Jake Gyllenhaal and Busy Philipps - Jake Gyllenhaal is godfather of his Brokeback Mountain co-stars Michelle Williams and Heath Ledger's daughter Matilda. Busy and the couple's Brokeback Mountain co-star Jake Gyllenhaal are old Dawson's Creek co-star Katie Holmes was dating Tom Cruise in. Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Godparents Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps' Are Friendship Goals . She assumed diving back into the dating pool would have the same ripping-off-the-Band-Aid.
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Will Williams make a few guest appearances? Only time will tell how much of the ladies' friendship we will see on screen, but we do have a long list of reasons we currently love this best friend pair. OK, enough chatter, let's get to all of the reasons we love these two together Once you've gotten serious friendship jealousy make sure to mark your calendars to watch Philipps take over E! When Philipps defended Williams and almost started a bar fight.
Michelle Williams is my best friend for many, many years. She has never been rude to anyone ever. She is the sweetest, kindest, most loving human," Philipps recalled telling the story to James Corden. And so, I flipped my nose ring down and was like…'Should we take this outside?
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The time Philipps consoled Williams on the anniversary of her ex's death. As many people remember, Williams famously dated Heath Ledger —they have a daughter together—and after his death on Jan.
Family, he opined inis "everything to me—the most important thing I do. Before, I felt like I was floating through life, like a ghost; I may not have even existed.
At first their ending merely seemed sad. A toxicology report later revealed what was immediately suspected: Williams was in Sweden filming the romantic drama Mammoth when she heard the news and, according to People, the director and other crew members stayed up with her through the night before she boarded an early flight to NYC.
Back home, she went through the motions, releasing a statement requesting permission to grieve privately with her "tender-hearted, high-spirited, beautiful little girl," and gathering with his family at memorials first in L. Finally, after wrapping Martin Scorsese 's Shutter Island—"I don't remember most of it," she says of filming, "I've got a lot of holes,"—she made the decision to walk away, at least temporarily, from acting.
A Life in Pictures For 12 months, she alternated between the Brooklyn pad she had opened up to Ledger's relatives and a spread she purchased for herself and Matilda in upstate New York.
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Immersing herself in The Year of Magical Thinking, the memoir of grief Joan Didion penned after the sudden passing of her husband, helped. There was no working through this. As it was, she declined to travel to the film's California set, not wanting to uproot Matilda.
But director Derek Cianfrance floated a deal that proved too difficult to refuse: They'd shoot completely on the East Coast, maintaining a one-hour radius from one of her two homes at all times. But a yearlong romance with director Spike Jonze—he helmed her indie drama Synecdoche, New York—ended in It just makes things more complicated. But I couldn't make that happen.
For whatever reason, that's not our luck, or our path. Outlets credited Williams' pal Busy Philippswho worked with Segel on the short-lived Freaks and Geeks, as matchmaker, but she swore to Anderson Cooper in a interview, "It wasn't my doing.
I guess I wish I could say it was. We were just all at the same party and my husband was talking to Segel and Michelle and I were hanging out and then he kind of asked her on a date.
Soon the pair was spotted together on red carpets and the streets of New York. And the 5-foot-4 actress started joking she had to take up wearing wedge heels to compensate for their inch height difference. By earlythe Brooklyn-based single mom and the L. Though Williams would love to find love, she told Porter magazine incomparing herself to a cat that just wants to stay at home and take care of people, "I'm also happy with myself and just because I might have a desire to be with someone…that won't lead me to marry the wrong person.
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Take for instance at school functions for Matilda, she told WSJ. Magazine, "There's only two of us single mothers. Everyone else has a partner, so we buddy up.