When he was about 26 and simply starting what could 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 mates,” Momoa mentioned. “I really had dreaded my hair nearly for her.” Like, by coincidence?
“I had big dreadlocks, she had dreadlocks. I actually circled, I used to be with my greatest buddy, and I see her and I am similar to”—he paused, recalling the wrestle to maintain a straight, chill face. “She goes, you understand, ‘I am Lisa.’ I used to be like, I circled to my buddy 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 dwelling 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 mentioned. “We had Guinness and grits and, you understand, the remainder is historical past.”
After all, slightly little bit of historical past preceded Momoa’s arrival in Bonet’s life.