Your answer blew him, like almost everything else.
“And – again, leave it to Emily, who is better than me at everything – she says, ‘It can’t,'” he passed on. “She just encapsulated it so perfectly. ‘It can’t and shouldn’t be like that again. So take this and put it on a mantelpiece, this really special treasure we went through together. Now go out and do something otherwise.'”
Should the next venture be less successful, she will support him, but most likely she will root him from behind. No matter how it turns out, he’ll have his # 1 fan by his side.
And we’ll all watch from afar with more than a hint of jealousy.
(Originally published July 10, 2010 at 12 p.m. PT)