’m Lisa.’ I was like, I turned close to to my good friend and was, like, [teen girl shriek of excitement]. I had f–king fireworks heading off inside me, male!”
He didn’t have a vehicle, so, “I convinced her to take me residence, ’cause I was living in a hotel.” But initial they stopped at the 101 Espresso Store in Hollywood, wherever Bonet ordered a Guinness—which happens to be Momoa’s most loved.
“That was it,” he mentioned. “We had Guinness and grits and, you know, the relaxation is background.”
Of course, a little bit of historical past preceded Momoa’s arrival in Bonet’s life.