Les Dennis is no longer angry over Amanda Holden's affair with Neil Morrissey
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Les Dennis has said he’s no longer angry about his ex-wife Amanda Holden’s affair with actor Neil Morrissey.
The television personality got hitched to Holden back in 1995, after the pair met on a stage show production of The Sound of Music.
They tied the knot when he was 40 and she was 23, but ended up splitting in 2000 after her affair with Neil Morrissey was revealed, becoming officially separated in 2002 and divorcing a year later.
Holden has previously admitted that she regrets the affair and hurting Dennis - saying it was the ‘worst time of her life’.
Speaking to the Express in 2009, she said: “I found the fall from grace incredibly hard to deal with.
“I can’t bear not to be liked. Then I had an affair and overnight turned into this awful person.
“There are no hard feelings with Les. I wish him the best but we’ve both moved on.”
And it seems as though there’s no hard feelings from Dennis, either, who recently revealed he’s ‘happy that she’s happy’. And how many of us can say that about our ex’s eh?
Speaking to The Times, he said: "Amanda was in the papers recently, saying some nice things about me. That was very kind of her.
"Maybe with time she has been able to look back and see things differently. We’re not in touch but I am happy that she’s happy."
He went on: "I can watch Britain's Got Talent without getting angry. To be honest it’s like watching a different person, someone I’ve never met.
"All the hurt that has happened has been healed."
Holden has previously said that Dennis was her ‘saviour’ following the fall out after the affair.
She told 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.
"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."
Meanwhile, Bob the Builder star Morrissey has also expressed regret for his part in the affair.
During an appearance on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, he admitted he felt bad for how he ‘dealt with the situation.’
He added: “I feel sorry for how emotional Les seemed to become. It was very difficult for him and for that I’m very sorry.”