"Brad’s always said, 'If you can laugh about it one day, then why not start now?' He always makes me laugh, so I am grateful for that.” Kim and Brad in December 2014."Maybe two people in love always feel like there's a bigger power at work," says Brad, 35.Kim, 36, nods in agreement: "We just felt like all the events of our lives had come together for us to meet right when we did."The couple got together in the fall of 2001.And seeing Williams on-screen again, "I thought, She seems like a great girl — smart and funny and all those things that are so hard to find."Five years later, Brad was still single but his career was in full swing, with the Academy of Country Music having named him top male vocalist of the year.His latest album, Part II, featured several songs he'd written about the old girlfriend.
“You’ve got to have similar outlooks and really healthy senses of humor.
Back then, the possibility of marrying the young starlet seemed about as likely as going to the moon, but as the country singer has found out in the past decade, dreams do indeed come true.
Paisley cast Williams in his music video for ‘I’m Gonna Miss Her,’ and although it wasn’t love at first sight for the actress, Paisley was smitten.
“You should know somebody really well and know that they know how to take a joke and they know how to take you,” he adds.
Kimberly and Brad: City Girl, Country Boy When Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams first began dating, the odds were not in their favor.