Julie Bowen Marriage Trouble Claim Is False
Julie Bowen is not having marriage trouble, contrary to a claim in one of the tabloids. Gossip Cop can correct the report.
The story in question can be found in the new issue of Star, which features the headline, “Julie Bows Out.” It’s said in the accompanying article, “Julie Bowen was a shoo-in for Best Dressed at the 2016 Emmy Awards on Sept. 18, but there was one accessory suspiciously missing from her ensemble: her wedding ring!” And so, the magazine declares, “The ‘Modern Family’ matriarch is on the rocks with her husband of 12 years, software developer Scott Phillips.”
“Between her hectic schedule and taking care of the kids, Julie’s stretched thin,” a so-called “insider” says to the publication. The alleged tipster goes on, “Sometimes, she says she feels like a single parent, doing the school run and chauffeuring their three boys without any support from Scott, who’s always at the office. Now that she’s not wearing her wedding ring? That’s not a good sign.”
It’s also not a good sign that this piece is coming from Star. That’s the same outlet that messed up a “Modern Family” story just two months ago. In July, the tabloid falsely claimed Bowen’s cast mate (and on-screen daughter) Ariel Winter was getting fired rom the show. Executive producer Steve Levitan personally slammed the article in a statement exclusively given to Gossip Cop.
Now it seems the magazine’s reporting on the “Modern Family” stars hasn’t improved much in the time since. Yes, Bowen wasn’t wearing her wedding ring at the Emmys earlier this month. But she didn’t wear it at last year’s ceremony, either (see photo below).
In other words, the outlet seems to be making much ado about nothing. Like many stars, Bowen simply opted for statement jewelry, and that’s really the only statement she was making. It has nothing to with her marriage, and a rep for the actress denies the magazine’s claims of marital trouble.
By the way, Bowen’s wedding ring was back on when she and Phillips cuddled up at an event together just days ago. That photo can also be seen below.