Elisabeth Moss’ marriage to Fred Armisen has been over for longer than it lasted. Yet, the Mad Men star admitted she’s still coming to terms with the experience.
“Looking back, I feel like I was really young, and at the time I didn’t think that I was that young,” Elisabeth told Vulture of her eight-month marriage to Fred, which ended in 2010. “It was extremely traumatic and awful and horrible. At the same time, it turned out for the best. I’m glad that I’m not there. I’m glad that it didn’t happen when I was 50. I’m glad I didn’t have kids. And I got that out of the way. Hopefully. Like, that’s probably not going to happen again.”
Elisabeth — who once smartly slammed Fred as being best at impersonations of “normal people” — didn’t make any effort to flatter her ex-husband. For his part, Fred told Howard Stern in early January he agrees with the evaluation, admitting he was a “terrible husband.”
“I want it all … fast. I want to be married, I want to live together… and then somewhere around a year or two years, I get freaked out. I freak out emotionally and then I actually feel like ‘Oh my God, who’s this stranger in my house?,” he said, agreeing with Howard’s evaluation he feels “entitled to more women.”
Less than a week after Elisabeth and Fred split, sources confirmed he was dating SNL co-star Abby Elliott. They broke up the following year.