Former EastEnders actress Rita Simons is splitting from her partner of 14 yrs.
The actress, forty three, who performed Roxy Mitchell in the BBC cleaning soap, has named time on her relationship to hairdresser Theo Silveston and the pair have been secretly living aside.
The split was verified by Rita’s representatives, the Day-to-day Star reports.
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Rita’s agent advised the publication: “Rita and Theo have been separated for virtually two yrs and Theo moved out of the household home some time in the past.
“They are at present finalising their divorce, and amicably co-parenting their two daughters.”
The pair, who are imagined to have split on very good terms, share twin daughters, Jamiee and Maiya, 14.
Theo has moved out of the household home in Elstree, Hertfordshire, and a resource has advised the Day-to-day Star that Rita knows the split was the “right determination.”
“The split has been a big improve for Rita, but she knows it truly is the correct determination,” mentioned the insider.
They ongoing: “She and Theo are even now on very good terms, which has made all the things a lot simpler.”
Rita joined EastEnders in 2007 and starred alongside Samantha Womack’s character Ronnie for 10 yrs. The pair had been agency favourites on the exhibit.
Nevertheless, bosses determined to destroy off the people in 2017 and Rita has due to the fact long gone on to star in a collection of phase roles, together with taking part in Caro Harcourt in The Dwelling on Cold Hill and Skip Hedge in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.
Rita has also starred in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!