She said: “It was tough, but somehow you get through. You can’t live a life and not have ups and downs, can you?
“Michael and I had separated by then, of course, but it was a very sad time, especially for Carly, who was only six when it happened.”
When quizzed on whether the star thought of herself as a resilient person, she confirmed that she is surrounded by strong women in her life.
“Yes, I do think I’m quite strong, but I don’t think that’s just me,” she replied.