Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard work together.
Last year, Shepard, 46, revealed he had relapsed after 16 years of abstinence. The relapse came after the actor had a motorcycle accident and began to abuse Vicodin.
Now the “Bless This Mess” star is back on the wagon, and Bell, 40, is helping her stay there.
The “Good Place” actress recently spoke to Self magazine and revealed that after the relapse, Shepard told her, “You can give me a drug test whenever you want.” I will buy some tests. If you ever get nervous, I want you to have access to it and I will, no questions asked. “
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She said Shaped appreciates the safety net that a surprise text provides at all times and said she “maybe” would test it “someday”.
“He’s just good at trying, and that’s all you can ask anyone.” No one is perfect, ”Bell said. “He proved to me that he was determined to grow and that he enjoys personal growth. “
The actress also addressed the relapse in October during a visit to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.
At the time, she defended her husband for being open and honest with her about his relapse and her willingness to come up with a “different plan”.
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“We have a plan. If he has to take medication for any reason, I have to administer it. But he said, ‘So we need a stronger plan. I was hesitant and have to do some kind of emotional work to figure it out. why I wanted to use it again, ”Bell said.
She continued, “And one of the main reasons I love him is that he’s also addicted to growth. He’s addicted to evolution. He was like, ‘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. ”
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Bell said they were back in therapy.
“I will continue to support him because he is so worth it,” she added.
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Melissa Roberto of Fox News contributed to this report