Meagan Good Says Whoopi Goldberg Was ‘Instrumental’ and ‘Eye-Opening’ as She Cut up from Husband of 10 Years

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Whoopi Goldberg performed a crucial function in serving to Meagan Good get by her divorce, the actress reveals.

Throughout her look on Tuesday’s episode of The View, the Harlem costars mirrored on assembly for the primary time greater than 30 years in the past when Good was simply beginning out as an actress.

Good, 41, additionally opened up about her personal life, together with her divorce from DeVon Franklin after almost 10 years of marriage.

“I’ve discovered rather a lot about myself. I’ve rediscovered myself in a number of methods,” she instructed The View co-hosts.

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Meagan Good attends the World Premiere of Netflix’s “Day Shift” at Regal LA Dwell on August 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, California, Whoopi Goldberg attends the grand opening Of SAG-AFTRA Basis’s Robin Williams Middle on October 5, 2016 in New York Metropolis. (Picture by Neilson Barnard/Getty Photographs)

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She saluted Goldberg, 67, and added, “Additionally I gotta say once more, Whoopi was very instrumental in that, as a result of we had some actually good conversations I wanted to have that had been illuminating for me and eye-opening for me.”

Wanting forward, Good mentioned she’s “actually enthusiastic about what’s subsequent,” including, “I am like, ‘All proper, Lord, in the event you allowed it, what’s subsequent, Dad?’ It is thrilling for me low-key. I really feel like I get to start out my life over in some methods and have a second likelihood at no matter’s presupposed to be subsequent.”

She continued, “I am actually embracing that, enthusiastic about it. I do not know what to anticipate and that is sort of superb.”

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Good and Franklin, 44, filed for divorce in December 2021.

On the time, the pair — who wed in June 2012 after assembly on the set of the film Leaping the Broom in 2011 — instructed PEOPLE that there was “nobody at fault” for the top of their marriage and that it marked “the subsequent greatest chapter within the evolution of our love.”

“We’re extremely grateful for the life-changing years we have spent collectively as husband and spouse. We’re additionally extraordinarily grateful to God for the testimony being created inside us each and for blessing our lives with one another,” the pair mentioned of their joint assertion.

DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good attend the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good attend the 2019 Vainness Honest Oscar Get together hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Middle for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

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RELATED: DeVon Franklin Reflects on ‘Painful’ Reality of Living in the ‘I Don’t’ After Split from Meagan Good

This previous December, Franklin, 44, defined the “painful” nature of being on the “other side of a marriage that did not work.”

“It adjustments all the pieces…. I simply purchased a chunk of property, first piece of property. Within the contract: ‘DeVon Franklin, an single man,'” the producer and writer recalled throughout an installment of Purple Desk Discuss. “I would’ve effectively damaged down. As a result of I by no means noticed this second.”

The connection adviser defined that when he mentioned “I do” to his now ex-wife “there was by no means a second once we had been considering ‘I do not.’ “

“So to stay within the ‘I do not,’ you do not know what it is like till you do,” he mentioned.

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Whereas collectively, Good and Franklin documented their romantic journey the best-selling e book The Wait: A Highly effective Follow for Discovering the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love.

After saying their divorce, a supply instructed PEOPLE that Good and Franklin’s breakup was “a very long time coming.”

“Their work schedules typically saved them aside, and so they simply have not been spending a number of time collectively this previous 12 months,” the supply mentioned. “After they did have time of their schedules, it’d typically simply be hours that they’d be capable of spend high quality time collectively.”

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