Elizabeth Hurley has declared her late ex-boyfriend Steve Bing “was man” and she or he “beloved him very a lot”.
Businessman Steve, who was the daddy of Liz’s son Damian, took his personal life in June aged 55.
The mannequin/actress has now opened up concerning the tragedy, insisting she hopes her former boyfriend will probably be bear in mind for his good works.
She advised Additional : “He was man. He gave to so many good causes. He was a philanthropist at coronary heart and after we have been collectively, which was a really very long time in the past, greater than 18 years in the past, I beloved him very a lot.
“So I actually hope folks will retain fond reminiscences of him.”
Liz fell pregnant with Damian throughout her romance with Steve, which began in 2000, however the millionaire denied he was the daddy till a DNA examined proved it.
After Steve’s demise in June, Damian, 18, expressed his coronary heart ache in a social media publish.
He wrote: “Thanks from the underside of my coronary heart to everybody that has reached out following the devastating information.
“I’m making an attempt to answer to as a lot of you as I can, however please know I’ll all the time bear in mind your kindness.
“It is a very unusual and complicated time and I’m immensely grateful to be surrounded by my phenomenal household and buddies.”
Regardless of a interval of estrangement, Steve had reached out to reconnect with Liz within the final yr and so they rekindled a friendship.
The mannequin opened up about her as she paid tribute to her ex on social media following his demise – revealing they spoke simply weeks earlier than he handed away.
She wrote: “I’m saddened past perception that my ex Steve is now not with us. It’s a horrible finish.
“Our time collectively was very joyful and I’m posting these footage as a result of though we went by means of some powerful instances, it’s the nice, great reminiscences of a candy, sort man that matter.
“Previously yr we had grow to be shut once more. We final spoke on our son’s 18th birthday. That is devastating information and I thank everybody for his or her beautiful messages.”
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