Three years after marrying in Vegas, the couple split has been a bad year for second marriages. Theirs had always been a fitful relationship. On 21 March this year, they confirmed that their second marriage was over. Later that week, the break-up of Billie Piper, 33, and Laurence Fox, 38, caused rather more surprise. To many — and probably to Billie herself — this marriage had seemed the real deal.
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The ceremony was secret and they wed after only 6 months of dating. Her parents found out about their marriage when listening to Virgin Radio, when the station announced that the couple had been wed in the Las Vegas Chapel called Little Church of the West. Their wedding package was the second highest one the chapel offered. In , the couple called it quits however have remained friends since. The Independent reported that Piper did not ever wish to claim any money from Evans- despite his 30 million wealth. She told the Radio Times; "I'm not taking a penny from him. I think that's disgusting.
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Billie Piper and David Tennant filming Doctor Who in Penarth In the autumn of , it was announced that Doctor Who would be resurrected in after a sixteen-year absence from TV; the casting of Piper as Rose Tyler, a travelling companion to the ninth incarnation of The Doctor to be played by Christopher Eccleston , was announced in May In March , she claimed that she would continue on Doctor Who into its third series in Later, it was confirmed by Russell T.
Bille Piper and Chris Evans Get the biggest celebs stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Following the shock news her marriage to Laurence Fox is over after eight years, it is Billie Piper 's first husband - Chris Evans - who the actress has allegedly turned to for comfort. While the couple confirmed "no third parties," were involved in the end of the relationship, Chris' continued friendship with his ex-wife - insiders have claimed - became a point of contention with Laurence. WireImage Instant chemistry The couple first met in when Billie was 17, she had already been in the limelight for three years and was still dating 5ive's Richie Neville.