Ricki Lake Reveals Her Ex-Husband Committed Suicide amid Battle with Bipolar Disorder: ‘I Wanted to Save Him’
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Ricki Lake didn’t want to say goodbye.

Married to jewelry designer Christian Evans in April 2012, the actress and former talk show host was devastated to learn that he had taken his life on Feb. 11. Evans’s death at age 45 compelled Lake to reveal that he had been battling bipolar disorder — and that his manic episodes had led to the couple’s divorce in 2015 even though they continued their relationship until as recently as last fall.

“I have to spread the word about recognizing this disorder...

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