"You can't really get mad at David because he's not a malicious person," Courtney said in a recent interview with Harpaar's Bazaar (via the HuffingtonPost). "He was dealing with things the best way he could. And don't get me wrong, he was on a show for entertainment. He knew what he was doing. I don't know what's going to happen, but I don't think he'll be doing more Howard Stern any time soon. He's not out to harm."
Although we can't quite fathom how David would think talking about his hookup with a waitress would be fine with his wife, we admire how much Courtney cares about him .David Arquette's Bad Breakup Lands Him In Rehab For The New Year
"I'm his biggest protector. I can't help it," Courtney admitted.
But even before the pair went public with their marital problems, others often wondered about their marriage. Like her character Monica on Friends, Courtney seems to have a more serious, grounded personality, while David always appeared to be more of a jokester and even "kooky." To top it off, David is seven years younger than Courtney.
Despite this, the two always seemed to be very much in love. So what went wrong?
Courtney told Harpaar's Bazaar,"I just had a moment of looking at our relationship, and there wasn't anything in particular, but it brought up a lot of stuff."
Soon after his tell all on the Howard Stern Show, David had another breakdown on the show, entered rehab, and even folllowed in Tom Cruise's foosteps and opened up about his felings on Oprah.
Though Courtney has said that she felt like a real life cougar while being married to David, she never seemd to mind.
"I don't find the whole cougar word that offensive. And also, a cougar is someone who takes care of herself and goes out with younger guys. She doesn't need a man to take care of her," the actress said, who ironically stars on the television show Cougar Town.
Nevertheless, according to David, Courtney didn't want to "mother him anymore."
Either way, the Scream stars clearly still care about each other. We just hope their separation and David's resulting breakdown won't keep them apart permanently.