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Who is Matthew Greenfield? Some Facts to Know About Molly Jong Fast Husband

Heisenberg Published On Sun Dec 20 2020   Modified On Sun Dec 20 2020
Who is Matthew Greenfield? Some Facts to Know About Molly Jong Fast Husband

Learn some facts you need to know about the husband Matthew Greenfield of the author and pundit Molly Jong-Fast.

Molly Jong-Fast is a reputed author and pundit, best known as a regular contributor to 'Playboy,' 'Glamour,' 'The Atlantic,' and 'The Bulwark.' Also, she is an editor-at-large at 'The Daily Beast.' She mainly covers U.S. politics, U.K. politics, and European politics.

Molly Jong-Fast is married to Matthew Greenfield, who is a professor at the City University of New York. Many people want to learn about Molly's husband, Matthew, and their married life. Therefore, we compiled some details on those topics below.

Matthew Greenfield is a Professor of Shakespearean Studies

Matthew Greenfield is a professor at the City University of New York. He is a professor of Shakespearean studies and 17th-century English literature at the university.

Matthew Greenfield is a professor at the City University of New York.

Matthew Greenfield is a professor at the City University of New York.
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Molly Jane-Fast is a daughter of American novelist, satirist, and poet Erica Jong and American author and social work teacher Jonathan Fast. Growing up in the households of academics and intellectuals, Molly was well versed in the language of literature. She herself was an M.F.A. in creative writing from Bennington College. So, it was not difficult for her to connect with Matthew Greenfield.

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Molly Jong-Fast and Her Husband, Matthew Greenfield, Met for the First Time in 2002

Molly Jong-Fast and Matthew Greenfield met for the first time on June 6, 2002, as per Observer. They reportedly met on the self-consciously bawdy Web site Nerve.com.

Molly and Matthew met in June 2002.

Molly and Matthew met in June 2002.
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'My whole family was weird bohemians who all got married with, like, cigar bands-and I didn't want to be the first in my family to be totally J.A.P.-py and horrible,' Molly Jong-Fast told Observer in 2003. 'Matt's strong and protecting, but in a feminist-pleasing way. It's cool for me to have this relationship where he can look at what I write, and I can read what he writes. It's equal.'

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Molly Jong-Fast and Matthew Greenfield went on several dozens of dates after their first encounter. Molly was drawn to but also intimidated by Matthew's intellectual prowess. 'He was so smart, I was afraid to talk,' Molly talks of her date with Matthew at an Italian café. 'I was really intimidated.' But Matthew found her warm, effusive, and open and made an effort to make her as much comfortable as possible. This was how their relationship began to blossom.

Molly Jong-Fast and Matthew Greenfield Married in 2003

Molly Jong-Fast and Matthew Greenfield talked about getting married before they slept together. 'If you're in my position, you can't rebel with casual sex,' Molly Jong-Fast told Matthew Greenfield as their relationship moved to the next level. 'You sort of have to go the other way.'

Matthew and Molly got engaged in February 2003.

Matthew and Molly got engaged in February 2003.
Source: Patrick McMullan

Matthew understood Molly and respected her conviction. But he wanted to develop a lifelong relationship with her. So he proposed to Molly in front of the Asia Society on Park Avenue on February 16, 2003. And she said yes. Their wedding was held in the same year in Manhattan, New York. Since then, the two have never been apart.

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