Entertainment Alan Carr discusses marriage split to estranged husband Paul Drayton
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The comedian, 46, and his party planner partner, 50, who had been together for 13 years - announced their separation in January after three years of marriage.
Alan spoke about the split on Thursday's edition ofwhile promoting his new TV show and his recent tour.
Chatting with presenters Charlotte Hawkins and Adil Ray, the Chatty Man star explained how he found his tour therapeutic as his split from Paul was understandably still quite raw.
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Dates from his tour had been postponed from 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic and resumed this year with Alan re-writing his material following the breakup.
Speaking about his Regional Trinket tour, he said: 'This show had to be rescheduled because of Covid; I just really didn't want to cancel. My marriage broke down in lockdown. No, it's fine - people's head tilt when you've got bad news.'
As Charlotte apologised for her reaction to him mentioning his marriage split, he assured her he was comfortable carrying on with the topic and added: 'I wrote the tour and then it just didn't make sense when I came out of lockdown because the marriage had broken down.
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'I was writing fresh and on the go, so it's very personal and very raw, but it's going down well.'
However, he has found being on stage quite 'therapeutic'.
'It does make it therapeutic. There were people that were like, oh are you going to cancel the tour? and I was like, no I need it. I get the impression people just want to laugh and I do see it as therapy and just get on with it,' he admitted.
The pair confirmed their split back in January with a joint statement.
It read: 'After 13 years as a couple and three years of marriage, Alan Carr and Paul Drayton would like to announce they are separating.
'They have jointly and amicably made the difficult decision to divorce and go their separate ways. We request that their privacy is respected at this sensitive time.'
Paul then posted on Instagram that he is currently in rehab for alcoholism, after a 'challenging couple of years' which saw him plead guilty last November to a drink-driving charge.
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'It is with great sadness that I share the news that Alan and I have jointly decided to end our marriage,' he wrote under a sunset photo with a heart drawn on top..
'This decision has been very difficult for us both and we part ways with great memories and continued love and friendship for each other as we go our separate ways.
'As part of my own journey, I proactively checked myself into a rehabilitation facility at the turn of the new year in order to get the help and support I need during this challenging time.'
'This was not an easy step to take, but I know it is the right one going forward. These last couple of years have been challenging to say the least, as they have been for so many others. But I remain deeply committed to my journey of sobriety and strength.
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'We ask for privacy during this challenging time, but I thank you all for your kindness and support. Peace and love.' He ended the post by sharing the hashtags: '#sobriety #sometimesthehardestdecisionsaretherightones #newchapters #looktothefuture.'
A court case in November saw Paul plead guilty at Brighton Magistrates to a drink-driving charge after getting behind the wheel while four times over the legal limit.
He was warned that he faces jail by a judge who told him it was a 'miracle' no one was killed.
Paul was accused of drink-driving after he reversed into a police car, narrowly missing a mother pushing a pram, while in his Mitsubishi 4x4 in West Sussex, just three miles from the £2.7 million home he shares with Alan.
In August 2021, Paul shared a photo of himself with a black eye on Instagram and told a fan 'we had a bad row,' before removing it within an hour.
The next day he insisted the comedian 'has never hit me,' writing on social media: 'I'm feeling very fragile at the minute and would like to say that Alan would not and has never hit me. And I'm devastated that he has to deal with this today.'
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Alan confirmed in a statement shortly after his husband posted the black eye image the injury was a result of him 'being back on the wagon' and he had not been involved in the incident.
Alan said he was trying to get his husband the 'help he needs' after he started drinking again.
The comedian told how his significant other 'fell off the wagon' while Alan was away filming in Wales, but that he was working with Paul to help him.
The chat show host said: 'While I was away filming on location the past few weeks, Paul fell off the wagon and started drinking again. When I arrived back home from Wales, Paul was covered in scratches and bruises from a drinking binge.
'We are now working together to get the help he needs to get better which is our number one priority right now.'
An insider has told MailOnline that the couple's relationship never recovered after the incident.
Alan is said to have believed Paul's Instagram post risked ruining his career and close friends of the chat show host feel that was the 'final straw' in their rocky relationship which strained due to Paul's booze problems.
Television star Alan and Paul were married by Adele at her Californian home in 2018, with the singer paying for their special day as a gift.
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