“We dated really early on for almost two years,” Kaley shared. “When we did the pilot, I was crushing so hard on Galecki but he had a girlfriend.”
The Big Bang Theory first premiered in 2007, with Kaley and Johnny playing on-off couple Penny and Leonard. They first started dating in 2007 before splitting in December of 2009.
“We got together and just fell mad for each other for two years, but then we broke up,” Kaley added. “Luckily Johnny and I came out of it so brilliantly and we’re closer today than we ever were.”
However, after they split, Kaley began to suspect that show creator Chuck Lorre was adding more sex scenes in for their characters.
“When we broke up obviously it was a little sensitive for a minute, but I remember those weeks that Chuck had written these episodes where all of a sudden our characters were like sleeping together every other second,” Kaley said.
“Johnny and I talk about it and I think [Chuck] did that on purpose — just to f–k with us,” Kaley continued, laughing. “If I was with him, I would ask him because that came out of nowhere. All of a sudden these characters were all up on each other.”
The two have remained close since The Big Bang Theory wrapped in 2019. Kaley recently celebrated her two-year wedding anniversary with husband Karl Cook. Johnny has been dating girlfriend Alaina Meyer since 2018 and welcomed a son with her last year.
Kaley Cuoco‘s new show The Flight Attendant will be premiere on HBO Max on November 26th – watch the trailer!