Rita Simons has revealed that she lost a stone in a divorce.
The former EastEnders star has reportedly finalized her divorce from ex Theo Silveston after two and a half years of separated lives and 14 years of marriage.
Now Rita has opened the lid on her divorce and admitted that she “lost a lot of weight,” especially after doing I’m A Celebrity in 2018.
What did Rita Simons say?
Speak with OK! magazineThe actress said, “I’ve worked non-stop and done well, but I’ve been desperately unhappy – not that anyone knew.
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“I was so busy at home that I drove myself crazy trying to forget everything else.”
She added, “I was physically ill every other week and lost a lot of weight. I lost a rock in the jungle and then another three and a half pounds. I didn’t have a life. “
Rita stated that she had “terrible insomnia” for “about a year.”
She added that when she is unhappy, her sleep “is the first thing to do, and then depression and anxiety is the problem”.
However, Rita admitted that she is now “the happiest I’ve ever been”.
The star is now dating actor Ben Harlow, whom she met while both starring in the 2017 tour production of Legally Blonde.
Rita said OK! that he’s the “cutest, nicest man I’ve ever met”.
The star now lives with her twin daughters Jamiee and Maiya and their dog Harry the Cocker Spaniel.
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Rita recorded the Australian jungle on the 2018 series on the ITV entertainment show I’m A Celebrity.
She finished fourth when soccer manager Harry Redknapp won the show.
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