Having followed in the footsteps of Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox and Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, they have made the seamless leap from coworkers to cohorts.
And Williams insists their 17-year friendship is just as fun as it looks on camera. It was just an immediate: 'Of course we're drinking wine and smoking cigarettes and getting in bar fights.' We just had an immediate love for each other that's continued over the years."To Williams, what linked them was a shared vulnerability.
This is our life now."(Also, when Williams nabbed a Golden Globe for 2012's that Philipps was the one that let her know former costar Holmes was dating Tom Cruise.) And they've linked up for vacations to the Bahamas, the Maldives and Punta Mita, Mexico, where a then-pregnant Philipps claims her screenwriter husband Marc Silverstein and Williams "were at the bar constantly."And, okay, there was also that one time they posed on a k-esque dock and reminisced about the costars they kissed while filming the early-aughts hit. excursion last spring where they went shopping, had dinner, then hit up a museum, Philipps posted a public thank you, writing, "I'm sad we don't get to live in the same place but yesterday was a perfect day together and just what I needed for my soul and that's what best friends are for, right?
Really, if you can ignore the fact that they're pretty freaking famous, they're just like any other pals who enjoy spending time together. To show up when you need them most and remind you of who you are and why you are and that no matter what, it's all ok cause you will always have each other."And for the star that wasn't mere lip service.
Being a solid companion is something the mom of Birdie, 9, and Cricket, 4, "puts a lot of time and energy into," explains Williams. She has this amazing quality: People just fall in love with her. And she had this attitude like, 'I know who I am and don't cross my line.' I just thought, 'I want to be this person when I grow up.' She was my first real friend I ever had."(Proving their bond is as sweet as everyone imagines, Philipps tweeted that she cried when she read Williams' quotes.) alum to connect with Williams, predicting that they'd hit it off."It was like, you know, how people say love at first sight? "We were both really young, and we were both really messy, but it translated in different ways," she explained.
Like, you spend ten minutes with her, and people are like, She's incredible." cast in 2001 as Audrey Liddell—the college student tasked with bringing Katie Holmes' studious Joey Potter out of her straight-laced shell. "Like mine made me kind of weak and hers made her kind of iron."'s was filmed, Philipps was the defender.
I think she's very curious about the immediate feedback of fans and people you know, giving you reinforcement.
Rather, speculates the actress, "I think it's fascinating to her, because it's so outside of what she would normally do or project.I've never shared it, because I'm hyper protective of [Williams] and her daughter. Everyone's allowed to have their own feelings about something that happens."And while she said "certain people in the public feel protective" in regards to Ledger's story, Williams wasn't among her critics.As she told the outlet, "I trust her judgment implicitly."In her mind, their kinship belongs in the lofty BFF hall of fame alongside the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King.Age UK works with a number of friendship centres across the country.They provide a great way to meet like-minded people and make friends in your area.