Christine Taylor is revealing what led to her resolution to rekindle her romance with Ben Stiller.
On Tuesday, Taylor joined her “Wedding Singer” co-star Drew Barrymore on “The Drew Barrymore Present” and defined her relationship timeline with Stiller.
The actress, 51, shared that the couple “knew one another six months, acquired engaged, had been married inside a yr, then had [daughter Ella] the following yr.”
“Household was all the time a precedence, however I believe Ben and I each began to develop in numerous instructions,” Taylor stated. “And after we made the choice to separate, it was not one thing we wished to speak publicly about or took calmly.”
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Taylor and Stiller wed in 2000 earlier than splitting in 2017. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the couple determined to present their relationship a second chance.
Throughout their time aside, “we acquired to know who we’re,” Taylor stated.
“I believe now we have these development spurts, at the same time as adults. And we would have liked time to determine that out.”
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In February 2022, Stiller confirmed to Esquire that the couple’s rekindled romance all started throughout the early levels of the pandemic, when he determined it could be greatest to maneuver again in with Taylor and their two youngsters as a result of it could be the one approach he’d be capable to see them throughout the lockdown.
“Then, over the course of time, it advanced,” Stiller defined. “We had been separated and acquired again collectively, and we’re glad about that. It’s been actually great for all of us. Surprising, and one of many issues that got here out of the pandemic.”
Stiller and Taylor share daughter Ella, 20 and son Quinlin, 17.
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“We all the time stayed a household unit,” Taylor advised Barrymore. “So, when the pandemic hit, and all of us had to determine the place to hunker down, all of us ended up in our house together with two teenagers, and we discovered this fashion again.
“We had a lot time to speak. There have been no different distractions … it simply occurred organically.”