Ricki Lake has opened up about her ex-husband Christian Evans' suicide.
The former talk show host, 48, tells People magazine that she was living with Evans, who suffered from bipolar disorder, just months before he tragically took his own life from a self-inflicted gunshot at age 45. It was horrific - he just wasn't the person I had been with for four years,' she said of his manic state.
(Photo Credits: Getty Images | Splash) Ricki's latest weight fluctuation is reportedly due to her recent divorce from her second husband, jewelry designer .
The former couple — who tied the knot in 2012 — announced their separation after two years of marriage last October.
Read more » Daytime talk-show diva Ricki Lake first shot to fame as the high-stepping Rubenesque star of the cult hit film "Hairspray" (1988).
For anyone who has ever lost a family member or friend to mental illness, my heart goes out to you.
I am a greater person for having known him and spent the past 6 and a half years of my life with him.
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" [ Ricki Lake is understandably still reeling from the death of her ex-husband Christian Evans.