Krasinski was responding to Jenna Fischer’s comments to a caller who spoke with her during Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live.

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Blunt was nominated for an Oscar for her role in , and, most likely, Krasinksi will be her date on the red carpet.

But, let's rewind a little: how did Emily Blunt and Jon Krasinski meet?

In 2011, when Krasinski went on It was one of those things where I wasn't really looking for a relationship and I was thinking I'm going to take my time in L. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Family Reach Foundation) for indirectly bringing he and Blunt together.

Right before he landed the role as Jim Halpert, which would come to define his career, he was down and out.

It seems fitting that Krasinski's romance saga with Blunt sounds like the premise for a show, in that it seems too good to be true.

According to Krasinski, it was a classic case of love at first sight. I was like, 'Oh god, I think I'm going to fall in love with her.' As I shook her hand I went, 'I like you.'NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Actors John Krasinski (L) and Emily Blunt attend Family Reach's Cooking Live From New York: Emily Blunt & John Krasinski join celebrity chefs Ming Tsai and Morimoto, to help families fighting pediatric cancer at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park on November 2, 2015 in New York City.

Last week, the news that Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski, the real life counterparts of Jim Halpert and Pam Beesley from NBC’s The Office, were actually in love during the filming of the show, took the internet by storm.

Now, though, Krasinski has stepped forward to clear some things up.

that I was like, 'You know what, I’m gonna blow it right away and then that way you don’t feel bad.'SANTA MONICA, CA - JANUARY 10: Actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski attend the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards held at Barker Hangar on January 10, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. In the film, she's unlucky in love: divorced, stressed, someone she dates tries to assassinate her — all the usual problems.