Somebody attending the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards would possibly by no means have identified Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor had introduced their break up two years prior. They two actors sidled close to one another and smiled for photos on the purple carpet of the occasion, and contained in the auditorium, Taylor “was smiling and leaning ahead and in towards” Stiller, with the duo looking “happy” and never leaving “each others’ sides,” an eyewitness advised Us Weekly.
Stiller and Taylor, who married in 2000 and have costarred in lots of tasks collectively, had been additionally noticed chatting with Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Billy Porter and Eugene Levy on the awards present and its afterparties. (Stiller was nominated for 2 Emmys on the star-studded occasion — Excellent Directing for a Restricted Collection, Film or Dramatic Particular and Excellent Restricted Collection — for his work on the Showtime collection Escape at Dannemora.)
Certainly, the still-married couple have been noticed out on a number of events — with and with out their two children, Ella and Quinn — since revealing their breakup in Might 2017. “With super love and respect for one another, and the 18 years we spent collectively as a pair, we now have made the choice to separate,” the Zoolander costars advised Us in a joint assertion on the time. “Our precedence will proceed to be elevating our youngsters as devoted mother and father and the closest of mates. We kindly ask that the media respect our privateness at the moment.”
Stiller and Taylor met whereas filming a 1999 TV pilot known as Warmth Imaginative and prescient and Jack, which by no means made it to air. And for the Night at the Museum star, it was just about love at first sight. “Once I met her, I just about thought, ‘That’s the individual,’” Stiller advised Entertainment Tonight in a 2007 interview. “It was like, ‘Wow, it is a nice individual. I really like her.’”
Scroll down for pictures and particulars from the pair’s on-and-off relationship over the previous twenty years.