"I had been living with Fred in Los Angeles throughout COVID. In a feature published on Friday, April 15, the Russian Doll actor, 43, said, "I honestly think we broke up because I wanted a swimming pool." "We love one other about as much as two people can love each other, and we're still chatting all the time, but Freddy can't swim."
"It might sound like a boring cause for a breakup, but you've got to do your laps - I'm like Burt Lancaster in The Swimmer — during that epidemic, you've got to get your laps," she explained. So, I bought a property in Los Angeles with a pool. That, therefore, is the actual scandal. "I guess I'm a real bicoastal now."
After attending multiple pre-Emmy Awards events together, Us Weekly reported in August 2014 that the Orange Is The New Black alum had been dating the Saturday Night Live veteran, 55. Throughout the night, the duo acted "extremely flirtatious" and chatted "quite closely," according to one eyewitness.
Maya Rudolph, who acted as matchmaker, brought the now-ex-couple together.
During a September 2019 interview with Glamour, she recounted her "Grey Gardens period," recalling that Rudolph, 49, and Armisen went by her apartment to find her chain-smoking and wearing just a silk robe and sunglasses. "'Welcome, child,' I remarked as I took out a copy of [Legs McNeil's] Please Kill Me and autographed it. Fred, such a name. Warm greetings on your auspicious day. 'I wish you good luck with the book.' He still has it in his possession."