According to the star, her friends and other close confidants would tell her in the past that she would "just know when you know" that she had met her match. As first reported by Us Weekly, Diaz and Madden were introduced by Benji's twin brother, Joel Madden, and his wife, Nicole Richie, at a backyard barbecue.
With no previous acting experience, she had originally auditioned for a supporting character in the film.
Twelve callbacks later, however, she was hired to play torch-singing mob moll Tina Carlyle, the female lead.
On Tuesday, the actress, who recently completed her second book, was spotted out and about in LA, flashing a massive diamond stunner on her left hand.
When Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden proposed to her in December 2014, he did so with a thick gold band, which Cameron had been wearing until now, and while Cameron and Benji tend to keep their relationship private, every now and then they give us a glimpse at their loving union.
"It was one of those things where everyone tells you, ' You just know when you know.' I was like, ' What does that mean?
Cameron Diaz gave a revealing new interview to Andy Cohen this week, and discussed why her famous ex-boyfriends, who include Justin Timberlake, Matt Dillon, Jared Leto and Alex Rodriguez, are irrelevant now that she's married to her husband, Benji Madden. Nothing matters now that I have my husband," the Longevity Book author, 43, explained on Cohen's Sirius XM show. During her breakout years, she dated Dillon from 1995 to 1998, Leto from 1999 to 2003, and, most famously, Timberlake from 2003 to 2007.
After the success of , directed by Spike Jonze and costarring John Cusack, Catherine Keener and Malkovich.
Later that year, she turned in a brazen performance as the glamorous, hard-nosed new owner of a professional football team in Oliver Stone's (2000), which aired on Showtime cable television in 2001 and co-starred Glenn Close, Holly Hunter and Calista Flockhart—as well as more mainstream projects.
That's how I know he's my husband because there's … Everything else just washes and slips away."Diaz has dated some of Hollywood's hottest hunks throughout her successful film career, which includes hits like 1998's There's Something About Mary, 2000's Charlie's Angels, 2001's Shrek, 2002's Gangs of New York, 2006's The Holiday and 2014's The Other Woman.