The morning after the couple’s first blind date in , Emhoff, an attorney and divorced single dad, reportedly wrote Harris, then the attorney general of California, a refreshingly honest email I’m too old to play games or hide the ball, it said. I really like you. Cut to Harris ugly crying through Emhoff’s proposal in Florence, ahead of their wedding in These were not graceful Hollywood tears streaming down a glistening cheek, Harris wrote in her memoir, The Truths We Hold. I’m talking about snorting and grunting, with mascara smudging my face. When the 7th Grade was fun but look out 8th grade here I come 2020 shirt two were married in a civil ceremony at the Santa Barbara courthouse in , she gained two stepchildren, Ella and Cole more on them shortly. The nuptials honored both Harris’s Indian heritage, with Emhoff wearing a flower garland around his neck, and Emhoff’s Jewish faithhe stomped on a glass as per tradition.