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twice divorced ana faris She talked about the impact her splits have had on her, especially the first one, which made her unrecognizable.
Faris, who divorced Ben Indra in 2008 and Chris Pratt in 2018, told comedian Chelsea Handler how the first split turned her into someone she didn’t recognize but was also “incredibly liberating”:
“He hit hard the first time. I became someone I didn’t recognize. Like, I was always the kind of person who had my fridge full, and I hosted a lot of dinner parties. That was when I had friends. But then [post-divorce] I found myself in this apartment with only beer and mustard in the fridge, and I was going out all the time. I had no one to text or call to say, ‘Hey, can I do this?’ He was incredibly liberating, and I went back to when I was 17 years old.”
Part of his liberation was starring in the Playboy-themed comedy The house bunny and get breast implants. “It wasn’t a career issue, it was a divorce issue,” she said in the new yorker.
Her divorce from Pratt, though not without its own challenges, did not have the same personality-altering consequences. Faris credits her son Jack for keeping her on track: “Chris and I work really hard [to co-parent] because we have Jack. That’s kind of the long game idea and making sure Jack is really happy, which makes us really happy. We have a kind of luxury of circumstance.”
We only wish good things for Faris, Pratt and Jack.