Lily Allen Thought David Harbour Was a “Attractive Policeman”

It is easy to imagine that pop-star-turned-actor Lily Allen and her “Stranger Issues” actor husband, David Harbour, knew of one another earlier than they launched into their first date. However you would be incorrect. Throughout an look on “The Jonathan Ross Present,” which can air April 1, Allen mentioned had no concept who Harbour was, had by no means watched the Netflix present (the place had she been?!), and really thought he was a policeman.

The couple met on celeb courting app Raya, however Allen wasn’t taking her swiping critically. “It was the primary time I might been on this courting app. I used to be scrolling via and landed on David’s profile and pressed settle for,” she mentioned. “I did not know who he was. I assumed he was similar to a horny policeman from a actuality TV present. He was sporting a policeman’s uniform. It was a nonetheless from ‘Stranger Issues.’ I might by no means seen ‘Stranger Issues.'”

Once they did finally meet in actual life — at fancy London restaurant The Wolseley, no much less — their attraction was most definitely there and their relationship blossomed. “I might say it was fairly immediate really. He was sitting beneath a clock. It was somewhat bit like that second in ‘Titanic,’ when [Jack] turns round below the clock. It was somewhat bit like that for me,” she mentioned. The couple went on to get married in September 2020 in Las Vegas, they usually now reside with Allen’s two daughters in Brooklyn.

Allen, who is four years sober, is starring in Sky’s “Dreamland,” her debut TV appearing position, following her theater stint in “2:22 A Ghost Story” in London’s West Finish. “I type of took [the theater] job on as a result of I used to be stuffed with self-hatred on the time. [I was telling myself,] ‘This will likely be a catastrophe, I am going to hate it, the opinions will likely be horrendous,’ and I am going to have the ability to be like, ‘Sure, you’re a piece of sh*t.’ However really it was actually sensible and it bought out. I bought an Olivier nomination!” she mentioned on “The Jonathan Ross Present.”

As for her music profession, she admitted it is on maintain proper now, however by no means say by no means. Following her return to Glastonbury final yr, the place she took the stage with Olivia Rodrigo (which she mentioned was “actually, actually superb”), she bought the bug and booked time in a studio. Do not get too excited, although, as she’s not placing any of that music out. She did get brownie factors from her children although, who’re huge Rodrigo followers. Because the “Smile” singer has banned her personal music in the home, that they had no concept of her earlier success. She mentioned: “Within the automotive on the way in which again, Marnie checked out me and went, ‘Are you type of standard then?’ She was like, ‘What, within the charts?’ And I used to be like, ‘Sure.'” Simply wait till they’re sufficiently old to take heed to her hits!

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