updated 09/23/2011 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 09/26/2011 AT 8:00 AM ET
From the sound of it, Liev Schreiber never had a chance.
His longtime love, Naomi Watts, says that when she first met him at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual costume ball a few years ago, the attraction was clear.
“I was wearing Calvin Klein, a very flirty, feminine dress,” the actress says in the October issue of More.
Sparks flew – and since both were single, they exchanged numbers.