Nigella Lawson’s daughter helped her to find happiness again after her divorce

The 59-year-old TV chef and Charles Saatchi, 76, had an acrimonious split in 2013 after 10 years of marriage and Nigella said her daughter Cosima Diamond, 25 – from her first marriage, to the late John Diamond – helped her cope.

Speaking to the Sunday Mirror newspaper, she said: “I have been forced to be guarded. I used to be more open and I’d like to think I will be again.

“Cosima said to me, ‘Mum, would you rather be a real person like you or someone who has hair and make-up done to go to the supermarket? It is better to be a real person.’ She’s right.”

Nigella also praised her son Bruno for his support, but admitted that her children love to tease her too

She said: “When I am on TV I cook the food that I cook at home but my children always tease me. I do a running commentary at home of my life, like I do on TV.”

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Meanwhile, Nigella previously admitted that moving on after her split from Charles was tough, for a number of reasons, including financial.

She admitted: “I had to start my life again at 53, get a mortgage at an age when you’re supposed to be paying it all off.

“I do have to work. But I only do a TV programme every other year. It’s not like I’m there all the time.”

Author: BANG Showbiz