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Ben Platt Explained Why It Took Him Five Years To Start Dating Noah Galvin, And It's Honestly So Sweet

“I didn’t see the light for a long time, and then I realized, you know, that he was the guy.”

Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt and The Real O'Neals' Noah Galvin are dating.

Apparently, they have been friends for half a decade, but didn't get together until 2020.

Noah Galvin, Beanie Feldstein, Ben Platt and Molly Gordon dressed as The Scarecrow, Dorothy, The Tin Man and The Lion, respectively, attend Bette Midler's 2019 Hulaween at New York Hilton Midtown on October 31, 2019 in New York City
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Ben recently opened up about their relationship on The Kelly Clarkson Show, and it's so sweet.

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"I recently entered into a relationship...with my boyfriend, Noah Galvin. We’ve been together a year-and-a-half now," Ben said. "We were friends for five years, and right before the pandemic, we finally decided to really give it a shot."

Noah Galvin attends 24 Hour Musicals at The Pershing Square Signature Center on June 17, 2019 in New York City
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"We kind of skated around it for a long time. And then it was 0 to 60, we're living together with my parents in our childhood home and seeing each other all the time."

Ben Platt visits the SiriusXM Studios on March 05, 2020 in New York City
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"It ended up being a beautiful time," he said. “[Noah] won’t say [we got together] all of a sudden because I was pretty dumb about it. I didn’t see the light for a long time, and then I realized, you know, that he was the guy.”

Ben Platt and Kelly Clarkson chat on set of "The Kelly Clarkson Show"
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Awww!

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Kelly went on to say that their relationship sounds like a movie, and I agree. Move over, questionable film adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen!

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You can watch Ben’s full interview with Kelly Clarkson below.

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