BILL STAR BEN RICHARDS AND WIFE ANNOUNCE SEPARATION
Exclusive pictures: Bill and Helen appear the loving couple in this shoot taken in May of this year.
Footballers’s Wives and the bill actor Ben Richards has split from his wife Helen after a 15-year long relationship, it has been revealed.
The news is the latest in a sting of devastating development for the 40-year old actor, who is battling bowel cancer.
Ben’s estranged wife Helen announced the split on her twitter page describing it as 15 years down the drain!
Made famous by his TV roles in Footballer’s Wives and the Bill, Ben has spent this year undergoing gruelling chemotherapy, radiotherapy and at last two operations to try to blitz a 6cm tumour.
When he first received the diagnosis, he describes Helen, 38, as “my rock by my side.”
The couple lived together in st Albans Hertfordshire, with their two dogs, and were actively trying to start a family.
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