Lenny Kravitz almost screwed up his chances with Lisa Bonet with a “stupid” pickup line.

About the experience in his memoir Let Love Rule, the singer says he first met Bonet backstage at a New Edition concert. He said to her, “I like your hair.”

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It was a decision he regretted immediately as he writes, “It was a lame line, a stupid line, one of the worst lines in the history of bad lines.”

The singer also admits he once saw the actress on the cover of a TV Guide magazine before meeting her and told a friend, “I’m gonna marry that girl.”

Kravitz and Bonet were married in 1988 and share daughter Zoë Kravitz together. They were divorced in 1993.

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