Throughout the Barbie actress’ collegiate tenure, Williams cast her in his debut short film, Muertas, in 2005. The pair shortly sparked an offscreen romance and finally moved in collectively two years later, resulting in widespread engagement hypothesis.
“It’s completely not true!” Ferrera advised W journal in 2007, denying the rumors. “And his mother referred to as me and my sisters have been calling me, and I used to be like, ‘Are you kidding? Did you not assume I’d inform you first?’ After which I put out an announcement that it wasn’t true, and that turned an entire information story. So now it’s information when one thing doesn’t occur? Like, information flash: California didn’t get hit by a hurricane as we speak.”
“We met working, and dealing collectively has all the time been an enormous a part of our relationship,” Ferrera — who shares two kids with Williams — advised Metro U.S. in March 2015. “Usually once we’re working collectively we’re utterly consumed by what we do anyway. To be utterly consumed by the identical challenge and be on set collectively in the long term turns into fairly a bonding expertise. When it got here to discussing taking part in a pair in [his movie, X/Y], we thought there could be a built-in intimacy and historical past by way of physique language — the sort you see in folks in a long-term relationship that’s laborious to pretend.”
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The 2 USC college students met when Williams solid Ferrera in his quick movie a few string of murders in Juarez, Mexico. Whereas Williams directed the challenge, he additionally starred in it reverse main woman Masiela Lusha. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star, for her half, portrayed a supporting character named Rebecca.
After filming wrapped, Williams and Ferrera began relationship.
Almost three years after dodging engagement hypothesis, Ferrera’s rep confirmed to Us Weekly in June that Williams had popped the query.
“She loves that baby a lot, she adores [him] so a lot, however she hasn’t misplaced herself if that makes any sense,” Ferrera’s Superstore colleague Lauren Ash exclusively told Us in January 2020 of watching Ferrera along with her son. “She nonetheless takes the time that she must do her job, to [do] self-care. I actually admire how a lot she has continued to care for herself as a result of I believe that allows her to be as present for her child as attainable. That’s one thing I’ve all the time appeared as much as.”
The couple welcomed their second baby, daughter Lucia, in Might 2020 — in time for Mom’s Day. “Mama, Dada & Massive Brother are over the moon to welcome her vivid gentle to our household. 💫,” Ferrera gushed by way of Instagram on the time.
“Glad Anniversary to my emergency contact. My particular person and residential for 18 years,” Ferrera wrote by way of Instagram in June, sharing a photograph from their marriage ceremony. “Rattling we glance younger right here @ryanpierswilliams ❤️#12married.”