The duo filmed the series together in the fall of 2020 in Canada, taking part in attractive former lovers who get caught in a love triangle. Within the present, Shahi’s character, Billie, is married to Cooper (Mike Vogel) however yearns for her wilder days when she connected with Demos’ Brad.
Offscreen, the L Word alum was going by a divorce when the risqué function got here into her life — and never essentially fascinated with discovering love once more.
Us Weekly exclusively confirmed in June 2020 that Shahi and Steve Howey had separated two months prior after 11 years of marriage. The previous spouses, who share three kids, son William and twins Violet and Knox, finalized their divorce in January 2021.
Shahi wrapped Sex/Life one month previous to her divorce being finalized. On the time, she mirrored on how a lot her life had modified over the previous few months.
“And it’s a wrap on Billie Mann. @sexlife. My alter ego,” she captioned a series of photos of her on-camera persona in December 2020. “The layered, wildly complicated, hurricane of a personality I had the dignity of portraying. The saint and the sinner wrapped up in a messy pink bow.”
The Texas native then obtained a bit extra private, including, “This present was extra than simply one other gig. It modified the path of my life. It unleashed components of my coronary heart I had hidden for thus lengthy. It helped me discover my fact. I used to be damaged open. Lastly.”
When celebrating her birthday in January 2021, the Individual of Curiosity alum once more reflected on her good fortune, noting that her relationship with Demos is without doubt one of the many “privileges” she’s been afforded as she’s grown older.
“It’s a privilege to get up day by day with pleasure as to what the day COULD deliver, to have a look at Christmas lights and Halloween decorations with extra astonishment than my children,” she wrote by way of Instagram on the time. “To get giddy on the scent of pages of a freshly opened e-book. To have discovered my love @adam_demos, to chuckle till the solar comes up (sleep is boring), to bounce when there’s no music.”
4 months later, Shahi gushed over her man when celebrating his birthday, admiring how two very completely different folks may very well be an ideal match.
“Not precisely certain how two folks on reverse sides of the world may have extra in frequent, had been meant to satisfy, had been meant to be collectively,” she wrote by way of Instagram in Might 2021. “However I do know I met my soulmate.”
The UnREAL alum replied: “My without end and extra.. I really like you so f–king a lot my child ❤️❤️❤️❤️.”
Shahi later commented on Demos’ own birthday post, writing, “My child … you’re value every little thing and extra. Gonna have a good time you without end.”
Scroll all the way down to relive Shahi and Demos’ most romantic moments as a pair: