Brian Austin Green and Vanessa Marcil’s journey from costars to coparents has been anything but easy.
Marcil and Green met on the set Beverly Hills, 90210She joined the show in season 9. While the twosome dated for several years, Marcil claimed in 2020 that she was “never” in love with Green.
“[I was]He was always open with me about it. … I did however feel sorry for him. I still do,” she wrote via Instagram at the time. “He’s a very angry/sad human being who still has too much shame to take full responsibility for his actions as a father. I was aware that I could help him through childhood traumas. I have great empathy towards him and other people who are still in pain from their childhoods.”
Kassius, their son, was born in March 2002. They were involved in a long custody battle and legal battle. Marcil shared the drama via Instagram for the first time in public.
“I never spoke publicly in order to protect my then young son from paparazzi that used to follow him & terrify him,” the former soap star wrote in part before alleging that Green and his then-wife, Megan Fox, hadn’t seen Kassius in five years.
While Marcil hasn’t always had nice things to say about her ex, she wasn’t afraid to praise Fox after the TransformersStar and Green called it quits in 2020.
“[She’s] finally living her life for herself & leaving her children out of her public life at this young age,” Marcil wrote in September 2020, referring to Fox’s relationship with Machine Gun Kelly(real name Colson Baker).
Green confirmed his separation with Fox in May 2020. The ex-sisters, who have three sons together, were married in 2010. Fox quickly moved on to Kelly, her.Midnight in the Switchgrass costar.
“It sucks when life changes and something that you’re used to, that you’ve been doing for 15 years, you try and not get rid of but you change. There’s the unknown aspect … there’s that pit in my stomach … I really don’t want Megan and I to be at odds … she’s been my best friend for 15 years and I don’t want to lose that,” Green said on his podcast after the split news broke. “She met this guy, Colson, on set. … I trust her judgment; she’s always had really good judgment. I don’t want people to think her or he are villains or that I was a victim in any way.”
Scroll through for a timeline of Green and Marcil’s bumpy past: