Keanu Reeves Did The Most Romantic Thing For Sandra Bullock After They First Met

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Sandra Bullock just once again proved we need to protect Keanu Reeves at all costs.

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The actors originally met on the set of 1994's Speed and have remained close friends ever since.

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While looking back on their friendship, Sandra recounted a moment between them that would make pretty much anyone swoon.

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Sandra explained that a year after Speed was released, she was hanging out with Keanu when she mentioned she had never had champagne and truffles.

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And while the conversation drifted to other topics, Keanu didn't forget Sandra's offhand comment.

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Just a few days later, Keanu pulled up to her home on his motorcycle — flowers, champagne, and truffles in hand.

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"I just thought you might want to try champagne and truffles, to see what it’s like," Sandra recalled Keanu saying.

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The duo shared a glass of champagne and Sandra even painted Keanu's nails before he had to depart for a date.

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Sandra says that isn't the only time Keanu made such a gesture either. She explained that it was often the way he showed that he was thoroughly listening to others.

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"When I first met him, I would spend as much time as I could filling a silence, just to feel comfortable. And the more I jibber-jabbered on, the quieter he would get. And I thought, 'I don’t understand what’s happening! He’s looking at me with eyes of confusion. He’s quiet. Did I say something to offend him?' And then a day or two later, he would arrive with a note or a little package, saying, ‘I thought about what you said.’ And he would have his response," Sandra shared.

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And while Keanu's kindness may seem like the ultimate romantic gesture, Sandra says they were never a couple because it could have ruined their friendship.

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"I don’t think there’s anyone who has something horrible to say about him. So maybe we could have survived. I don’t know. But we didn’t have to survive anything. We just get to grow up together on parallel roads and tip our hats and meet for a dinner and try to work together," Sandra said.

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She continued, "And the longer time goes on, the more in awe I am of the human being. Would I have been able to say that if he had dumped me and made me angry? Probably not."

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I'm pretty sure we're all a little bit in awe of Keanu!

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