For higher or worse. Danny Masterson and spouse Bijou Phillips have caught collectively in good instances and dangerous.
The That ‘70s Present alum and Phillips initially linked at a 2004 celeb poker event in Las Vegas.
“Each man on the desk was flirting with me however Danny,” the Virtually Well-known actress recalled to Paper journal in 2009. “He wasn’t laughing at my jokes. I used to be like, ‘Who is that this Danny Masterson and what does he assume he’s doing?’”
Masterson confessed on the time that he solely knew his now-wife — the daughter of the Mamas and the Papas’ John Phillips — by status solely, calling her a “little loopy woman.”
“After Vegas, and speaking to her just a few instances, I used to be shocked by how unbelievably clever she was,” the Males at Work alum defined to the journal. “She knew each e-book I had ever learn. I used to be like, this woman is wonderful.”
After six years of relationship, Bijou revealed to Us Weekly if she noticed an engagement and marriage ceremony of their future.
“It’s not a sure; it’s not a no. It simply kind of is, you realize?” the Made for Every Different actress completely instructed Us in April 2008, earlier than teasing her finest relationship ideas. “I don’t know. We simply do. I want I [had more advice]. That is my hidden tip — not speaking.”
Us confirmed the next March that Masterson had proposed. They wed two years later in a romantic Irish ceremony.
The couple — who share daughter Fianna, born in 2014 — have additionally weathered challenges. In March 2017, Masterson was accused of sexual assault within the early 2000s by a number of girls. In consequence, he was written off from The Ranch, his Netflix comedy with That ‘70s Present costar Ashton Kutcher.
“From day one, I’ve denied the outrageous allegations in opposition to me. Legislation enforcement investigated these claims greater than 15 years in the past and decided them to be with out advantage,” Masterson instructed Us in a December 2017 assertion, denying the claims. “I’ve by no means been charged with a criminal offense, not to mention convicted of 1. On this nation, you’re presumed harmless till confirmed responsible. Nevertheless, within the present local weather, it appears as in case you are presumed responsible the second you’re accused.”
Masterson, who’s a member of the Church of Scientology, was later arrested and charged on three counts of rape in June 2020. After being launched on a $3.3 million bail, he pleaded not responsible to all expenses.
The New York native’s prison trial started in August 2022, and Bijou caught by her man’s aspect.
“Bijou has been a complete rock,” a supply completely instructed Us that January. “She absolutely helps him and says they’ll get by way of this nightmare collectively and are available out stronger.”
The court docket proceedings concluded the next November, leading to a mistrial after the jury failed to achieve a unanimous verdict. Masterson is at the moment awaiting a retrial.
Scroll beneath to see Masterson and the actress’ relationship timeline by way of the years: