Busy Philipps announces split from husband Marc Silverman after 14 years of marriage

Busy Philipps announces split from husband Marc Silverman after 14 years of marriage

Busy Philipps has announced the end of her 14-year marriage to Marc Silverman.

The 42-year-old former Dawsons Creek actress, who has two children with Silverman, shared the news with fans on her Busy Philipps Is Doing Her Best Is Doing Her Best podcast on Friday.

“Marc and I have been separated for a very long time and our children know it, our families know it, our friends know it,” she revealed.

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Over: Busy Philipps and her husband of 14 years, Marc Silverman, have separated.  They are pictured here in 2019

Over: Busy Philipps and her husband of 14 years, Marc Silverman, have separated. They are pictured here in 2019

Busy explained that the couple first separated in February 2021 and had thought about how to publicly share the news.

She said: “Marc and I talked about it, and when we first split, we couldn’t even think of posting one of those statements – it made us both, really sick. It’s a journey.

“The surest way for Marc and I to ensure the privacy of our children that we love so much is not to implicate the public.”

Family first: The former couple have two daughters - Birdie, 13, and Cricket, eight - as seen at Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida last June

Family first: The former couple have two daughters – Birdie, 13, and Cricket, eight – as seen at Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida last June

“Marc and I have been separated for a very long time and our children know it, our families know it, our friends know it”: the former Dawsons Creek actress (pictured in LA last week), 42, shared the news with his fans. podcast Busy Philipps does its best on Friday

‘It’s a journey’: Busy explained the couple first split in February 2021 and thought about how to publicly share the news the former couple are seen in September 2018

The former couple have two children – Birdie, 13, and Cricket, eight – as the actress said there was still a lot of love and respect between them and they were blessed to share the children together .

She concluded, “Well, we love each other a lot! And we have these beautiful kids together. And there’s a lot of things that really work in our relationship.

Busy and Marc tied the knot in June 2007 in a ceremony that surprised friends and family.

In 2018, the Cougar Town actress revealed in her memoir that her best friend Michelle Williams pulled her from the brink of divorce from her husband after having an “emotional affair” with another father.

I got it back: In 2018, the Cougar Town actress revealed in her memoir that her best friend Michelle Williams pulled her from the brink of divorce from her husband after having an 'emotional affair' with another father, friends are seen in april 2018

I got it back: In 2018, the Cougar Town actress revealed in her memoir that her best friend Michelle Williams pulled her from the brink of divorce from her husband after having an ’emotional affair’ with another father, friends are seen in april 2018

Tell-all: Busy confessed in her book - titled This Will Only Hurt A Little - that her relationship with Marc had fallen on hard times since the birth of their first child, which led her to seek solace and support from someone else

Tell-all: Busy confessed in her book – titled This Will Only Hurt A Little – that her relationship with Marc had fallen on hard times since the birth of their first child, which led her to seek solace and support from someone else

Busy confessed in her book – titled This Will Only Hurt A Little – that her relationship with Marc had fallen on hard times since the birth of their first child, which led her to seek solace and support from someone. another.

She wrote: “There was a man I was friends with, another father. We were having lunch and everything. Send text messages. Talk a lot on the phone.

“Honestly, I had a crush on him. I like him. Maybe I even liked him? He liked me too.

The actress wrote that she felt “unsupported” by her screenwriter husband, even calling him “useless” and claiming he “didn’t even try” to hold Birdie when she was born.

She (seen in LA last week) wrote: 'There was a man I was friends with, another father.  We were having lunch and everything.  Send text messages.  Talk a lot on the phone.  Honestly, I had a crush on him.  I love it.  Maybe I even loved him?  He liked me too.

She (seen in LA last week) wrote: ‘There was a man I was friends with, another father. We were having lunch and everything. Send text messages. Talk a lot on the phone. Honestly, I had a crush on him. I love it. Maybe I even loved him? He liked me too.

However, it was her best friend and former Dawson’s Creek teammate Michelle, now 41, who asked her to consider working on her marriage.

“It would be really awful for two years and then you would find a new normal, but honestly if you can keep your family intact I think you should.” Michelle had said.

Busy reveals that the couple then sought therapy, and most importantly, Marc had individual sessions.

Her therapist warned her, ‘Listen. Divorce fucks up kids. It’s just. which had a great impact on the actress.

‘If you can keep your family intact, I think you should’: However, it was her best friend and former Dawson’s Creek teammate Michelle, now 41, who asked her to consider working on her wedding, pals are seen in october 2017

However, during this time, Busy admits she was still talking to her emotional boyfriend, as she writes, “I know.” This part is so shitty. I am sorry. I am really.’

Things finally looked up for the parents of two after Marc apologized for how lonely she felt after so many years.

Busy wrote: ‘Marc had recently had what I assume is called a breakthrough, and when I finally spoke candidly about the other dude he was oddly understanding about it.

“It’s hard to explain exactly, but he opened up in a way and totally changed his relationship with everyone, not just me.”

'Marc had recently had what I assume is called a breakthrough: 'Things finally looked up for the parents of two after Marc apologized for how lonely she felt after so many years, the former couple is seen in April 2018

‘Marc had recently had what I assume is called a breakthrough: ‘Things finally looked up for the parents of two after Marc apologized for how lonely she felt after so many years, the former couple is seen in April 2018

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