Alison Brie Says The Secret To A Happy Marriage Boils Down To One Word

Alison Brie can cut back her secret to a contented marriage to only one phrase.

“Communication. It’s all about good communication,” the “Community” actor, who has been married to fellow actor and director Dave Franco for 5 years, advised ET in an interview printed Wednesday.

“Everybody says it, but I think that’s why we try to work together so much honestly, just so we can spend more time together,” she advised the outlet. “So we don’t have to be apart so much.”

“But even when we’re apart, we really make an effort to connect every day, and that’s important,” Brie added.

Brie and Franco first met in New Orleans in 2011 below slightly wild circumstances.

Brie and Franco attend the screening of “Spin Me Round” on Aug. 17 in West Hollywood, California.

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The actor shared that the 2 engaged in “48 hours of drugs, sex, a lot of making out” after being arrange by a mutual buddy.

“It starts off in New Orleans at Mardi Gras, where all great love stories begin,” Brie mentioned, laughing, throughout an look on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” in July 2020.

Because of “some incredible matchmaking” by her buddy, Brie revealed the group went to dinner, and the 2 began to hit it off. Her buddy texted Brie, “You should hook up with Dave,” to which she mentioned, “Yes please.” The buddy despatched the same textual content to Franco, who was in settlement with an “I’m in!”

In the course of the wild New Orleans weekend, Brie wore a silver Mardi Gras masks that Franco saved and later included in his proposal to the actor in 2015. The solely drawback? Brie didn’t keep in mind the place the masks was from.

“We go up to Big Sur, we’re on the back patio ― she’s out overlooking the ocean,” Franco mentioned in a retelling of his proposal story on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” earlier this yr.

“She turns around, I’m on one knee, I’m wearing the mask, I’m holding up the ring. And because it had been five years, she couldn’t place the mask,” Franco mentioned because the viewers laughed. “She didn’t know what it was.”

“And so, the entire proposal is her saying, ‘What is happening right now?’” Franco mentioned. “And it’s me trying to explain how sweet it is that I kept the mask for five years.”

Communication in follow, folks!