The star recently praised Mark's role in the transition period that followed her divorce.
LENNY HENRY’S ex-wife has spoken out about the racist abuse she suffered during her marriage to the British comedian.
During and interview with BBC Radio 4 on Friday (May 16), Dawn French, also a comedian and actress, revealed that her house was nearly burnt down in a racist arson attack as the couple slept.The 56-year-old said: “It was massively shocking to me.“It was extremely upsetting at the time but I have clearly moved on and so has he.” Lenny's successful actor career saw him knighted last year and now he's set to appear in the third and final series of Broadchurch.Previously Lenny had named the hit drama in his mocking list of shows that lacked any diversity."The wedding was up in the lounge with the white leather seats, looking out over the water. "I know that I will make a good life for myself with all sorts of things as armour.
"At about 9.30pm everyone went outside and watched fireworks from the hotel. Including stuff my new chap is teaching me that I never knew.
At this week's screening he revived his story to a room of reporters."For obvious reasons my father was quite closed but he brought us up and he raised us and he put food on the table and clothes on our backs and was proud of us."In lots of ways, a lot of those old dads really didn’t talk very much so there was not much emotion there...
Lenny reveals their split was mutual but says it was made harder by living in the public eye.
The legendary comedian was raised by his mother's husband Winfred Henry as one of seven children.
And the 56-year-old has now written a BBC drama, based on his own childhood, of a man who discovers he is the result of his mother's infidelity.
After their break up, Dawn revealed how close the couple still were and revealed they still deeply cared for one another.