Tea Leoni has found a shoulder to cry on after separating from husband DAVID DUCHOVNY - ANGELINA JOLIE's ex Billy Bob Thornton.
The two stars became friends while shooting new movie Manure, in which Leoni plays a cosmetics boss forced to take over her father's fertiliser business.
And now, Thornton has become a big help as Leoni faces the end of of her 11-year marriage.
She tells More magazine, "Billy Bob Thornton is maybe my new favourite person in the world."
Leoni and Duchovny confirmed they had split in a press statement released on Wednesday (15Oct08).