Mary Portas Splits From Her Wife After 17 Years


The TV star and ‘Queen of Shops’ Mary Portas splits from wife Melanie Rickey after 17 years together.

Mary Portas is an English retail consultant and broadcaster, known for her retail- and business-related television shows. Melanie Rickey is a fashion journalist and consultant.

Mary and Melanie Rickey were one of the first UK same-sex couples to marry in 2014 and have a six-year-old son.

“We have spent the last year consciously managing our separation in as good-heartedly, open, and mature a way as possible to ensure a smooth, amicable evolution for us”.

“We remain a family and are committed co-parents to three wonderful humans who are our priority. We remain good friends, and will share much together going forward.” They added.