Kristen Bell Says She Stands by Dax Shepard After Relapse: "He's Very, Very Worth It"

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The actor admitted last month on his popular podcast that he faltered after 16 years of sobriety. 

Kristen Bell made it clear that she is standing by her husband Dax Shepard after his recent relapse with narcotics, specifically Vicodin.

While a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week, the actress said Shepard is doing "really great" after he admitted Sept. 25 on his popular podcast that he had relapsed after 16 years of sobriety.

"Look, everybody's up against their own demons," Bell told DeGeneres. "The thing I love most about Dax is ... he was able to tell me and tell us, and say, 'We need a different plan.'"

Bell was referring to the plan the couple had that she would administer any medication he may need, a situation that was compromised a few months back after Shepard began taking Vicodin following a motorcycle accident in August. At some point, he began to administer the pills himself, which is when everything fell apart,  Shepard admitted.

"I felt so terrible about the lying," Shepard said then. "I was just very scared and I felt very, very lonely." He finally admitted to Bell and close friend and fellow podcast host Monica Padman he had relapsed.

Bell, who noted the couple is going back to therapy since the revelation, said of her husband, "One of the main reasons I love him is he is also addicted to growth. He is addicted to evolving. I will continue to stand by him because he's very, very worth it."

Watch the full segment below.