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    "Modern Love" Season 2 Is Now Streaming, And The Cast Is Sharing Their Best Love Advice

    Kit Harington, Minnie Driver, and more drop truths.

    Amazon dropped all eight episodes of Modern Love's second season last week, and if you binged them all in a couple days, you're not alone.


    Each episode sees laughs and a good amount of tears, but through it all they serve up a fresh slice of love, in all its messiness and unpredictability.

    To celebrate the release, the stars of the new season sounded off about the show and what love means to them, so...let's hear it!

    🚨 Warning: Mild spoilers for Modern Love Season 2 ahead! 🚨

    Kit Harington

    A girl and a guy elbow bumping
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    Kit's episode is called "Strangers on a (Dublin) Train," and it gave him the opportunity to reminisce on his romance (and now marriage + parenthood!) with Game of Thrones sweetheart Rose Leslie. 

    He started filming when Rose found out she was expecting, and knowing he had a baby on the way, he shared, "It just really appealed to my romantic side. [So] I went off and did a sappy rom-com — but it's intelligent as well."

    Rose Leslie in beaded gown with Kit Harington in 3-piece suit at Golden Globe Awards
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    Kit felt sweet "doing something like [Modern Love], where it's two people meeting for the first time and you can transport yourself to what butterflies felt like."

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    His early relationship with Rose was inspiration: "Our whole early romance felt like one long meet-cute." (A scene where two soon-to-be lovers first meet.) "We were on an amazing TV show that was going global; we were in Iceland playing lovers. The whole thing felt horrifically romantic."

    Although Kit says he differs from his character, Michael, in his approach to love.


    Michael's "big swing at something romantic" feels pretty "idiot[ic]" to Kit, who prefers more straightforward methods. In a situation with so many unknown variables at play, "You should [get] her number," he says.

    Zoe Chao

    A girl and guy laughing at a table in a diner at night

    Zoe plays a nocturnal gal named Zoe in the sweet episode "The Night Girl Finds a Day Boy." She told Shondaland, "Two people coming together feels miraculous every time," and that her episode "[reveals] the beauty of it but also the mess. There’s no one way to do a relationship.”

    Re: Relationships, she said, "Any time you try to merge or live your life with someone else, it is hard."

    Gbenga Akinnagbe


    Gbenga is the "Day Boy," Jordan, to Zoe's "Night Girl," and he resonated with the storyline's exploration of making a relationship work with someone who's on a different page. He says, "I’ve asked people to accommodate this crazy life I lead…"

    Like when he was working his tail off in To Kill a Mockinbird on Broadway and could only date after getting home late at night. "That’s when our dates would start. And to a lot of people…that is strange...its opposite [of] their sleep patterns and jobs."

    Minnie Driver

    Minnie Driver getting into a vintage convertible with top down

    Minnie plays bereaved wife Stephanie in the episode "On a Serpentine Road, With the Top Down." (Cue the ugly cries.) In a recent interview, she described how love is different now that she's older: "I'm calmer and more appreciative of the gift that it is...when I was much younger, I think I really took it for granted."

    Before jumping into a partnership, she said, "[You have to] explore yourself and become incredibly self-aware about who you are as a person: your ugly bits, your beautiful bits, all of you."

    She continued dropping wisdom, relating that no one person is able to give you 100% of what you're looking for.

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    She added, "We should really be aiming for...about 65% and the rest should be filled by your friends, wine, going on holiday by yourself, the things that you do that you love."

    Sophie Okonedo

    A woman sitting up in a hospital bed smiling at a man perched on the edge

    Sophie absolutely slays as an ex-wife low-key rekindling things when she receives painful news, in an episode called "A Second Embrace, With Hearts and Eyes Open." 

    Sophie shares that in life and love, despite bumps and bruises on the way, "There’s always room for some laughter...I find [it] very touching that the human spirit always wants to try and find a way to smile and make things better.”

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    Garrett Hedlund

    A man sitting next to a woman in a waiting room

    Garrett plays a veteran navigating a rocky divorce in "In the Waiting Room of Estranged Spouses," opposite the delightful Anna Paquin. Emma Roberts' baby daddy was "absolutely in love" with Season 1 of the show, bingeing it during lockdown. Every episode "made [him] smile” or “broke [his] heart in a wonderful way.” 

    Garrett has some pretty simple advice when it comes to love: "Just enjoy."


    Season 2 of Modern Love is streaming now on Amazon! Did you love it? Let us know in the comments!