ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY Cover Story: The Prinze and the Slayer June 2002 By Clarissa Cruz
Sarah Michelle Gellar, the stake-wielding star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and her fiancé, Freddie Prinze Jr., Mr. She's All That, are as mismatched as grilled-eggplant-and-chocolate-syrup sandwiches - the favorite meal of Shaggy, the scruffy sidekick in the couple's latest collaboration, Scooby-Doo. Gellar wakes before 6:30 a.m.; Prinze can doze until noon. She reads Oprah's Book Club selections; he devours comic books. She loves to travel; he kissed the ground upon returning from the five-month-long Scooby-Doo...
Freddie Prinze, Jr. tells us who he's in love with this summer.
Cosmo: So are you the typical Pisces, you can't make up your mind?
Freddie Prinze, Jr.: No, I'm very laid back. I'm just cooled out. Pretty much everything is cool with me. If somebody says, 'You want to eat Japanese food now?' I'm like, 'Yeah, sure.' And I really want to. Somebody says, 'You want steak?' I'm like, 'Oh, that's cool.' I go with the flow and pretty much remain cool.
C: Do you like food?
FPJ: I love food. My favorite thing to do in the world is eat. Absolutely.
Freddie Prinze Jr. expounds on the art of dressing simply, his style heroes, women in boxers, being accident-prone--and why he's head over heels for fiancée Sarah Michelle Gellar.
Freddie Prinze Jr. knows that size doesn't matter. At 6-foot-1, the 25-year-old actor spent years feeling cheated out of a few extra inches. "I fell off a roof and crushed my spine," he says of an accident he had when he was younger. "The doctor said I should have been 6-foot-4." But ever since I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997, the son of the late comedian Freddie Prinze...