Entertainment TV Rebecca Romijn Talks Fond Memories of Ex-Husband John Stamos: 'A Lot of Things About Him I Miss' I have a lot of really fun memories," the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds star explained in an interview with her current husband Jerry O'Connell on The Talk By Abigail Adams Abigail Adams Instagram Twitter Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 6, 2022 09:17 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Sam Levi/WireImage Though they have been divorced for 17 years, Rebecca Romijn still misses "a lot of things" about John Stamos. During an interview with her current husband Jerry O'Connell on his daytime show The Talk, the 49-year-old actress opened up about her emotions following her divorce from the Full House alum, 58, whom she met in 1994. "Going through a divorce is terrible, it's awful," Romijn explained to her 48-year-old husband. "I was with him for 10 years. Divorce feels like a failure … and there were a lot of things that I had to let go of that were very sad." But O'Connell said his wife still appears to "have really fun memories about" her marriage to Stamos, which she confirmed. Khloé Kardashian Reacts to Seeing Her Brief Reconciliation with Tristan Thompson on The Kardashians "When I'm with you personally, and I hear you talk about your ex-husband, it sounds like it was fun," O'Connell explained. "I do, I have a lot of really fun memories," Romijn replied. "I have a lot of fond memories of him. A lot of things about him that I miss. But yeah, it's tricky. It's a very hard decision to come to when you decide to end a marriage. It was heartbreaking." Taylor Hill/FilmMagic Stamos and Romijn got engaged in 1997 and wed in Sept. 1998. Stamos filed for divorce in August 2004 and saw it finalized the following year. Romijn and O'Connell married two years later in 2007. The couple shares two daughters: twins Charlie and Dolly, 13. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free weekly newsletter to get the biggest news of the week delivered to your inbox every Friday. As they noted in the interview, the couple began dating after Romijn had become legally separated from Stamos. Romijn was on a date with another man when one of Romijn's friends suggested he try and get her number. "Thank goodness I called!" O'Connell quipped in response. Tommaso Boddi/WireImage Jason Oppenheim Calls Chrishell Stause the 'Love of My Life' During Selling Sunset Reunion Later in the interview, Romijn said she finally saw Stamos for the first time since their divorce "just a few weeks ago." The Star Trek: Strange New Worlds star said she was sitting in school traffic at a strip mall with her daughters when she spotted him walking in front of her car. After pointing him out to her daughters, Romijn recalled them saying, "Whoa!" before asking "How can you even tell that's him? How do you know?" "I said, 'Girls, it's because I was with him for 10 years. I would recognize that gait from a block away. I recognize the way his body moves. I know that walk. I'm familiar with his body," she said with a smile and a laugh.