It was the un-fun Photo Assumption, images of a wife apparently so grateful that her husband simply agreed to go out with her two nights in a row she could not conceal her gratitude and relief and insecurity on the carpet, even as photographers were shooting away.

It was April 2009. And there had been many months of speculation that Matthew Broderick was stepping out on their marriage. And then he shows up with her at a couple of premieres and it’s like he gave her permission to start living again.

Look at her. The closed-eye submission.

She can’t keep thanking him. He can’t get away from her fast enough.

That was the Photo Assumption at the time. And literally, JUST HOURS after these pictures were taken, they announce that they’re expecting twins via surrogate. It all made sense.

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