US President Joe Biden has revealed that he proposed to his wife, Jill Biden, five times before their marriage in 1977.
The US president made the confession during an episode of “The Drew Barrymore Show” hosted by Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore.
In the interview clip, uploaded by CNN on Twitter, Drew Barrymore asked the president if he really professed her love five times to the first lady and “what was it that he finally won her over?”
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Biden said: “When I first went out with her, I knew this was her woman. She really did it ». When asked if he believes in love at first sight, the president replied: “Yes, I do.”
The president also said that he has fallen in love only twice in his life and on both occasions he knew “immediately”.
Joe Biden’s first wife, Neilia, and their one-year-old daughter, Naomi, had been killed in a car accident in 1972. After this, Joe Biden became a single father raising their two children and also juggling a career. politics.
Biden recalled that it was his sons, Beau and Hunter, who encouraged him to propose to Jill Biden. “My kids, our kids, they were young and they came in and said, ‘Dad, we were talking. We think we should marry Jill,” he said.
Speaking of her decision to marry Biden, the first lady said she had to make sure the marriage worked as “they (Biden’s children) had lost their mother and they had lost their sister and I knew we had done it.” . , to work because I had lost so much.”
The couple also revealed their Christmas gift ideas for each other during the interview. Jill Biden shared that the president gives her a poem every year and that “he has a book that he bought me and every year he writes a poem.”
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