Anita Rani has revealed she feels ‘sexier than ever’ as she opened up about life as a single woman in a candid new interview.
The TV presenter, 45, split from her husband of 14 years, Bhupi Rehal, in September.
But now she has said that being single feels “liberating” and that she is now “blossoming” after becoming the “woman she always wanted to be” at 40.
It comes after she stunned in a very racy black dress when she attended the Glamor Women of the Year Awards earlier this month, with plenty of flesh.
She said The sun on her new outlook on life: ‘I always knew I would reach my forties and become who I wanted to be. Then I started to blossom.
Looking good: Anita Rani has revealed she feels ‘sexier than ever’ as she opened up about life as a single woman in candid new interview
About: The TV presenter, 45, split from her husband of 14 years Bhupi Rehal in September (seen in 2018)
‘I’ll get sexier as I get older. It’s liberating that people know I’m single now.
“Not everything works out and things come to their natural conclusion, and that’s fine. There’s no shame in being single and living your best life in your forties.
‘I’m single, have no children, am in my mid-40s and have never felt better, sexy, more powerful or more excited about the future.’
She added that she is now exercising her choice to do whatever “I fucking want” and that gives her a feeling of strength, before adding that she is “woking up.”
When asked if she is back on the dating scene, she said she is happy to be single at the moment and focusing on her female friendships.
The broadcaster and her husband of 14 years, a partner at technology company Bhupi, are said to have split in September after their busy schedules kept them apart.
Anita and Bhupi first met at a rave in East London and married in a traditional Sikh ceremony in 2009.
A source told the Daily mirror at the time: ‘It’s really sad, but they’ve decided to part ways.
Confidence: It comes after she stunned in a very racy black dress when she attended the Glamor Women of the Year Awards earlier this month, with plenty of flesh
Ex: The broadcaster and her husband of 14 years, a partner at technology company Bhupi, are said to have split in September after their busy schedules kept them apart
“Their hectic schedules over the past few years have unfortunately caused them to grow apart over time. They remain on very good terms and wish each other nothing but the best.”
In a recent interview, Anita talked about how she stopped “people pleasing” after being “in a box” for much of her life.
Speak with Yahoo NewsAnita – born in Bradford to Indian parents – spoke of the pressure she felt to settle down after being taught that marriage and children equal success, noting that the idea is ‘fed from you’.
She said, “How many of us make choices based on what we actually want to do? And how many of us do it because it’s what’s expected of us? And those are the things that I personally struggle with.”
The presenter talked about how she started to doubt what people wanted after seeing how women in her life were facilitating everyone before themselves.
Anita went on to say that her 40s were very ‘transitional’ and that she no longer ‘cared as much’ as she felt more ’empowered’ and ‘confident’ in herself.
She shared: “I think at some point you wake up and realize it’s time to make myself happy, because I think women take care of everyone, whether that’s because society expects that, or whether it’s your parents whether your husband or your children. .
‘You realize that trying to please other people is a bit of a waste of time. And once you discover who you are, and walk into a room authentically, appreciating who you are – that’s a sensational feeling.”
Happy: She told The Sun about her new outlook on life: ‘I always knew I would reach my 40s and become who I wanted to be. It’s when I would start to blossom’
The TV presenter previously told how the couple had a good marriage, saying: ‘He is amazing and we have a great life. It’s like any marriage: you have to work at it.’
In the past, Anita opened up about suffering a devastating miscarriage in 2018 The times: ‘I am much better at self-care and ask myself more questions about how I want to live my life.
‘I am also more willing to be vulnerable, for example by talking about the miscarriage I had in 2018.
“Vulnerability used to scare me to death, but it was liberating to share my personal story and see the response.”