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A Refresher on Melissa Benoist's Past Marriage to Former 'Glee' Co-Star Blake Jenner


Melissa Benoist may star as Supergirl on The CW's hit superhero show, but she's talking about her vulnerabilities surrounding her previous struggle with domestic abuse in a powerful Instagram live video. The actress, who has led the show for five seasons, discussed a previous relationship during which she dealt with Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).

Melissa did not name her abuser in the video (she is now married to her co-star Chris Wood), but she received a ton of support from fans and fellow celebrities who used the hashtag #IStandWithMelissa.

Before marrying Chris in 2019, Melissa was married to her former Glee co-star Blake Jenner. Read on for a timeline of Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner's relationship, from their on-screen meeting to their subsequent relationship and marriage.