They have been married for five months but Nicola Peltz recalled that her first meeting with her husband Brooklyn Beckham was not love at first sight.
The actress first met Brooklyn six years ago through her brother, but in a candid new interview about their romance, she admits they “really didn’t get along.”
Speaking to Wonderland Magazine, Nicola recalls how they partied together at the Coachella music festival, but looking at the photos now, they barely interacted.
‘We didn’t click’: They’ve been married for five months, but Nicola Peltz says her first meeting with husband Brooklyn Beckham wasn’t love at first sight
‘I actually met Brooklyn six years ago at Coachella through one of my brothers; his name is Diesel,’ Nicola told actress Selma Blair during the Wonderland interview.
She recalled how the now married couple were both with other partners at the time, admitting: ‘We really didn’t get along. He had a girlfriend and I had a boyfriend, and we just didn’t click at all.
‘Diesel was like, ‘Oh my friend Brooklyn wants to crash at our house,’ because all my brothers rented a house for Coachella. We barely interacted. We’re looking at photos, like group photos, and I’m with my boyfriend and Brooklyn is around.
Fast forward a few years and the couple are now married after their lavish wedding in Palm Beach in April.
Flashback: The actress first met Brooklyn six years ago through her brother, but in a candid new interview about their romance, she admits they ‘really didn’t get along’
Nicola gushed about her big day during the interview, explaining how the wedding took place amid her filming for her new TV miniseries Welcome to Chippendales, in which she plays Playboy Playmate and actress Dorothy Stratten.
“Yes, I was filming and quit five days before my wedding, then I filmed the week after my wedding,” Nicola said of her busy schedule.
She said her mother Claudia saved the day by taking over the planning duties so Nicola could work until the last minute.
“My wedding was like right in the middle. It was pretty amazing, because my mom was such a big help with my wedding that I got to be so involved in the show; I was sucked into this character, then five days before, I said to myself: ‘I’m going to get married!’
Newlyweds: Fast forward a few years and the couple are now married after their lavish wedding in Palm Beach in April
Nicola’s latest accounts of her marriage focus on her own family, with no mention of Brooklyn parents amid reports of a huge rift between her and stepmother Victoria Beckham.
The Cold War began when Nicola and Victoria clashed over her wedding dress and the Transformers star accused her new stepmom of stealing the show at her wedding.
The Beckhams refused to pay for Brooklyn’s US green card, a source says, and more recently the former Spice Girl snubbed her son and daughter-in-law for her new Paris Fashion Week show, a source said. another close family member.
Although the newly married chef and the Transformers actress are happy and flattering each other, trouble is brewing between their two homes.
A source familiar with Nicola says the drama started around her and her Palm Beach, Florida, Brooklyn wedding – and only escalated.
Upset: Nicola’s latest interview about her relationship comes amid reports of a huge rift between her and stepmother Victoria Beckham
As a famous designer, many in the fashion world assumed that Victoria, 48, would design Nicola’s wedding dress. But instead, the bride appeared on the May cover of Vogue in Valentino couture.
Nicola then gave an interview insisting that Victoria’s abandonment of the offer was not designed to be an insult to her new mother-in-law.
“I was going to do it and I really wanted to, then a few months later she realized her studio couldn’t do it, so I had to choose another dress,” she said. at Variety last month.
But an insider said Nicola, 27, had “never” intended to wear Victoria Beckham to her wedding.
“She was always going to let her design something. But she was never going to put that on him,’ the source said. “She has too many really talented designer friends.
“It’s like when you have a brother-in-law, and they say they make the best meatballs, you hate meatballs, but you let them cook them anyway. This is exactly what happened.
“She was never, ever going to wear it.”
Another source familiar with the sartorial controversy was led to believe that Nicola was really considering wearing her mother-in-law’s design, but was scrapped at the “last minute”.
“Valentino was concerned that they didn’t have enough time to make the dress because Victoria didn’t tell the Peltzes that her studio couldn’t make the dress for Nicola until the last minute,” the second source said.
Row: Nicola reportedly stormed out of her wedding after Marc Anthony rushed Victoria during a speech. “Nicola loves being the center of attention…so it really, really pissed her off”
After the clothing drama, Nicola was offended when David and Victoria’s close friend Marc Anthony gave a rousing speech at his wedding – all about Victoria, according to an insider.
“It was just an ode to Victoria and how awesome she is.” Nicola likes to be the center of attention, especially on her wedding day. So that really, really pissed her off,’ the source said.
“She stormed off in the middle of her wedding reception with [sister] Brittany and her mother, and wept her eyes.
Another source agreed Nicola was upset at the reception – but said it wasn’t because Anthony was raving about Victoria.
This insider claimed that Posh Spice stole the newlyweds’ First Dance song for her own mother-son dance moments before Brooklyn and Nicola were supposed to two-step past their guests.
A source at the wedding told DailyMail.com: ‘Marc asked Nicola and Brooklyn to choose their favorite song to dedicate to them, and this was their favourite.’
“Nicola left the room because she and Brooklyn thought Marc was introducing them for a special dance to a love song the couple had chosen,” the second source said.
“But without any warning and at Victoria’s request, Marc changed to a mother-son dance using the same song.
“Most of the guests could tell something had happened. It was uncomfortable for the couple who thought it would be a special time for them.
Before the feud: Nicola told her social media followers that Victoria was her ‘role model’ in a heartfelt post for her birthday in 2021. Things have since gone downhill