Bell added that she feels really grateful and honoured that Shepard felt he could trust her. “I feel grateful that I was allowed into the inner circle.”
Bell then said that Shepard “saved” himself without the help of anyone else. “Nobody saved you but you, and your courage and boldness to say, ‘I feel like I’m slipping’ or ‘I did slip and I need to be honest before it gets worse,’ and I’m just grateful to all parties involved. I think we did a really good job, team,” she said.
Bell added that she feels really grateful and honored that Shepard felt he could trust her. “I feel grateful that I was allowed into the inner circle.”
Talking about the year 2020, he says he feels guilty for admitting that he had a great year. “I feel guilty saying this, but I still loved this year immensely. I loved this year. I had a great year. I’m saying though even with two surgeries and a relapse and shame spiral and all this stuff, still a great year for me. I think we’re very lucky to say that,” he said. Kristen added, “Because we’re not out of work and we’re not looking at eviction and we’re not struggling to put food on the table”.