I think we can all agree that the cutest and most heartwarming storyline in Love Actually is the one between Sam and Joanna, the cool American girl in his class. Turns out there may have been some truth behind their adorable on-screen middle school romance. A now grown up Olivia Olson, who played Joanna, recently admitted that she had an actual real-life crush on Thomas Sangster (aka Sam).
"It was my first kiss and on-screen kiss too," Olson told E! News. "I was really nervous because I kind of had a crush on Thomas back in the day and I was also worried because I was taller than him."
In case you're one of the few people who haven't watched Love Actually at least seven times this holiday season (what are you waiting for? Christmas is only five days away!) and need a reminder, Olson is talking about the harrowing scene where Sam rushes through the airport in an effort to find her and tell her how he feels before she gets on a plane with her parents back to the states and presumably out of his life forever. Spoiler: it's pretty adorbs.
Olivia Olson also talked about what she learned from the older actors in the film, and what she's up to now. (Working on a music project and writing a book with her dad. NBD.) You can watch her full interview with E! News below.