Jeremiah Brent From ‘Say I Do’ Reveals He Met Husband Nate Berkus Through Rachel Zoe

by Jeremy Spirogis
Nate Berkus, Rachel Zoe and Jeremiah Brent attend The Zoe Report

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent each labored with Oprah Winfrey. But the couple from Netflix‘s Say I Do truly met by style icon Rachel Zoe.

Nate Berkus, Rachel Zoe and Jeremiah Brent attend The Zoe Report's Box of Style Winter Edition Dinner
Nate Berkus, Rachel Zoe, and Jeremiah Brent attend The Zoe Report’s Box of Style Winter Edition Dinner | Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for The Zoe Report

“I was a design assistant for her and she introduced us,” Brent informed Showbiz Cheat Sheet whereas selling the Saeco espresso system. “And we stayed friends for years. He was dating somebody else, I was also, And then years later, I ran into him in New York at a mutual friend’s birthday party.”

“We went on a date and that was it,” he mentioned. “We went out and it never ended. I knew the second I spent time with Nate that he was the love of my life. Our love story is celluar, it’s definitely ingrained. He always felt so familiar to me.”

“As a young gay man I didn’t think a story like ours could exist,” he admitted. “I didn’t think I could get married and have children. But I knew the second we met.”

Jeremiah Brent’s personal love story impressed him to do ‘Say I Do’

Brent is a part of a design staff that creates dream weddings for deserving {couples} in Say I Do. He was already concerned in his personal collection with Berkus, Nate & Jeremiah by Design, that provides a glimpse into household life with their two babies.

“My husband and I are designers and love and live for design,” he defined. Nate & Jeremiah by Design “is really about exposing the world to our love story, hoping to show people what a family like ours was like.”

“We give people a safe place to learn,” he added. “And when the chance got here with Say I Do, I’m not a marriage planner. But I realized each step of the way in which. But what I did love in regards to the alternative was an opportunity to satisfy completely different folks.”

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Say I Do gave Brent an opportunity to “hear their stories and be involved in one of the most important days of their lives,” he added.

“I think the show did a really beautiful job of showing we’re all exactly the same, looking for the same thing,” he continued. “We’re all hoping for that same connection. We’ve all been through different trials and tribulations. But at the end of the day, I just want to be seen. And I love that aspect of the show.”

Every marriage ceremony on the present tugged at Jeremiah Brent’s heartstrings

Brent admits he received a little bit weepy throughout each marriage ceremony on the present. “I cried every five seconds,” he mentioned. “My daughter made fun of me. She was like, ‘Dad you’re crying again?’ But yeah, I do get emotional because I care. I care about what we do.”

“I felt like I needed to be in an adult-size diaper by the end of that experience,” he joked with USA Today. “There are so many moving parts to a wedding, and I, it turns out, am a bit of a perfectionist.”

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But Brent now is aware of pull off a killer marriage ceremony for 100 folks. “It was like, ‘How do I dig? How do I get the information? How do I pull together a 100-person wedding in four days and make sure that the aunt that’s gonna cause drama is sitting in the right spot?’” he mentioned.

Say I Do has not been formally greenlit for season 2, however co-host Thai Nguyen informed he’s optimistic the present will return.

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