Minnie Driver Reveals Advice She’d Give Herself After Matt Damon Split

Minnie Driver “Devastated” When Ex Matt Damon Brought Date to Oscars

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So Minnie’s remark– in which she remembered being “devastated” and kept in mind Matt had actually broken up with her only weeks in the past– remained in reaction to the “raw and vulnerable” minute. And if the Circle of Friends star might return in time, she ‘d inform herself whatever would be okay.

“From this vantage point—you know, 20/20 vision much later in my life,” she included, “I wish I could have told her, ‘Honey, it’s cool. Like you can celebrate, and life’s gonna be great, and beautiful, and hard and amazing. And you’re gonna love again. It’ll be fine.'”

Still, Minnie suggested she would have valued a little bit more compassion from the general public at the time.

“A heartbreak is private,” she kept in mind. “And then if you’re an actress, it can be very public. So maybe just us all relating to each other a bit more as humans and we have these similar experiences through different lenses—perhaps we can treat each other all a bit more kindly.”