Ricki-Lake has announced the devastating news that her ex husband, and on-off partner, Christian Evans has passed away.
The star took to Instagram to reveal that jewelry designer has passed following a battle with bipolar disorder.
‘It is with a heavy heart that I share that my beloved soulmate, Christian Evans has passed.
‘The world didn’t understand this man, but I did. He succumbed to his life long struggle with bipolar disorder. 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. He was a man of love and what mends my broken heart today is knowing that he is finally at peace and his spirit is free. Rest in peace, my love.’
The couple wed in 2014, and separated in late 2014 – months later announcing they had put their divorce on hold.
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