Sophie Lea Starr (Freddie Starr Ex-Wife) Bio, Wiki, Age, Marriages, Divorce, Today, Dating
Sophie Lea Starr - Freddie Starr Ex-Wife
Sophie Lea Starr Bio, Wiki
Sophie Lea was Freddie Starr’s fourth and final wife. The couple married in a quiet ceremony in January 2013 having dated since 2010. The couple had a 39-year age gap. They met while Lea was a backup singer on his standup show. At the time, Lea was married with a son named Elliot. During their marriage, Starr was accused of physically attacking Lea and her son.
Freddie Starr Marriages
During his lifetime, Starr was married four times. His first wife, Betty, stayed married to the comedian from 1960 until 1972. The couple had one child together. In 1980, Starr married Sandy with whom he had three children. Starr then married Donna in 1998, who was 27 years his junior. The couple had a daughter named Ebony before divorcing in 2003 and then reconciling in 2006 before a final divorce in 2010.
Sophie Lea Starr Accuses Freddie Starr of Assault
In May 2016, Lea came forward to accuse Starr of kicking and headbutting her in an interview with the Daily Star. Lea said that Starr had become angry with her over his arrest in regard to a historical sexual abuse accusation. Starr was alleged to have put his hand in a teenager’s skirt in 1974, Starr denied the allegation and was later cleared of any wrongdoing due to a lack of evidence. Starr’s attempts to sue his accuser saw a charge order him to pay more than $1 million to the woman.
In a separate interview with the Sun, Lea said of the abuse she suffered, “If I asked him if he wanted a cup of tea and a scone and I forgot the scone, he would fly off the handle and accuse me of disrespecting and neglecting him. On one occasion I was left with a black eye.”
Sophie Lea Starr Divorce
In 2016, the Daily Mirror reported that Lea had made numerous attempts to get Starr to sign divorce papers to no avail.
Sophie Lea Starr Dating Life
In June 2016, the Daily Mail reported that Lea was dating a man in his 40s named Andrew. The tabloid said that the couple had been together since early 2016. A friend told the Daily Mirror at the time that Lea had “fallen for Andrew.” That friend added, “She initially found it hard to let someone into her life again after Freddie but this time things finally seem right. She feels so lucky to have found love again. Andrew is much younger than Freddie. He treats her like a princess. They are very much in love.”
Freddie Starr Death and Cause
On May 9th, 2019, Freddie Starr died at the age of 76. The English comedian’s cause of death has been given as a heart attack, according to various reports from the United Kingdom. The Daily Mirror in the UK was the first to report on Starr’s death on May 9. The Sun reports that Starr was found dead on the floor of his small one-bedroom apartment in the Costa Del Sol.
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