Les Dennis made Bob the Builder reference when discussing marriage breakdown with Amanda Holden
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Les Dennis certainly has a sense of humour when it comes to his past, especially the breakdown of his marriage to Amanda Holden.
The Coronation Street star got married to the presenter in 1995, after having originally met during a production of The Sound of Music.
However, the marriage ended with the-then 23 year Holden had an affair with actor, Neil Morrissey, leading to the couple's separation in 2002 before divorcing a year later.
Since their divorce, the pair have both moved on, with Dennis marrying Clare Nicholson in 2009 and Holden has been married to Chris Hughes since 2008.
Holden has admitted that she regretted the affair and told the Express in 2009 that she struggled with the 'fall from grace' that happened after news of her affair went public, calling it the 'worst time of her life'.
But, despite how the marriage ended, Holden called her former husband her 'saviour' in an interview with the Daily Mail.
"I brought it on myself, I appreciate that, but nothing will ever be as bad again. It was a very dark time. It got to the point where I felt I could hardly breathe." she told the publication.
"Les proved to be my saviour. Ironically. So the person I'd hurt the most in the world was the one who was there for me."
In 2013, she defended Morrissey, who she says got 'loads of stick', and said that she didn't believe that women had affairs 'for no reason'.
Though both have remarried, Dennis has taken the chance to poke fun at his ex-wife on a couple of occasions.
Most recently, he appeared on Christopher Biggins’ podcast Show And Tell, and reflected on his marriage to Holden.
Having spent most of his career in panto, Dennis was reminded of the time he worked with the iconic actor, Mickey Rooney in the early noughties.
It was during Christmas time, with the pair gathering each night before a show to listen to some festive classics together.
Whilst it sounds wholesome, the Breakfast at Tiffany’s actor would soon lose his cool if Frank Sinatra was played.
“Mickey would get very angry, because of course, Frank Sinatra ran off with [his first wife] Ava Gardner,” Dennis revealed.
“It would’ve been like me having to listen to Bob The Builder every night,” he joked, in reference to Neil’s role as the iconic BBC cartoon character.
That's one way of looking at it.