Someone attending the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards may by no means have recognized Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor had introduced their cut up two years prior. They two actors sidled shut to at least one one other and smiled for pictures on the purple carpet of the occasion, and contained in the auditorium, Taylor “was smiling and leaning forward and in toward” Stiller, with the duo wanting “happy” and by no means leaving “each others’ sides,” an eyewitness instructed 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 — Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special and Outstanding Limited Series — for his work on the Showtime collection Escape at Dannemora.)
Indeed, the still-married couple have been noticed out on a number of events — with and with out their two youngsters, Ella and Quinn — since revealing their breakup in May 2017. “With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate,” the Zoolander costars instructed Us in a joint assertion on the time. “Our priority will continue to be raising our children as devoted parents and the closest of friends. We kindly ask that the media respect our privacy at this time.”
Stiller and Taylor met whereas filming a 1999 TV pilot known as Heat Vision and Jack, which by no means made it to air. And for the Night on the Museum star, it was just about love at first sight. “When I met her, I pretty much thought, ‘That’s the person,’” Stiller instructed Entertainment Tonight in a 2007 interview. “It was like, ‘Wow, this is a great person. I love her.’”
Scroll down for pictures and particulars from the pair’s on-and-off relationship over the previous 20 years: