The Kissing Booth stars Joey King and Jacob Elordi met for the primary time whereas filming their monster Netflix hit in 2017 and began relationship fairly shortly. These two dated for round two years earlier than calling it quits. In a March 2019 interview with Refinery29, Joey opened up about her relationship — and coping with the aftermath of a breakup — with Jacob, saying, “All you possibly can actually do at that time is shut your cellphone off and crawl into your sister’s mattress and watch Buddies together with her, as a result of while you’re going via one thing and the world needs to undergo it with you or [wants] to get every bit of element from you about it, it is actually tough. A few of these issues are simply meant for you.”
Joey and Jacob’s breakup got here earlier than the 2 reunited to movie The Kissing Booth 2 in late summer time 2019. As a result of we do not know precisely when the connection ended, we won’t make certain how contemporary the injuries have been for these two after they needed to come again collectively to be a pair once more, however Joey appeared to suppose it went OK.
In November 2019, Joey went on the podcast Temper With Lauren Elizabeth and talked slightly bit in regards to the new movie. She referred to as working with Jacob a “sacrifice” she had to make. “Enjoying Elle Evans was genuinely among the finest experiences of my life. Kissing Booth is at all times going to be one in every of my favourite experiences I’ve ever had, so getting to leap again in was tremendous thrilling for me, however I used to be nervous due to how a lot my world had modified so far as the best way to hit comedy beats and the place my thoughts was going.”
She added that she knew the query everybody had — how was it working with Jacob once more? And whereas she did not straight reply it, she did say, “It was loopy. It was a wild expertise. However truthfully, it was a very lovely time.” She even stated that the love scenes the 2 filmed have been “effective.”