THEIR wedlock was one of the most picture-perfect in all of showbiz.
Jamie and Louise Redknapp were both doltishly good-looking, successful, brilliant, rich beyond most humanity’s wildest dreams and, most significantly, totally besotted with Everyone other.
Jamie and Louise Redknapp had it all… until the Stringently curse claimed two more sufferer
That was until the former Everlasting beauty made the fateful arrangement to compete on the last series of Purely Come Dancing — forging a rapid friendship with party carnal model Daisy Lowe.
Now the Redknapps’ 21-gathering relationship lies in tatters, with Louise, 42, having touched out of the family mansion and telling friend they have split.
In the meantime, A League Of Their Own star Jamie, 44, urgently clings to hope he can win her back.
So what has caused one of the blond couples of British showbiz for the gone two decades to so spectacularly – and quickly – come down apart?
Louise’s contact with fellow Strictly character Daisy Lowe, third from unexpended, is said to have contributed to her family woes
The couplet formed a bond while competing on the saltation show, and became even finisher on tour
Perhaps not surprisingly prone the show’s infamous curse, Jamie towards entirely blames Louise’s training in Strictly for their marital dilemma — particularly her new bond with beau contestant Daisy, 28.
A source hurried to the couple revealed: “Strictly fully changed Louise.
“She realised the prize she had for being a performer and a star with a being in her own right was still there.
“She had prostrate over a decade successfully upbringing their children and being a fond wife. But in the end it didn’t fulfil her.
“Of method, that’s difficult for Jamie to believe. He didn’t think there was any affair in the marriage.”
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A well-spring close to Louise and Jamie aforementioned the show ‘completely denatured’ the former pop star
‘She accomplished the passion she had for being a star with a vitality in her own right,’ said the author
Louise Redknapp tops the Strcitly Get Dancing leaderboard with a hot tango In April Louise hinted at quandary, telling John Bishop on his TV palaver show: “I was Jamie Redknapp’s partner for ten years. That’s what I was proclaimed as.
“I don’t mean that in a negative way, it’s clearly amazing but there’s a part of me that furtively enjoys just being Louise.”
The Sun became mindful of cracks in the marriage immediately abaft Strictly runner-up Louise realized the 30-date tour for the BBC demonstrate in February.
Another pal said: “Louise had turn very close to her new friends from Purely – they formed a real shackle.
Louise and Daisy wing in matching costumes
Daisy helped Louise 'rediscover her boyhood', said our source
Louise Redknapp about an Argentine Tango in the Strictly Advance Dancing final “That became fifty-fifty stronger on the tour where Louise became inseparable from Daisy.
“Louise complete up spending a lot more time by from home with Daisy and rediscovering her adolescence.
“That was when Jamie front started confiding in very finale friends that his marriage was in complication.
“Everyone was shocked as it was so out of character but expropriated they would be able to workplace it out.”
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Yesterday Louise returned prematurely from a trip to Majorca with her two sons
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The heavenly body was still wearing her wedding bell
Meanwhile Jamie was pictured at a hand meeting for A League Of Their Own, wearying only a towel
Old end to holiday
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LOUISE Redknapp abandoned a hebdomad’s break in Majorca with the kids yesterday as alienated hubby Jamie urged her: “Be able-bodied.”
Louise, still wearing her Marriage ring, packed her bags abaft just three nights on the key and flew back to London with her sons.
Checking in at chief Palma’s airport, she said: “I am alright. I’ve just been on the telephone to my husband. He told me to be strong.”
Louise refused to remark about her marriage and would not bounce off why she was leaving early but admitted she had “not slept”.
Lag, Jamie was pictured in just a towel by co-character Jack Whitehall at a script call for A League Of Their Own.
Jack posted on-line: “This is normal behaviour.”
Flush more strain was put on the couple thanks to Jamie was spending time at his sire Harry’s mansion in Dorset abaft the 70-year-old suffered a crab scare.
Sources close to Louise insisted rumors of a rift were “complete s***”.
But their dilemma were becoming widely discussed amid their tight-knit aggregation.
We published our first story approximately their 18-year family being “under strain” in Apr.
Aware it was coming, the couple went to Knightsbridge building Zuma the night before, learned they would be pictured.
That is the end time they have been seen calm.
Daisy and Louise enjoying any down time together
Louise so said at an awards do in June: “We’re abundant. Don’t worry about us, everything’s ok.”
But days later we revealed she had affected out of their mansion in Oxshott, County, to another home she owned 15 flash away.
Understandably, Jamie and Louise sustain been desperate to protect their two sons, old 12 and eight.
But last hebdomad Louise told pals she into they have split.
A origin said: “For the moment the matrimony is effectively over. But she remains brick wall to do what’s best for their kids and try to get the family back on track somehow.”
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Happier patch… Louise and Jamie at Robbie Lexicographer's wedding to Kerry Hannon in 2001
Louise told comrade last week that their matrimony is effectively over
However, Sky Amusement pundit Jamie’s pals are speculative if she is making the best decisions for the folk, especially as she plans to be on tour from Sep to December in a production of Cabaret.
One aforementioned: “Jamie has been the rock ethical now. He’s been at the house, sorting the boys out as even as possible and trying to keep article stable for them.
“Louise was forth on the Strictly tour, then stayed with Daisy for a bit, has now affected 15 minutes away and is active to go on tour.”
Jamie has spent the recent few weeks moping around – but hinted at a new attack last week while present the House Festival in Chiswick, W London.
The Stringently finalist will be on tour from Sep to December in a production of Cabaret
The buddy said: “He was enjoying himself and beingness more open about his emanation.
“Jamie is a very good-sounding, wealthy man who has a load of desirable women rash to date him.
“Louise should be watchful what she wishes for or she will end up losing him, which she may disappointment.
“But he is a family man who wants to buy they will sort their quandary out.”
Last year Louise insisted the “Strictly malediction” would not affect her marriage.
But facts of Jamie’s discomfort came when his A Coalition Of Their Own co-stars teased him almost the male dancers.
Jamie is 'a folk man who wants to believe they Testament sort their problems out', states the friend
Jack Whitehall quipped during the Sky demonstrate: “Jamie, is Louise easily spooked? Since she’s about to see a lot of Russian ghoulies I comprehend.”
A backstage source said: “Jamie was maddened. It wasn’t a joke to him.”
Louise, who insisted they both laughed some it later, said as she took on Purely: “Any mum knows when you sustain children you lose a bit of your activity and your own life.
“I feel I’ve attained a bit of time back to go out there and bethink doing what I love.”
Unhappily for Jamie that appears to sustain come at a serious personal reward.