Back on their love. Idina Menzel and Taye diggs have left their marriage, but they still have feelings about it that they are willing to share publicly.
The Frozen star and the All American actor met in 1995 while starring in the Broadway production of To rent. They eventually started dating and tied the knot in 2003. Six years later, the couple welcomed their son, Walker.
While Menzel and Diggs seemed like the perfect couple, they announced their split in 2013 after nearly 10 years of marriage. “Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have jointly decided to separate at this time,” their representatives said in a statement. “Their main goal and concern is for their son. We ask you to respect their privacy during this period.
The exes finalized their divorce in 2014 and dedicated their efforts to co-parenting. The Cinderella the actress opened that year about venturing together again while starring in the Broadway musical If so.
“I’m open to it. I just don’t have a lot of time, ”she explained in her December 2014 / January 2015 article. Red book cover story. “They should meet me at, like, midnight after the show, and that’s kinda bitchy, isn’t it?”
Despite his busy schedule, Menzel met his match as an actor Aaron Lohr. Us weekly confirmed in September 2016 that the duo were engaged, and they secretly tied the knot a year later. (Her ex-husband, meanwhile, is Sell the sunset‘s Amanza Smith for five years after their separation.)
Although Tony’s winner has remarried, she and Diggs remain close as they raise their son. “We have a very easy time, I think,” he said exclusively. We in July 2020. “We never falter because we always think Walker first. We both love Walker and want the best for him. I think once you do that it makes things a little easier.
They encouraged Walker to follow his own dreams too, rather than pushing him to keep acting. “He doesn’t feel the need to follow in our footsteps”, Private practice said alum. “He does all these things that I haven’t had a chance to do. He really is a great athlete. He plays basketball every day and when he’s not playing basketball he runs around throwing a soccer ball.
He added, “He watches us do what we do and we watch him do what we never could. So it has been very, very refreshing.
Scroll through the gallery below to revisit Diggs and Menzel’s relationship over the years.