Sarah Silverman’s go-to post-breakup meal is simultaneously sad and sweet.
Following the announcement of her split from Michael Sheen, the I Love You, America star showed off some custom M&M’s she got from Kate Beckinsale—who was also formerly in a long-term relationship with Sheen. Engraved in each piece of chocolate candy was a photo of Silverman kissing Sheen on the cheek.
“Been ending every night with a microwaved bowl of personalized m&ms given to me by the very thoughtful and very cruel @katebeckinsale to remind me that I’m alone in this world,” Silverman joked on Instagram “So very alone. THANKS, KATE.” (She elaborated that she prefers her M&M’s melted, hence the microwave situation. )
The comedian announced her split with Sheen via Twitter on Monday. “The great @michaelsheen & I consciously uncoupled over Christmas,” she wrote, clarifying, “I mean, not ‘over Christmas’ — like that wasn’t the fight that ended it. No fight. We just live in different countries & it got hard. Felt we should just tell y’all so u stop askin, ‘How’s Michael/How’s Sarah?'” The pair had been in a long distance relationship since 2014, with the Welsh actor spending most of his time in the U.K.
Beckinsale and Sheen were together for 8 years from 1995 to 2003, and the amicable exes share a 19-year-old daughter, Lily Mo Beckinsale-Sheen.
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Beckinsale has previously gushed about Silverman, telling ES Magazine in December of 2016: “I really love her […] and we are really lucky that we both get on, and Lily gets on great with her. Having as many strong females in your teenage daughter’s life as possible is a good thing.”
UPDATE: Beckinsale clarified that she gave Silverman the M&M’s before the break-up, not after. “I gave them to you on Christmas Day ! In my house ! When you were together! Of course I support you microwaving his head at any time I just have to make it clear I’m not actually insane. Love you lady ❤,” she commented on Silverman’s Instagram. The comedian also updated her post to add: “I’m seeing stuff on twitter about this and need to clear up I’m KIDDING (good lord) she gave me these for Christmas before M & I broke up!!!!”