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Mary Portas Splits From Her Wife After Being Married For 17 Years

News by Krijana Duwal Published on 21 May,2019 Updated on 21 May,2019

Mary Portas Has Called It A Quit!!! She And Her Wife Melanie Rickey Have Confirmed The Split.

  • Mary Portas has revealed that she and her wife Melanie Rickey have called it a quit.
  • Mary and Melanie have been together since 2002.
  • The couple shares a six years old son together.
  • They were the first couple to do so when same-sex marriage was made legal in the UK.
  • The couple was in an on and off relationship in the past year.
  • The pair has already sold their £5million home located in North West London.
  • Melanie gave birth to their son, Horatio via IVF. It was Mary’s brother who donated sperm.

English retail consultant and broadcaster Mary Portas has revealed that she and her wife Melanie Rickey have called it a quit. The couple, who has been together since 2002, have split up.

Mary and Melanie, who share a six years old son together, converted their long-partnership to a marriage in 2004. They were the first couple to do so when same-sex marriage was made legal in the UK.

CAPTION: Melanie Rickey and Mary Portas SOURCE: Pink News

The Sun reported that the couple was in an on and off relationship in the past year. As per reports, the pair has already sold their £5million home located in North West London. They have even planned to move into separated houses nearby.

The couple has even released a statement announcing that they have decided to separate after being together for seventeen years. They also announced that there is no one involved.

They added:

We have spent the last year consciously managing our separation in as good-heartedly, open, and mature a way as possible to ensure a smooth, amicable evolution for us.

The couple also claimed that they will remain a friend and will be committed co-parents to three beautiful humans (plus Walter the dog!). They admitted to be good friends and will share much together going forward.

Back in 2013, Melanie gave birth to their son, Horatio via IVF. It was Mary’s brother who donated sperm.

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