Lifestyle Pets Knut & Giovanna: A Polar Bear Love Story! The world's most famous bears have a fine romance By Helin Jung Helin Jung Helin Jung is a writer and editor based in Los Angeles. People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 6, 2010 05:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 07 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Sean Gallup/Getty Knut and Giovanna’s love story has all the makings of a soap opera. Girl crashes boy’s place. Girl hits boy in face. Girl and boy fall in love, find out they’re related, but still plan to make super cute polar bear babies anyway. Herein lies their tale … 02 of 07 GIOVANNA HAS AN EPIPHANY Sean Gallup/Getty This is the moment when she realized she’d fallen for him. She was racked with confusion. It was a terrible and terrifying thought. 03 of 07 BOYS ARE OBLIVIOUS Sean Gallup/Getty But he just hung out all day, ignoring her, sniffing the stuff that was growing around his habitat. Typical guy. 04 of 07 JUST TELL HIM THE TRUTH Sean Gallup/Getty The next few days were the worst days of her life. She was making everything so awkward, unable to admit her true feelings. 05 of 07 IT WAS MEANT TO BE Sean Gallup/Getty But one day, drunk with emotion, she spilled her guts out and told him everything. Little did she know, he had felt the same way about her, and for even longer. 06 of 07 GETTING TO KNOW YOU Sean Gallup/Getty The following days, weeks, months – how do you keep track of time when you’re in love? – were delirious. They were head over heels. Spiraling into a bottomless pit of feeling. 07 of 07 KISS ME, YOU BIG BEAR! Sean Gallup/Getty And the rest might just be too hot for the Internet.