That's because, as Gilbert revealed on "The Talk" Thursday morning, it was during her dating days with Galecki when she first discovered she was gay.
The ranch was torched along with other property in the 1,200 acre fire, that's now 40% contained.
"We're dear friends, still," Galecki told magazine in 2013.
"She's not an ex, she's a part of my life." Rumors swirled that the pair were dating again after Cuoco split from her husband Ryan Sweeting in 2015, but the on-screen lovers took to social media to shut down the untrue reports.
"Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki's ranch burned to the ground Monday night in a huge fire in San Luis Obispo ... And if the people of Santa Margarita have taught me anything it's that, once the smoke has cleared, literally and figuratively, it's a time to reach out and rebuild." And he says, "We've done it before, and will need to do it together again, and it will make our community even closer and stronger.
"It's never the structures that create a community -- it's the people.
"This is the first time I've ever talked about it, ever.