Alice Evans previously appeared on Lorraine to discuss the breakdown of her marriage to Ioan Gruffudd, who she married in 2007
Alice Evans asked for advice as she struggles to face her first Christmas since splitting from her estranged husband Ioan Gruffudd.
The couple, who are parents to daughters Ella and Elsie together, announced their shock split earlier this year after Ioan, 48, filed for divorce.
Alice, 53, has since claimed that her estranged husband has been having a three-year affair behind her back.
And now, the mum-of-two has been preparing to celebrate her first Christmas without Ioan in a long while.
“You know I didn’t expect it to be this hard,” she tweeted. “Here I am with my two girls + our dog and our Christmas tree.
“It’s only our 7th year as a proper family. It’s gotten better each time. But now my hub has moved on. New Girlfriend new life. I’m just… I’m still in shock.”
Alice had met Ioan on the set of 102 Dalmatians in 2000, with the two getting engaged six years later.
They got married in an intimate ceremony in Mexico in September 2007.
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It was revealed earlier this year that Alice and Ioan split on New Year’s Day, with the actor filing for divorce in March.
Ioan later went public with his Harrow co-star Bianca Wallace.
Alice has been having a hard time with the news of his new girlfriend and previously said that the new couple ‘are besotted’ with one another.
She also added that she needed to ‘accept that’.
“I’ve been so careful for 20 years. because I wanted a private life. so I looked at them, felt a little embarrassed, also a little warm…” she previously wrote.
“If they’re that in love then let’s try to make it work for them. and I deliberately did not post or mention anything. and no longer intend to…
“They’re clearly besotted with each other abs i need to accept that. ( Besides, i’ve never had so many hot guys ask me out on DM I’m quite overwhelmed!!!”
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In early November, Alice appeared on Lorraine to discuss the end of her and Ioan’s marriage.
Alice thanked the host for allowing her on the programme to tell her side of the story and explained that he hasn’t spoken to her.
“No,” she said when asked if they were still communicating. “He won’t talk to me. He’ll talk to me only through lawyers. He’ll rarely talk to the children on FaceTime and when I lean in, he’ll call the lawyers.”
Quizzed on when she realised something was wrong, Alice said: “Only when my husband came back from his last season from a show he was filming in Australia [… before] everything was fine, it was wonderful.
“We were so pleased to get him out of the country, I feel like such a fool… he came in and hugged the kids, then dryly gave me a kiss on the cheek and that was how I knew something was wrong.”
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