They’ve been married for six years now, and been collectively for longer than that, however US vice president-elect Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff have been studying new issues about one another, and sharing the identical with the world.
In a latest interview for CBS Information Sunday Morning, the couple shared some lesser-known information about their relationship, together with when Harris needed to Google Emhoff earlier than their first date in 2013.
“My greatest pal set us up on a blind date. She stated, ‘Simply belief me’. She wished me to only type of go into it. And he or she stated, ‘Don’t Google him’, and I did,” Harris informed host Jane Pauley, whereas Emhoff appeared shocked.
On his half, Emhoff — who already knew a bit about Harris (who was then California’s lawyer normal) — revealed: “One in all my buddies was on the town and we went to the Laker sport… I informed him the story. I stated, ‘What do you assume I ought to textual content her?’ We sat there within the stands and got here up with this textual content which was one thing like, ‘Hey, it’s Doug. Awkward. I’m texting you.’”
The remainder is historical past. However, if there’s one different factor that Harris loves deeply — after her husband — it’s “Chucks”. She has been noticed carrying them on quite a few events, and throughout the interview, she even admitted that Converse are her “informal go-to”.
“, I grew up with Chucks. I simply love them. They’re comfy,” she stated, whereas her husband joked she has “a number of closets filled with them”.
“Once I met her, it was Chucks and denims,” he stated.
In a couple of days, Doug Emhoff will make historical past as the primary husband of a feminine vice chairman within the US. Previously, during an interview with CNN, when anchor Jake Tapper had requested Harris to make clear how Individuals ought to check with Emhoff, she had stated: “I feel that the time period has developed into the ‘second gentleman’.”
And when requested if she would additionally name her husband that, Harris had stated: “No, I’ll name him ‘honey’.”
The couple received married on August 22, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. Harris is a stepmother to her husband’s two youngsters from his earlier marriage.