OK LogoPHOTOS

'Hairspray' Alum Ricki Lake 'Found Love Again' Two Years After Late Husband's Death

Untitled 1
Source: Getty

Feb. 7 2019, Updated 5:53 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Ricki Lake recently revealed that she is dating again almost two years after she lost her late husband, Christian Evans, from suicide. Scroll through to find out about her new love.

Article continues below advertisement
2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure – Charity Tournament
Source: Getty

Ricki, 50, revealed that the two-year anniversary of Christian's death is coming up on February 11. She shared the news at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California.

2012 Outfest Opening Night Gala Screening Of “VITO”
Source: Getty

“My husband, who passed from mental illness and suicide, it’ll be two years on Feb. 11,” she said of her second husband, who struggled with bi-polar disorder, “and I just recently found a brilliant new love.”

Article continues below advertisement
Daily Pop – Season 2018
Source: Getty

The former Hairspray star is currently dating the founder of clothing brand One Golden Thread, Jeff Scult.

Daily Pop – Season 2018
Source: Getty

The couple reportedly met through a mutual friend. “We’ve been together for three-and-a-half months. He’s making me really happy,” Ricki gushed.

Article continues below advertisement

In January 2019, the actress took to Instagram to share a fun photo of her new boyfriend. "This is what happy looks like," she wrote.

Los Angeles Premiere Screening Of “Weed The People”
Source: Getty

Are you happy Ricki has found love again? Let us know in the comments. 

Advertisement
More Stories

© Copyright 2021 Empire Media Group, Inc. OK! is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.