It's emotional for me, because we’re not together.” Her eyes welled up with tears and her voice wavered as she continued, “I wouldn’t trade that time, it’s such a special time in my life.
But then you see people in their 70s and you go like how do people do it? And I would like to think that I can.” She went on to mention that she and Adler have two "beautiful children" -- son Levi and daughter Sawyer, over whom they share custody -- and "a lot of love for each other." Gilbert is executive producer of "The Talk," which approaches its one-year anniversary in October.
She also had a recurring role on the short-lived CBS sitcom The Class as Fern Velch.
In the second episode of the second season of The Big Bang Theory, Gilbert was elevated to the show's main cast, portraying again a potential love interest of Galecki's character, and at one point a love interest to Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg).
By January 2009, it was announced that the writers did not know how to write for her character full-time, and her status was reduced from regular to recurring.
Gilbert will reprise the role in 2018 for an eight episode revival.
Her mother is the daughter of The Honeymooners creator Harry Crane. Her two older siblings on her mother's side, Melissa Gilbert and Jonathan Gilbert, were stars of Little House on the Prairie.
Gilbert appears alongside Julie Chen, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler.
Gilbert won a Daytime Emmy in 2016 for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show as producer and creator of the show.
The show has been shaking things up in recent months, bringing Kris Jenner and Sheryl Underwood onboard and axing Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Peete.
Sara Gilbert (born Sara Rebecca Abeles; January 29, 1975) is an American actress, best known for her role as Darlene Conner on the ABC sitcom Roseanne from 1988 to 1997, for which she received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
Gilbert returned to prime time television in the fall of 2005 in the sitcom Twins on The WB network.
The sitcom was canceled after one season, when the WB and UPN networks merged as The CW and dropped a number of shows.
The former The couple, who started their romance in 2001, had a rep release a statement saying their decision is "completely amicable," and that they will be sharing custody of their 6-year-old son, Levi, and his younger sister, Sawyer, 4.