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Sue Perkins and Anna Richardson 'split after seven years together'

The pair are said to be "devastated"

2021-06-30

Words: Alastair James; pictures: ITV/Channel 4

Sue Perkins and Anna Richardson have split up, according to reports.

Sources close to the former Bake Off presenter and the Naked Attraction star claim they’re “devastated”.

Sue, 51, and Anna, 50, met in 2013, with Anna declaring they were in a relationship in a 2015 interview with Lorraine Kelly. 

“It’s really sad”

A close friend of the pair said [as per The Sun]: “It’s really sad. Both Anna and Sue are devastated.

"We’re all hoping they can patch things up and sort out their differences but for now it appears to be all over.”

Speaking about the relationship in 2015, Richardson said on Lorraine: "We've known each other for a few years, we've got mutual friends - you know what it's like in TV, you tend to know people.

“I was with my boyfriend for nearly 20 years, and I've known Sue on the circuit, but about a year and a half ago we met at a party and I was recently single and we just...

"All I can say, there was an understanding between us and for me the planets aligned and I just thought, 'This person' - it's not even about a woman - 'this person is absolutely extraordinary'."

Speaking with Hello! Magazine last year, Anna said she had “toyed with the idea of fostering or adopting a child," but that she was only speaking for herself.

Attitude has approached representatives for Anna and Sue for comment.

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