‘I feel incredibly sad and I’m quite disappointed and shocked’: Vanessa Feltz fights back tears as she opens up on split from 16-year-old partner Ben Ofoedu
Vanessa Feltz has shared an update after confirming that she has split from her 16-year-old partner Ben Ofoedu.
Amid reports that he repeatedly cheated on Vanessa, Vanessa told fans she was “incredibly sad, disappointed and shocked” in a video posted to her Instagram page on Sunday afternoon.
“Well, I haven’t been on Instagram for three weeks and that’s because my relationship with Ben is over after sixteen years and I honestly didn’t know what to tell you on Instagram,” she said. to its subscribers.
“But now it’s clear it’s over and I really feel that once the trust in a relationship is gone you can’t really get it back and that’s what I would say to no one. anybody else to do.”
Her voice cracking, she continued, “And so I just wanted to say that I obviously feel incredibly sad and I’m pretty disappointed and shocked and all this horrible stuff but also full of determination. I’m not going to let this defeat me.
‘Incredibly sad’: Vanessa Feltz has shared an update after confirming she’s split from her partner of 16 years, Ben Ofoedu
“I am so happy to live longer than my mother, she died at 57 and for the Lord’s prayers I will be 61 next month.
“I’m very, very grateful to be alive and I want to continue to feel that and I want to celebrate and find fun and laughter wherever I can.
“I know it won’t be easy, but I’m absolutely determined to do it.”
Vanessa has revealed she has split from her fiancé Ben, as he claims to have “cheated on several other women”.
She told The Sun on Sunday that she was shocked and heartbroken by the alleged infidelity of Phats & Small singer Ben.
Distraught: TV and radio host Vanessa, 60, said she was shocked and heartbroken by the alleged infidelity of the Phats & Small singer Ben (former couple pictured in May last year)
The couple have been together for 16 years and have regularly opened up about their romance, and are often seen cozying up on the red carpet at glitzy events.
But former Celebrity Big Brother housemate Vanessa was reportedly upset to learn of Ben’s ‘double life’.
Vanessa, a This Morning regular, allegedly found a series of social media posts and emails from Ben, 50, to other women.
She said: “I had thought it might take a little longer for this to come out because there’s a lot to deal with – a shock like this takes some getting used to – but I’m extremely sad and disappointed that my 16 year relationship with Ben is over.
“As a dying aunt, I have repeatedly said that once trust in a relationship is gone, it can never be repaired or regained. So I have to follow my own advice on this occasion.