New to dating after divorce
She had previously been on the Strictly UK tour for nine months.
She said: “I became a sort of Stepford Wife, wanting to be perfect at it. “I’ve spent most of my life pleasing everyone else, thinking I should always do the right thing by staying at home, looking after my kids and my husband.But since separating she has been hell-bent on portraying her time in the marriage as a Stepford Wife.By most accounts, Jamie had no issue with Louise focusing on her career.” In another chat she admitted Jamie had taken a surprising interest in the show. "He said, ‘I think this is going to be great for you, get back out there, show everyone who you are’.Louise, who was paired with pro dancer Kevin Clifton, said: “When I first started I thought, this is so not up Jamie’s street. "It’s really nice to see someone you love extremely proud of you.JAMIE and Louise were seen as one of the entertainment industry’s most enduring and glamorous couples.
Each Saturday Jamie traipsed to the Strictly studio to support his wife, who saw the show as her way to return to the spotlight.
“Louise has filed the paperwork and there’s no going back.” It means the marriage is officially the latest victim of the BBC dance show’s infamous curse.
Sources say Louise’s spell on Strictly reignited her desire to be back in the limelight and be more than just a mum-at-home.
“It takes me back 20 years to when we met and I was on stage. ” Jamie and Louise wed on holiday in Bermuda in 1998.
They got engaged and married all in the same week, shunning a showbiz do.
“He is out and about again with his friends and having a laugh.” The source added: “Louise worked throughout the marriage — as a TV presenter, talent show judge, lingerie model and brand ambassador — with Jamie’s full support.