DARIUS Campbell Danesh, who rose to fame on ITV talent show Pop Idol, has died at the age of 41.
Darius lived in the US and found love with Canadian actress Natasha Henstridge, but the couple divorced a few years after their marriage.
Who is Natasha Henstridge?
Natasha Tonya Henstridge is a Canadian actress and model born on August 15, 1974.
She was born in Springdale, Newfoundland, but raised in Fort McMurray, Alberta, with her younger brother, Shane.
She married US actor Damian Chapa in 1995 and they divorced in 1996.
Henstridge came to prominence in 1995 with her debut role in the science-fiction thriller Species, followed by Species II.
She went on to star in movies The Whole Nine Yards, Ghosts of Mars, and The Whole Ten Yards.
Since 2019, she has been starring in the CBC TV series Diggstown.
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When did Natasha Henstridge marry Darius Campbell Danesh?
Henstridge began a relationship with Scottish singer Darius Campbell in 2004.
They got engaged but broke it off in early 2010 after work commitments forced them apart.
However, they were reunited after five months and almost immediately got engaged.
They eventually tied the knot at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara in February 2011.
The secret ceremony was only attended by Natasha's sons.
Darius told Hello! magazine: "No-one knew we were there and that sense of it just being for us was very exciting – it felt a little bit naughty and secretive."
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When did Natasha Henstridge and Darius Campbell Danesh get divorced?
The couple filed for divorce in July 2013, and the divorce was finalized in February 2018.
Speaking previously on Loose Women, Darius said: "In the most bittersweet and wonderful way, we’re dear friends.
"We filed for divorce three years ago. I really meant what I said, when you stand in front of someone and you say I'm going to give you my life, you mean it.
"And if you don't, you shouldn't be in it, so get out.
He added: "We tried to make it work and we’ve separated and we’re divorcing. But in the best way and we’re still friends."
The couple briefly reunited in 2016 and were spotted kissing on a dinner date and heading to the theatre.
Do they have any children together?
Darius and Natasha did not have any children together.
However Darius was stepfather to Natasha's two sons, Tristan River, born in 1998, and Asher Sky, born in 2001.
Darius admitted the break-up with Natasha was complicated because he became a father figure to her sons.
Speaking on GMTV, he said: "Natasha had two incredible children, Tristan and Asher, and I had the fortune of – over many years – being a very close friend to them and I shudder to say the word stepfather, but you grow to love these children as closely as you could your own.
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"And so that makes a break up difficult, but actually it's been a very positive experience because we're both excited about future challenges and opportunities and our careers. "
Natasha shares the two boys with actor Liam Waite who she dated from 1996 until 2004.
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