Dominic Monaghan Talks About Infidelity In ‘Devastating’ Evangeline Lilly Split

Dominic Monaghan is aware of what it’s wish to really feel misplaced.

The actor opened up about his “devastating” cut up with former “Lost” co-star, Evangeline Lilly, in his most candid interview but in regards to the breakup.

“I think I’ve only really got my heart broken once in my life,” the actor mentioned of his relationship with Lilly, throughout an look on Anna Faris’ podcast, “Unqualified,” in an episode revealed Wednesday.

“I don’t really know how she would explain the narrative, but from my point of view, it was probably the first time in my life that I was all in,” the “Lord of the Rings” actor mentioned, including that the 2 had been “exploring kids and marriage” throughout their relationship, which came about within the early aughts.

Monaghan defined that Lilly’s alleged infidelity and his points with substances seemingly contributed to their breakup. HuffPost reached out to a consultant for Lilly for remark.

Monaghan and Lilly pictured in a nonetheless from their hit TV present, “Lost.”

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“I had such an extraordinary amount of growing to do in terms of handling my substances and handling my choices,” he mentioned, including that Lilly was higher at moderation. “I think if you are drinking often, probably your behavior, and your choices and your mood is up for debate.”

Due to his conduct, Monaghan thinks it would’ve pushed Lilly to be untrue throughout the relationship. He beforehand tweeted about the claim, writing “I don’t date cheaters” in 2013.

“I think she was kind of looking around to see what else was an option,“ he said. “And, unfortunately, there was a little bit of a crossover which was pretty upsetting for me and it kind of exploded in my face in an awful way.”

Monaghan mentioned that not solely was it a really public breakup, however another person needed to inform him that Lilly was seeing one other individual.

“I had to be told by a third party like, ‘You do realize that she’s with this guy,’ when we were together. And I was like, ‘Wait, what?’” Monaghan mentioned, including that the individual was simply attempting to assist once they realized he didn’t have all of the details.

“I mean, to say I was devastated was an understatement,” the “Radioflash” actor shared, including that he had a turning level a couple of months after the breakup when he awoke, surrounded by drugs on his kitchen ground.

“I looked at this mess in front of me and thought ‘that could’ve been it.’ You could’ve accidentally taken the wrong cocktail of stuff mixed with alcohol, mixed with where your heads at, and that could have been it,” he continued. “You’re not gonna die over this ― like, of course, it’s sad and you’re devastated about it. But you’re not gonna die.”

Lilly was married to former ice hockey participant, Murray Hone, from 2003 to 2004, and shares two youngsters along with her longtime companion, Norman Kali.

Monaghan instructed Faris that he’s nonetheless very hopeful relating to love, including it’s “the No. 1 thing that I’m the most positive about in my life.”