Darius Campbell Danesh's ex-wife Natasha Henstridge shares touching snap with the singer

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Darius Campbell Danesh’s ex-wife Natasha Henstridge shared a touching throwback snap with the singer on Thursday following the his death in August.

The actress, 48, beamed in the sweet image taken on their first trip to London together in 2004. 

The death of the Pop Idol star was announced by his family five days after he was discovered in his bed in Rochester, Minnesota, on August 11, aged 41. 

Love: Darius Campbell Danesh's ex-wife Natasha Henstridge shared a touching throwback snap with the singer on Thursday following the his death in August

Love: Darius Campbell Danesh’s ex-wife Natasha Henstridge shared a touching throwback snap with the singer on Thursday following the his death in August

Natasha looked stylish in a black coat in the image as she cosied up to Darius who wore a brown jacket and held some papers in his hand. 

The image appears to have been taken on London Bridge during their trip, as Tower Bridge is seen further down the river.

Natasha wrote in the caption: ‘The very first trip to London together. I miss you every day D. 2004.’  

Tragic: The death of the Pop Idol star was announced by his family five days after he was discovered in his bed in Rochester, Minnesota, on August 11  (pictured with Natasha)

Tragic: The death of the Pop Idol star was announced by his family five days after he was discovered in his bed in Rochester, Minnesota, on August 11  (pictured with Natasha) 

Darius compared his 2013 divorce from Natasha to ‘a death’ in an emotional final interview before he died in August at the age of 41.

The Scottish singer-songwriter and actor had stepped away from the spotlight in recent years, but in what would be his final interview in 2017, he spoke emphatically about the effect his divorce had had.

Speaking to The Herald during his 2017 touring production of Funny Girl, Darius explained how he had gone through an intense grieving process after splitting from  his wife Natasha.

‘I felt a great sense of loss with the divorce and I went through a grieving period,’ he said, adding that losing contact with Natasha’s two sons also affected him greatly.

Sad: Darius compared his 2013 divorce from Natasha to'a death' in an emotional final interview before he died in August at the age of 41 (Darius in 2016)

Sad: Darius compared his 2013 divorce from Natasha to ‘a death’ in an emotional final interview before he died in August at the age of 41 (Darius in 2016) 

‘You see, you don’t break up with one person, you break up with three. It some ways it felt like a death.’

‘I’ve learned to be present with the sense of loss. I talk it about it with my family and in that way I don’t need to see a shrink or take drink or drugs. It’s about honesty.’

Darius and Candidan actress Natasha were married in 2011. She filed for divorce in 2013 but it was not finalised until 2018, with Darius later explaining how over the course of their 12 years together they ‘broke up many times’. 

‘The end of a relationship is a loss of self,’ he told The Herald one year before the divorce was finalised.

‘Our relationships are the opportunity for us to experience the best and worst of ourselves. The other person is a mirror for us to see ourselves.’ 

‘You know, there are cultures in the world which suggest a break up should be seen as a period of mourning and I agree with that.

‘If you don’t you compartmentalise and you suffer. I think if you want to have a cry, you have a jolly good cry.

Natasha said she has ‘no words’ as she penned a tribute to her ex after news of his death emerged.

Ex: Darius and Canadian actress Natasha were married in 2011. She filed for divorce in 2013 but it was not finalised until 2018

Ex: Darius and Canadian actress Natasha were married in 2011. She filed for divorce in 2013 but it was not finalised until 2018 

Alongside images from their time together, Natasha penned: ‘I have found the paradox that if you love until it hurts there can be no more hurt – Only more love -Mother Theresa.

‘There are no words Darius… only Love Love Love. Forever Janam.’

In the first stunning photo, Natasha and Darius could be seen posing against a sun set before she went on to include a series of selfies from over the years. 

Another photo showed the duo with her two sons Tristan River, 23, and Asher Sky, 21, to whom Darius was step-father.  

No words: Natasha said she has'no words' as she penned a tribute to her ex after news of his death emerged

No words: Natasha said she has ‘no words’ as she penned a tribute to her ex after news of his death emerged

The couple, who began dating in 2004, married in 2011 at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California, but later filed for divorce in 2013. 

After a brief reconciliation in 2016, their divorce was finalised in 2018. He previously told the Scottish Herald: ‘That relationship was certainly not without its ups and downs. Over the course of 12 years, we broke up many times and had a period of six months apart.’

‘It was often a long-distance relationship for half of it. That in itself was an amazing experience, but a painful one. When you love someone you want to be with them.’ 

The couple never had children, although Darius enjoyed his role as step-father to her son’s Tristan River and Asher Sky, who she shares with ex-husband Damian Chapa. 

The family asked for privacy after releasing a statement through an official release about Darius’s shock death.

They said that the Pop Idol star, who died on the twentieth anniversary of his number one single Colourblind, died from ‘inhalation of chloroethane’, confirmed by the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The death was ruled an accident by the medical examiner.

A statement released by Darius’ family previously said local police had found ‘no signs of intent or suspicious circumstances’. 

Tragic: The results of medical examinations have confirmed that Darius's death was an accident caused by chloroethane, which is used to treat pain and that tragically lead to respiratory arrest

Tragic: The results of medical examinations have confirmed that Darius’s death was an accident caused by chloroethane, which is used to treat pain and that tragically lead to respiratory arrest

The results of medical examinations have confirmed that Darius’s death was an accident caused by chloroethane, which is used to treat pain and that tragically lead to respiratory arrest.

They said: ‘We would like to thank everyone for their love and kindness, and ask that the family’s privacy is maintained during this difficult time’.

Following the new post on Instagram Darius’s ex wife Species actress Natasha Henstridge wrote: ‘My heart is forever with him….I love you all dearly.’

Darius’s ex girlfriend Claire Caudwell, who was previously married to billionaire Phones 4u founder John Caudwell also wrote: ‘My heart has not stopped hurting since we lost our great love, D. Sending love to you guys and Avril and Boothe.’

History: After a brief reconciliation in 2016, their divorce was finalised in 2018. He previously told the Scottish Herald:'That relationship was certainly not without its ups and downs

History: After a brief reconciliation in 2016, their divorce was finalised in 2018. He previously told the Scottish Herald: ‘That relationship was certainly not without its ups and downs

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