Real love and a soul-shaking connection have been simply concepts to him “till me and her made eye contact,” he stated on The Howard Stern Show in September 2020. “That is once I was like, ‘Whoa.'” Falling arduous for Fox, he continued, “was my first expertise with being open to like and stuff like that. I positively wasn’t set as much as consider that that is one thing that might ever exist.”
By the point they reported again to the Midnight within the Swap Grass set in July, they’d already cemented their place in popular culture, immortalizing their chemistry in his “Bloody Valentine” music video. So making issues Instagram official was the subsequent logical step, Fox memorably telling her “Achingly Lovely Boy” in an Aug. 5 post that “My coronary heart is yours.”
So, sure, whereas 2020 wasn’t on most individuals’s spotlight reels, the 12 months gave each the Transformers alum—a males’s journal fixture since bursting onto the scene within the mid-aughts—and the actor-musician a lot to rejoice.
In September, Kelly launched his fifth album, Tickets to My Downfall. The primary of his discs to prime the Billboard charts, it tackled recurring problems with habit, heartbreak and self-destructive behaviors, themes he hopes to place prior to now with Fox’s assist.