Billy Crudup began courting Mary-Louise Parker in 1996 however left her in 2003 for Claire Danes. What made the break up from Parker salacious, was that she was seven months pregnant with their baby when Crudup determined to be with Danes — whom he met engaged on the movie “Stage Magnificence.” Years later, Danes opened up in regards to the scandalous relationship. “I used to be simply in love with him,” the “Romeo + Juliet” star stated whereas showing on “The Howard Stern Present” in 2015, by way of Leisure Weekly. “And wanted to discover that and I used to be 24 … I did not fairly know what these penalties can be,” Danes added, referring to the backlash she obtained then.
In early 2004, Parker gave start to her and Crudup’s son. Though they’d an unceremonious breakup, she nonetheless named the kid “William,” after his father. Over a decade later, the “Weeds” actor addressed her breakup with Crudup in her 2015 e-book “Expensive Mr. You,” a compilation of assorted letters written for males all through her life. In a letter titled, “Expensive Mr. Cabdriver,” Parker recalled a contentious encounter with a cabbie not lengthy after Crudup had left her. “I’m alone. Look, see? I’m pregnant and alone. It hurts to even breathe,” the “RED” actor wrote, by way of Jezebel. “I am attempting to get via it however I am on my own each evening and each morning and nobody, nothing helps,” Parker added.
Sadly for Crudup, his relationship with Danes didn’t have a contented ending both.