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How Hollywood stars left past relationships

Drew Barrymore and Olivia Wilde are just a few celebs who have gone to great lengths to protect their peace while navigating a new world after a breakup.

Barrymore has candidly revealed that she’s refrained from having an “intimate relationship” with another partner since her 2016 divorce from ex-husband Will Kopelman. Barrymore and Kopelman have been married for four years and have two children together.

“Since being a single mom, I haven’t been able to have an intimate relationship,” the 47-year-old talk show host wrote in an essay. “I’ve had the honor and pleasure of working on myself and learning what parenting is, something that I wasn’t exactly clear about growing up and I’ve had many learning curves in my path. I was bullied. I was triumphant. I was asked to be educated in every way possible.

Barrymore praised her therapist for helping her adjust her outlook on sex and pleasure as she pursued a self-imposed vow of celibacy as she mourned the loss of “a nuclear family that I swore to have for my daughters”.

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Drew Barrymore and Olivia Wilde have gone to great lengths to protect their peace while navigating a new world after a breakup.

“Sex is not love! It’s the expression of love,” she said in her essay “Rebels Who Love.” “I’ve searched all my life for words like that to help me understand the difference.”

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Barrymore’s revelation was personal and without judgment of others. She admitted that she just wished she knew how to distinguish between emotions at a younger age.

“I wish my mum, dad or friends had taught me that there is age-appropriateness and there is a way to become a stylish young woman,” the star wrote. from “50 First Dates”.

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“There are fun things, but also boundaries that can lead to enormous self-respect. When you’re selective and see sex as an expression of love and not love itself… well , I’m so happy to be here now in my life.”

She added, “So for the record, I don’t hate sex! I finally figured out that love and sex just aren’t the same thing.”

Barrymore wasn’t the only star to seek help from others during a difficult time in her life. Kaley Cuoco recently admitted that she staged her own intervention following her divorce from ex-husband Karl Cook.

While filming the second season of his hit HBO Max show “The Flight Attendant,” Cuoco gathered a few cast and crew members for a one-on-one. Cook and Cuoco announced their separation in September 2021 after three years of marriage.

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“A month later, I had an intervention about myself in my trailer – all my producers were there. And I said, ‘I need help,'” she said. told Variety. “It was interesting to say it out loud. And everyone be like, ‘Yeah, we want to help.’ well, this time, I literally couldn’t.”

Cuoco said her separation and divorce “was the loneliest I’ve ever felt, and I’m not really someone to share that.”

She added: “I’ve been very open about it, because I think for the first time, I wanted people to know that things aren’t always what they seem. And things aren’t always what they seem. always so perfect.”

Portraying Cassie in “The Flight Attendant” was emotionally triggering, as her character struggled with depression and only helped in the “super dark times” that Cuoco was already going through.

“I just didn’t know how to deal with it. I would throw myself into work to deny my depression and how upset I was,” she said. “Unfortunately the character was so depressed he wasn’t helping me! I was really, really, really in trouble. Lots of tears.”

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The ‘Big Bang Theory’ actress overcame her emotions with help from co-star Zosia Mamet, as well as her new boyfriend, ‘Ozark’ star Tom Pelphrey.

Kaley and Tom also recently announced that they are expecting their first child together in snaps shared on social media revealing Cuoco’s pregnancy. “Baby girl Pelphrey will arrive in 2023,” she captioned a series of photos. “Beyond the blessing and the moon…I love you Tom Pelphrey.”

Olivia Wilde moved on from her seven-year engagement to comedian Jason Sudeikis, 47, in November 2020 and into the arms of heartthrob Harry Styles.

The 38-year-old actress-turned-director began dating the former ‘Saturday Night Live’ star in 2011, and the couple have two children, Otis and Daisy.

The end of his relationship with Sudeikis and the start of the Styles romance have been questioned, however, as Harry, 28, and Wilde went public with their relationship in January 2021 – two months after his split from Sudeikis – when they were photographed together before Styles officiated his agent’s wedding in Montecito, Calif.

Wilde recently posted his secret salad dressing recipe on Instagram amid accusations from a former family nanny that Sudeikis was caught off guard by Wilde’s relationship with Styles. In the Instagram story, the “Don’t Worry Honey” The director shared a photo from page 177 of Nora Ephron’s 1983 autobiographical novel based on her own marriage and divorce from her second husband, Carl Bernstein.

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One of several recent revelations from the Guardian was Sudeikis’ anger upon learning that Wilde was bringing a salad with her ‘secret dressing’ to Styles while she was still dating the ‘Ted Lasso’ star, according to DailyMail. He “then got out and lay down under her car so she wouldn’t drive away.”

In a joint statement to Fox News Digital, Wilde and Sudeikis slammed their former nanny’s claims, saying, “As parents, it is incredibly upsetting to learn that a former nanny of our two young children would choose to carry such false and slanderous accusations about us publicly.”

Wilde also recently called out the double standard of how women are treated differently than men when it comes to public parenting.

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“When people don’t see me with my kids, it’s always ‘How dare she,'” she told Variety. “I’ve never seen anyone say that about a guy.”

While promoting his film in April, Wilde was publicly handed custody documents onstage at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. Sudeikis was pleading for their children to live in New York, but ultimately lost the offer when a judge ruled in August that the children’s home state should be California. At the time, Wilde said his public actions were intended to “threaten” her and “catch me off guard.”

She also told Variety, “For the past two years, my family has been going through this kind of restructuring and a revolution that should be a totally personal experience. And it’s not. The most painful part was that women shamed me for making a decision. it was for my health and happiness.”

Gisele Bündchen could be dipping her toes in divorce waters as soon as her 13-year marriage to Tom Brady is in overtime.

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The 42-year-old model and the Super Bowl-winning quarterback have both reportedly retained the services of divorce attorneys after splitting in recent months, largely over his decision to come out of retirement just 40 days later. announcing that he was leaving the league for good. in February.

Bündchen, who chooses an alternative approach with medicine, was recently seen visiting a holistic treatment center in Miami. Holistic health is a wellness practice that addresses all aspects of physical and emotional well-being.

Shortly after his session ended, Bündchen burned sage in his vehicle to rid his energy of any negative presence.

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Burning sage is an age-old ritual of indigenous peoples that is known to spiritually cleanse a person or space. Bündchen’s alternative lifestyle includes clean living, wellness routines, meditation, and consuming exclusively home-grown or organic foods.

Representatives for Brady had no comment when contacted by Fox News Digital about reports that the seven-time Super Bowl champion and his wife had each hired divorce attorneys.

The couple would have stayed in separate residences in Miami after evacuating from Hurricane Ian last month with their children. They also spent most of the summer living apart, and he took an 11-day vacation to the Bahamas with two of his children, Benjamin and Vivian, while Bündchen stayed in New York. He also shares co-parenting responsibilities for his 15-year-old son, Jack, with ex Bridget Moynahan.

“I did my part, that is to say [to] to be there for [Tom]. I moved to Boston and focused on creating a cocoon and a loving environment for my children to grow up and be there to support him and his dreams,” Bündchen said in a recent interview with She.

“To see my children succeed and become the beautiful little humans that they are, to see him succeed and flourish in his career, it makes me happy.”

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