Jason Ritters doesn’t think he “deserves” his now-wife Melanie Lynskey. At the beginning of the relationship due to a battle with alcoholism
The 43-year-old revealed on Wednesday’s episode of “The Drew Barrymore Show” that despite knowing how “unbelievable” Lynkey was, “from the start” it took him a while to realize that she was “the one. single”
“The story isn’t as cute as you think,” said the “Parenthood” alum. “It’s messy and interesting and weird. But blending[with]blending is I’m dealing with an alcoholism problem.”
“At some point, I realized how amazing she was. And I think she would be incredible for the people who deserve her. Basically,” Ritters continued while holding back tears. “And I don’t feel that I am that person. I feel a little crazy.”
The actor quit drinking the same year he met the actress. “Yellowjackets,” but he waits to make sure it sticks before taking her too seriously.
“After a year of quitting drinking, I started going, ‘Oh, maybe I can promise people something. Maybe I’m this person,’” he said with tears in his eyes.
“I know you’re incredible. It was working on myself enough to feel like maybe I could be number one for you too.”
Lynsky, also emotional, noticed that her husband She said she “worked so hard” before squeezing his hand to show how proud she was.
The heartbreaking story surprised 48-year-old Barrymore and urged her to open up about her own battle with alcohol.
“I haven’t been drinking in nearly four years,” said the “50 First Dates” star, noting that alcohol was her “poison.”
Ritters’ story matches Barrymore, who says she always feels the same way when it comes to dating.
“Man-made stories are ‘I can’t be with anyone’ and I haven’t been in a relationship since I stopped drinking. And I’m looking forward to the fact that someday there won’t be stories about bitches. insecurity, that ‘I’m not the right person to be with anyone for their sake’ (feeling).”
Ritters and Lynskey, 45, married in 2020 and welcomed their first child a year ago.
ever since both became Most recently, Ritter shut down a troll for assaulting his bride.
After the actress criticized her weight Ritter then called on the haters to “dive a swan” to the sun.
“If anyone has any further unsolicited opinions about *anyone* another body. They feel free to write them in permanent ink on their own foreheads. And swans dive directly into the sun,” Ritter tweeted last year.
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