Jessica Marais has been photographed with her daughter, Scout, for the first time in nearly three years

Jessica Marais is pictured with her daughter, Scout, for the first time since May 2020.

The former Packed to the Rafters star, 37, cuddles up to Scout, 10, in a photo shared to Instagram last Tuesday as they attend a family gathering with Jessica’s ex-fiancé and Scout’s father James Stewart, 47, and wife Sarah Roberts, 38.

Proving that all is well among the blended family, Jessica smiled as she wrapped her arms around Scout and her ex-partner Sarah’s new flame.

Troubled actress Jessica Marais, 37, was photographed with her daughter Scout, 10, for the first time in nearly three years while attending a family gathering with ex-husband James Stewart, 47, and new wife Sarah Roberts, 38, last Tuesday (all in the picture)

Troubled actress Jessica Marais, 37, was photographed with her daughter Scout, 10, for the first time in nearly three years while attending a family gathering with ex-husband James Stewart, 47, and new wife Sarah Roberts, 38, last Tuesday (all in the picture)

Also seen in the crowd were Jessica’s sister Clara Marais, as well as Clara’s partner and young children.

“Family,” James simply captioned the sweet photo.

Fans were thrilled to see the friendly relationship between James and Jessica, with one commenting: “I love that both parents work for their kids. Nice to see Jess with everyone.

Proving that all is well among the blended family, a smiling Jessica wraps her arms around Scout and her ex-partner Sarah's new flame.  (Pictured in LR: James, Sarah, Jessica, Scout)

Proving that all is well among the blended family, a smiling Jessica wraps her arms around Scout and her ex-partner Sarah’s new flame. (Pictured in LR: James, Sarah, Jessica, Scout)

They were last pictured together in May 2020 during an emotional encounter - seen here - that happened a week after the actress was hospitalized following a welfare check.

They were last pictured together in May 2020 during an emotional encounter – seen here – that happened a week after the actress was hospitalized following a welfare check.

I’ve been wondering how Jess works. How great to see everyone together. Big beautiful family! Another added.

This heartwarming photo marks the first time Jessica has been photographed in public with Scout in nearly three years.

The mother and daughter were last photographed together in May 2020 during an emotional reunion that happened a week after the troubled actress was taken to hospital after being looked after by emergency services.

James dated Jessica from 2010 to 2015 and they welcomed Scout in May 2012. Photo taken together on December 15, 2010 in Sydney

James dated Jessica from 2010 to 2015 and they welcomed Scout in May 2012. Photo taken together on December 15, 2010 in Sydney

James married fellow Home And Away star Sarah in 2019. The couple was pictured together earlier this month.

James married fellow Home And Away star Sarah in 2019. The couple was pictured together earlier this month.

The pictures showed the wrong star wrapping her arms around the scout, Who brought her a colorful handmade card as a gift for Mother’s Day.

The emotional moment took place outside Jessica’s house in Coogee, Sydney.

She smiled as she looked at the card that had the message, “Me [heart] “Happy Mother’s Day” inside the heart.

Just a week ago, emergency crews were called to Jessica's eastern suburbs home for a welfare check.  (Pictured: Jessica attends the 2018 Logie Awards)

Just a week ago, emergency crews were called to Jessica’s eastern suburbs home for a welfare check. (Pictured: Jessica attends the 2018 Logie Awards)

A timeline of Jessica Marais’ personal struggles

1994She watched her father, the dean of the university, Tony Marais, die of a heart attack at the age of nine

2014She speaks for the first time about her struggle with bipolar disorder in an interview with The Australian Women’s Weekly

2015: Jessica has split from her partner, James Stewart, after six turbulent years together

June 2018: Withdrew from Logie Awards because she is receiving treatment for “urgent” problems at The Health Clinic, a mental health facility in Bronte

September 2018Bad Mothers: Channel 9 pulled out of Bad Mothers a month before filming was scheduled to begin

2019Halifax: Retribution, reboot of the ’90s Halifax fp drama

February 2020: announces she is stepping away from Back to the Rafters for “personal reasons”

May 2020: She raises concern when emergency crews are called to her home in eastern Sydney for a welfare check

August 2020: Jessica Karen’s mother passes away

James, who dated Jessica from 2010 to 2015, watched from afar.

Just a week ago, emergency crews were called to Jessica’s eastern suburbs home for a welfare check.

Three officers were seen ringing Jessica’s doorbell around midday before two paramedics entered the building.

Minutes later, Jessica appears in black leggings and a gray cardigan as she slowly descends the stairs with the help of paramedics.

She was taken to an ambulance where she was placed on a stretcher and taken to the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick.

An eyewitness told Daily Mail Australia that she was not wearing any shoes, her hair was a “tousled mess” and she was in an “obvious state of distress”.

Jessica and James, who met on the set of Packed to the Rafters in 2007, have been co-parenting since their split in 2015.

James went on to marry fellow Home And Away co-star Sarah in 2019.

Jessica has had a tough few years.

The mother of one of the children, who has bipolar disorder, was unable to attend the July 2018 Logie Awards because she was receiving treatment for “urgent” problems at The Health Clinic, a mental health facility in Bronte.

During treatment, she attended daily counseling sessions and had access to nurses, psychiatrists, and psychologists.

Jessica reportedly followed a detox and inpatient health program, with inpatient programs averaging $25,000 for a month.

In September 2018, the South African-born star announced that she was withdrawing from the Channel Nine show Bad Mothers a month before filming was scheduled to begin.

“Jessica has decided to step away from acting for the remainder of 2018 to focus on her health and spend time with her family,” her manager said at the time.

The mother of one of the children, who has bipolar disorder, was unable to attend the Logie Awards in July 2018 because she was receiving treatment for mental health problems.

The mother of one of the children, who has bipolar disorder, was unable to attend the July 2018 Logie Awards because she was receiving treatment for “urgent” problems at The Health Clinic, a mental health facility in Bronte. Pictured: Jessica shines with her award for Best Actress at the 2016 Logie Awards

In July 2019, it was announced that Jessica would return to screens in Halifax: Retribution, a reboot of the 1990s Halifax fp drama, starring alongside Rebecca Gibney and Anthony LaPaglia.

However, reports claimed two months later that she had withdrawn from the series.

Then inebruary 2020, Jessica shocked fans by announcing that she would be giving up the upcoming return to Rafters for “personal reasons.”

Jessica now works as a waitress in a cafe in Sydney.

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Inebruary 2020, Jessica shocked fans by announcing that she would give up returning to Rafters for 'personal reasons'.

Inebruary 2020, Jessica shocked fans by announcing that she would give up returning to Rafters for ‘personal reasons’.


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