Sue Perkins and Anna Richardson

Anna Richardson spoke of wanting to have a child months before Sue Perkins split

The pair were together for seven years

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Sue Perkins and Anna Richardson have reportedly split after seven years.

The presenters are believed to be “devastated” after calling time on their relationship last week.

The former Great British Bake Off host, 51, and the Naked Attraction star, 50, have been together since 2014.

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Sue Perkins and Anna Richardson have reportedly split (Credit:

According to The Sun, the pair recently ended things for good.

A source told the publication: “It’s really sad. Both Anna and Sue are devastated.

“We’re all hoping they can patch things up and sort out their differences but for now it appears to be all over.”

When did Sue Perkins and Anna Richardson start dating?

Anna and Sue met in 2013 at a Halloween party and they started a relationship shortly after.

Their relationship followed shortly after Anna had broken up from her boyfriend Charles Martin.

The former couple had been together for 18 years.

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Sue and Anna started dating in 2014 (Credit:

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Sue and Anna kept their relationship a secret for several months.

However, they were forced to confirm their romance after the press caught on.

Meanwhile, Anna previously admitted it is wonderful being in a relationship with a woman – but very intense.

Anna and Sue are devastated

She told Diva Magazine: “The sexual adjustment is easy, the emotional adjustment is something else, as you know, a relationship with a woman is far more intense.

“This I have learnt. It’s an emotional tsunami.”

ED! has contacted Sue and Anna’s reps for comment.

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Anna previously shared her plans to adopt (Credit:

Anna opens up on wanting children

Furthermore, the shock news comes months after Anna opened up on the possibility of adopting.

Speaking to Hello! Magazine, the presenter admitted adopting or fostering a child was “on the things I still want to do”.

She explained: “For some time I’ve toyed with the idea of fostering or adopting a child.

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“I can only speak for myself, not Sue [Perkins], but I really want to do the training [to foster] and welcome a child into my life.

“I feel keenly that I’m getting older, that time is running out.”

Prior to their split, Anna previously described the moment they met as an “extraordinary, memorable evening”.

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