When he was about 26 and simply starting what can be a four-season run on Stargate: Atlantis, destiny introduced them collectively one night time at a jazz membership in Los Angeles.
“We simply occurred to be on the proper place, proper time, mutual associates,” Momoa stated. “I truly had dreaded my hair nearly for her.” Like, by coincidence?
“I had large dreadlocks, she had dreadlocks. I actually circled, I used to be with my greatest pal, and I see her and I am similar to”—he paused, recalling the battle to maintain a straight, chill face. “She goes, you realize, ‘I am Lisa.’ I used to be like, I circled to my pal and was, like, [teen girl shriek of excitement]. I had f–king fireworks going off inside me, man!”
He did not have a automobile, so, “I satisfied her to take me dwelling, ‘trigger I used to be residing in a resort.” However first they stopped on the 101 Espresso Store in Hollywood, the place Bonet ordered a Guinness—which occurs to be Momoa’s favourite.
“That was it,” he stated. “We had Guinness and grits and, you realize, the remainder is historical past.”
After all, a little bit little bit of historical past preceded Momoa’s arrival in Bonet’s life.