Lauren Graham Opens Up About Reason Behind ‘Sad’ Peter Krause Split

The place Lauren Graham leads, Peter Krause not follows, now that the 2 have known as it quits after greater than a decade collectively.

The “Gilmore Girls” star is opening up for the primary time about her cut up from the “9-1-1” actor, sharing that not being on the identical web page about “fundamental questions” finally led to their choice to half methods.

“I think part of all the positives of having known each other for a really long time were there,” she advised Individuals in an interview printed on Wednesday. “And one of the negatives of that is we almost came into a relationship as people in their 40s without asking any of the questions people in their 40s should be asking.”

“We had such a good time together that I didn’t maybe ask some fundamental questions about ‘What are your values and what do you envision?’ and those more grown-up things,” she added. “And then they just caught up with us.”

Representatives for the star confirmed that the 2 “quietly ended their relationship” in 2021.

Graham and Krause met in the beginning of their careers on the set of “Caroline in the City” in 1995. Graham was a recurring visitor star on the NBC sitcom. Krause, in the meantime, solely appeared for one episode, however the two developed an early connection.

Their romance didn’t formally start till 2010, once they performed brother and sister on the NBC dramedy “Parenthood.” The six-season present aired its last episode in 2015.

Through the years, Graham and Krause saved their relationship comparatively non-public however stepped out as a pair at a handful of occasions, together with the 2020 Golden Globes, which marked their final public look collectively.

Peter Krause and Lauren Graham met in 1995 however started their relationship years later.

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Graham mentioned she refuses to let the break up “flatten me,” selecting to as an alternative channel her expertise into her newest essay assortment, “Have I Told You This Already? Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember.”

“I knew I was resilient because I just always have been,” she mentioned. “You take your knocks and don’t complain. That’s how I was always raised.”

And whereas Graham is in a “better place” now having returned to Los Angeles to give attention to work, the actor mentioned the cut up is “still just a shame,” given her function in elevating the actor’s son from a earlier relationship.

“Any pain still really has its moments,” she mentioned. “I was a contributor in the life of his child, and so we’re connected. And yes, I’m in a better place, but it’s still just a shame. It’s just sad to me.”

Graham’s “Gilmore Girls” co-star Alexis Bledel lately ended her marriage with Vincent Kartheiser after eight years collectively.

Collection creator Amy Sherman-Palladino has lengthy teased a follow-up to Netflix’s “A Year in the Life” revival, telling TVLine again in 2020, “I really do believe that if the time is right and the girls are where they need to be in their lives [it could happen].”