Dawn French has opened up about the end of her long marriage to Lenny Henry, after which they’ve remained friends despite alcohol-fueled rows.
The Vicar Of Dibley star, whose marriage to Lenny ended in divorce in 2010, wed Mark Bignell in a Cornish seaside town in April.
She told Australian TV show A Current Affair that the ‘awful thing’ about dating was having to don ‘tight underwear’. ” Speaking of the divorce, she said: “Bit tricky at the end, bit sad, bit of a shame, but at all times the ending of it was a tribute to the way it had always been, with great kindness and massive respect for each other and an understanding that we share a daughter.
She said: “We would all like to be in a nice comfy bra and nice big pants and when you are in a secure relationship you can do that.” She joked: “I’m in the big pants again. “And so we must behave in a civil way and we have no desire to do anything other than that. Everything that needed to be said was said behind closed doors, loudly, fuelled by alcohol, a lot of it.
Prince Harry dated Cressida Bonas from 2012 to 2014, after reportedly being introduced by his cousin Princess Eugenie.
She later admitted in an interview that she felt "pigeonholed" after dating a royal, especially as someone trying to make a name for herself as an actress (she's starred in Mollie King, a singer for girl group the Saturdays, said in 2012 that she'd gone out with Prince Harry "for a drink." Prince Harry reportedly ended things with her because she was too forthcoming about their relationship. Chelsy and Harry dated on and off from 2004 to 2010 after meeting at school, and in 2011, she attended Prince William's wedding to Kate Middleton.
Florence dated Prince Harry briefly in 2011, but they ended things around the time he started his helicopter training with the Army Air Corps. Chelsy worked as a lawyer for a few years after getting her law degree at Leeds University, but she later gave up law to launch a jewelry brand called Aya.
Though their relationship was never official, TV presenter Natalie Pinkham was linked to Prince Harry circa 2003.
They reportedly remained friends after things cooled off, and in 2012, she married Owain Walbyoff. After his split with Chelsy Davy, Prince Harry was linked to Norwegian singer Camilla Romestrand, frontwoman for the band Eddie the Gun.