Jessica Biel at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Award

Jessica Biel Talks Secret To Keeping Marriage With Justin Timberlake Alive

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By Fiyin Olowokandi on May 10, 2022 at 1:45 PM EDT

Celebrity couple Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are still going strong after over a decade of being romantically linked.

The loving pair began dating in 2007 and got engaged nearly five years after, leading to their marriage in Italy in October 2012.  

Marriage is no easy deed, and being married for as long as the couple has been would definitely require one or two secrets which Biel recently shared in an interview.

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Jessica Biel Credits Dating Practice For Keeping Her Marriage To Justin Timberlake Flourishing

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake at the 75th Annual Golden Globes

The American actress and her beloved husband looked satisfied in each other's company as they attended the premiere of her new Hulu true-crime series "Candy."

Speaking with ET's Lauren Zima, Biel talked about their date night and the secret to maintaining the spark in their marriage after years of being together. In her words:

"Well, I'll have to give Justin the credit in this moment, for this one thing that he always says to me: 'We might be married, but we have to keep dating,' and it's so true."

She continued saying, "You just have to keep making time for each other, and you have to keep making each other a priority. And do the things that you love together."

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The "7th Heaven" actress admitted that staying married was not easy, but the "touch point moments" made the challenging times bearable.

The couple dressed the part for a date night, with Biel wearing a white cropped blouse and matching wide-legged pants while Timberlake donned a navy suit with a complementing paisley shirt and boots.

It felt special for the 40-year-old performer to celebrate her accomplishment with the love of her lifeā€”and a glass of wine.

Biel receives constant support from her spouse, and she previously revealed that she got inspiration from him on the new Hulu series.

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Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake at 2018 Emmy Awards
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She starred as the main character Candy Montgomery; a housewife turned ax murderer, known to have curly tresses that gave "major early-NSYNC Timberlake vibes."

The actress said regarding the hair, "We laughed about it because it looked like the early days of those beautiful curls. Let's get serious; he had beautiful curls."

She added, "And his mom, now actually has like, current, really cool hipster short curly hair. It's weird; it kind of resembles both of them. At the same time."

Speaking of the miniseries, Biel's character cruelly murders her best friend Betty Gore after having an affair with Betty's husband, Allan. Notable actress Melanie Lynskey plays the role of Betty.

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The production has been getting enthusiastic reviews so far, and the entertainment star expressed her pride in having a fantastic experience with the series.

She felt that any awards nomination would be unbelievable as she stated that working on a show was to tell a story, not thinking about it in terms of expectations of who would see it or like it.

The prominent model further explained, "So, you're kind of working in a vacuum. And when people actually like it, it's just starting. You're like, 'Oh my god, really? Me too! I like it too.'"

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She admitted to being a huge fan of the series, and she praised the directors, showrunner Robin, and co-creator Nick for being amazing; she also loved working with them.

The first episode of "Candy" will be released on Hulu on May 9, after which the subsequent episodes will be dropped daily until the finale on May 13.

"The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" Actress Feels Proud About Getting To 10 Years Of Marriage

The "Candy" premiere will not be the first time Biel will gush about her happy union with Timberlake. She previously shed more light on their matrimony in an interview with Access Hollywood.

At the time, The Blast noted that she looked forward to their 10th marriage anniversary and admitted to feeling like the years had "flown by in the blink of an eye."

The producer also believed ten years was a sizeable amount of a person's life; however, she felt proud of the milestone.

As with most marriages, she and Timberlake had their share of ups and downs, but Biel still felt the happiest and loved her life.

In 2018, she told E! News about the significance of dating in keeping her marriage to the singer-songwriter alive. She revealed that they made time for each other which made their union more fun.

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The Golden Globe Award nominee and her loving partner are on the same page when it comes to the dating aspect of their marriage, and they keep on being spontaneous to keep the practice fresh and exciting.

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