Diane Youdale met fellow Gladiators star James Crossley, when he joined the ITV present as an adolescent within the second sequence of the favored Saturday evening present
Diane Youdale has spoken about her love affair with fellow Gladiators star James Crossley, who she met when he was an adolescent.
The 51-year-old was widespread as Gladiator Jet and when she was 21, she met 19 12 months previous James, who had joined the enduring ITV present as Hunter.
Diane was the most effective beloved Gladiators on the present which dominated the Saturday evening schedules originally of the 90s.
She was one of many authentic Gladiators and stayed with the present till its fourth sequence.
When James joined within the second sequence, he and Diane quickly launched into a 12 months lengthy love affair however they went their separate methods when Diane determined to give up the hit present.
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Talking to the Every day Star, Diane mentioned: “James and I had been collectively for a 12 months and it was after I left that we type of cut up up.”
After their relationship got here to an finish, James later launched into excessive profile coupling with Gladiators host Ulrika Jonsson.
Diane indicated that whereas she felt that being two years older than James made her a “cougar”, his relationship with Ulrika was in a special class altogether.
She continued: “I feel he was 19 and I used to be like 21. I imply I am being a cougar at 21 however we remained good associates ever since and it was after I would left the present that I feel he obtained along with Ulrika.”
Diane was filled with reward for Ulrika although and mentioned: “I’ve to confess, I feel that Ulrika is among the funniest girls I’ve ever met.
“She is tremendous vibrant, tremendous self-evasive. Courageous I feel, too.
“She simply kind of has this Swedish braveness factor occurring.”
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Whereas Ulrika and James loved a romance in 1996 and whereas it did not final that lengthy, the 54-year-old TV host confirmed she nonetheless has some affection for him, when he appeared on actuality present The Circle.
She posted a heartwarming message to her former beau in April, as he was set to embark on his time on the Channel four experimental present.
Diane has managed to extend her profession on tv after leaving Gladiators, along with her highest profile function since leaving the ITV present being the common psychotherapist on Massive Brother’s Bit On The Facet, earlier than the curtain got here down on the truth present.
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