Kristen Bell Vows To Stand By Dax Shepard After Addiction Relapse Because “It’s Worth It

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Her husband Dax Shepard admitted last month that he had relapsed and started using the pain reliever Oxycodone after 16 years of abstinence.

And in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres that aired Wednesday, Kristen Bell said she is committed to supporting the actor and podcast host as he battles his demons.

“He’s doing really great. … Everyone faces their own demons, ”the 40-year-old actress said in a promo clip for the daytime chat show posted on EllenTube.

Strong: Kristen Bell said in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres for Wednesday’s episode of her daytime chat show that she pledged to stand by her husband Dax Shepard after his relapse.

Shepard, 45, announced in his Armchair podcast on September 25 that he started using Oxy after being injured in a motorcycle accident in August.

Bell, who married Shepard in 2013, explained that he shared with her that he was “hesitant” and had to do “emotional labor” to find out why he had relapsed.

“He’s addicted to evolution,” the Frozen and The Good Place star told Ellen.

“He said to me, ‘I don’t want to risk this family and I did, so let’s put some new things in place to make sure that doesn’t happen again. “

Engaged couple: Bell, who married Shepard in 2013, explained he shared with her that he was 'hesitating' and had to do 'emotional labor' to find out why he relapsed

Couple engaged: Bell, who married Shepard in 2013, explained that he shared with her that he was “hesitant” and that he had to do “emotional labor” to find out why he had relapsed

Work: 'I will continue to be by his side because he is so worth it,' the 40-year-old actress said, adding that they were 'going back to therapy' together

Work: “I will continue to be by his side because he is so worth it,” said the 40-year-old actress, adding that they were “going back to therapy” together.

Addict: In the September 25 episode of his Armchair podcast, Shepard, 45, opened up about his history of pain reliever addiction and how he hid the resurgence of his oxycodone addiction as a result of a motorcycle accident in August.

Addict: In the September 25 episode of his Armchair podcast, Shepard, 45, opened up about his history of pain reliever addiction and how he hid the resurgence of his oxycodone addiction as a result of a motorcycle accident in August.

On the September 25 episode of his podcast, the actor opened up about his history of painkiller addiction and how he hid his resurgence in his pill addiction.

He admitted that he felt immense guilt for keeping “this huge secret” and described himself as “just very scared and … very, very lonely”.

The couple, who share daughters Lincoln, seven, and Delta, five, “are now returning to therapy,” Bell said.

“I will continue to support him because he is so worth it,” she added.

Shared: 'He's addicted to evolution,' Bell said of Shepard in his interview with Ellen. `` He said to me, 'I don't want to risk this family and I did, so let's put some new things in place to make sure that doesn't happen again'

Shared: “He’s addicted to evolution,” Bell said of Shepard in his interview with Ellen. “He said to me, ‘I don’t want to risk this family and I did, so let’s put some new things in place to make sure that doesn’t happen again’

Celebrity couple: Shepard had been sober for 16 years before his relapse. He and Bell are parents to daughters Lincoln, seven, and Delta, five

Celebrity couple: Shepard had been sober for 16 years before his relapse. He and Bell are parents to daughters Lincoln, seven, and Delta, five

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