Arquette Hopes Cox Comments Help Other Couples

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October 28, 2010 | 4:20am EST

David Arquette has defended his decision to speak candidly about the break down of his relationship with Courteney Cox, insisting he went public to help others also suffering marital troubles.
The couple announced plans for a “trial separation” earlier this month after 11 years of marriage and the Scream actor subsequently called Howard Stern’s Sirius Satellite Radio show to discuss the break-up.

Arquette came under fire for talking about their sex life, but he defied the criticism and returned to the airwaves on Stern’s show on Wednesday.

And the actor insists he wants to tell the truth to help other couples working out their issues.

He tells the Associated Press, “A lot of people are going through stuff like that, and it just helps to kind of hear a celebrity that’s experiencing the same kind of things… I know I probably offend some people. I have been talking a little too much so I’m trying not to talk as much.”

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