Despite being in the relationship for twenty-eight years, it was in 2012 when Kristy McNichol and Martie Allen came out of the closet. There are many fans who are still ignorant of Kristy’s relationship status.

The couple is now married and the fans also want them to start a family. Do you want to know more about her relationship status? Well, then read along as we take a detour into Kristy’s relationship status.

Kristy McNichol’s Relationship with Martie Allen.

The couple is together for more than two decades now. They have shared many details about their relationship. Kristy and Martie featured in the 1980 movie Little Darlings. We can guess it was on the movie set the couple first locked eyes with each other.

Kristy McNichol (left) with her partner Martie Allen (right) playing sports

The 1980 movie also featured Tatum O’Neal, Matt Dillon, and Cynthia Nixon. After the meeting, the couple remained friends for years. During the time, Martie Allen was dating other men. But after the closeness between Kristy and Allen started to grow, Martie forgot about the other gender.

The pair officially began their lesbian relationship in 1991 and their bond is still strong as ever. When the duo began their relationship, people were not as acceptance towards homosexuality as today. So, the couple kept their relationship very secret.

Kristy McNichol’s coming out of the closet…and her Married Life

After nearly twenty-one years, Kristy decided to announce her sexuality and as well as her partner. In 2012, McNichol decided to reveal her lesbian partner because to spread the message among the youths. According to her, Kristy did not want youths to face bullying because of their sexuality.

According to Jeff Ballard,

“Kristy is very sad about kids being bullied. She hopes that coming out can help kids who need support and would like to help others who feel different.”

Kristy McNichol (right) and Martie Allen (left) attending a party together

McNichol quit her acting career to focus on her health. Martin Allen and Kristy married each other in a private wedding ceremony. The date and venue of the wedding event are not disclosed. Kristy is in a blissful marital relationship.

The couple stood by each other side during their hard time and because of that their bond has grown stronger than ever. Two times Emmy Award-winning actress, Kristy, however, does not share any children together with her partner.

Kristy McNichol suffered from Bipolar Disorder…

Friends actor suffered from Bipolar Disorder during the 90s. When she was suffering from her disorder, it also hampered Martie Allen career. But Marie stood right by Kristy side and took care of her.

These are the things which made the couple bond very strong. Kristy is living a very healthy and happy life with Martie in Los Angeles. To remain fit, McNichol involves herself in Yoga and tennis. Besides that, Kristy also spends a lot of time with her dog and also owns miniature dachshunds.

Kristy McNichol getting ready to play tennis

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