Just like this! Kristen BellAndDax ShepardHave been shown Use Since they began dating in 2007, they have known what true love is all of.
The A-listers — who share daughters Lincoln and Delta — got engaged in 2009 and tied the knot in 2013. They’ve been open with fans about their lighthearted, loving relationship and have spoken out about making their marriage work despite the challenges they may face.
Shepard made headlines after December 2018, Julie Andrews’ granddaughter Kayti EdwardsBell claimed that she had an affair while Bell was dating her in 2009. However, the Parenthood The rumors were quickly denied by the alum on Instagram.
The couple celebrated their five year wedding anniversary in October 2019 and continued their strong bond as a couple.
“To get to wake up next to someone who has put hard work, respectful fights, patience, understanding and gratitude into your relationship is the definition of love,” the Good PlaceAn alum shared a touching Instagram message in celebration of the marriage milestone. “I will never remember the date of our anniversary @daxshepard, and I know you won’t either. And that’s just one more thing I love about us.”
11 months later, Shepard announced that he had relapsed following 16 years of sobriety. The Bless This MessOctober 2020: Actor shared that he had fallen off the wagon one month prior to taking painkillers after a motorcycle accident.
Source exclusive: Use at the time that Bell has been “nothing but supportive” amid Shepard’s sobriety journey.
“There’s no blame or anger on her side — just love, care and determination to get through this together,” the insider said following the September 2020 relapse. “She’s beyond proud of him for turning his life around whilst openly addressing his demons head-on.”
Despite the setback, they have remained committed and focused on Shepard’s recovery.
“He was like, ‘I don’t want to risk this family, and I did, so let’s put new things in place to make sure it doesn’t happen again,’” the FrozenThe actress said Ellen DeGeneresOctober 2020. “We’re going back to therapy. … And I will continue to stand by him because he’s very, very worth it.”