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Saturday 23rd March 2019

Fearne Cotton admits her marriage hit the rocks as "the love had gone"

A screaming match pulled them back from the brink

Fearne Cotton has candidly admitted her marriage went through a "rough patch" recently.

The 37-year-old presenter - who has children Rex, five, and Honey, three, with spouse Jesse Wood - and the musician were struggling to find time for one another and ended up "desperately clinging on" to their relationship.

Fearne and Jesse have been married since 2014 (Credit: Hewitt/SplashNews.com)

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She wrote in her column for Red magazine: "Love takes hard work - and no one wants to hear that.

"This year, Jesse and I hit a rough patch - he was away, touring relentlessly, I was trying to keep my own career going while looking after our kids and we were both desperately clinging on to our marriage."

The couple's problems eventually came to a head with a two-hour "screaming match" where they worried their "love had gone".

We were both desperately clinging on to our marriage.

She added: "One blustery and grey day, this culminated in a screaming match in our local park, which lasted about two hours until we both broke and cried.

"Luckily, my husband is the most emotionally literate person, so we can be completely vulnerable in front of one another.

"In the midst of this gargantuan row, I think we both wondered where the love had gone and worried that it might not come back."

Fearne and Jesse fought to save their marriage (Credit: Instagram @fearnecotton)

Thankfully, the couple were able to work through their differences and their relationship is now even stronger.

She said they talked and understood one another, finding themselves again and revealed they now have "an even deeper kind of love".

Fearne, who is taking her career in a new direction as an author, has recently hung up her captain's hat from Celebrity Juice

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She posted the news to her Instagram account saying: "After ten incredible years I am leaving Celebrity Juice. I walk away with a ton of amazing memories and will miss working with the brilliant team on camera and behind the scenes. So much love and luck to them all on future series."

It was reported I'm A Celeb star Emily Atack would be taking over from her, but this has since been denied.

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