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Denise Van Outen seeking 'quickie' divorce from Lee Mead

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Denise Van Outen seeking 'quickie' divorce from Lee Mead

Denise Van Outen is reportedly seeking a "quickie" divorce from her estranged husband Lee Mead today (08.12.15).

The 41-year-old beauty is hoping to terminate her marriage with the 34-year-old actor when her case is heard by District Judge Heather MacGregor at London's Central Family Court, according to a listing obtained by the Daily Mail newspaper.

The couple got married in the Seychelles in April 2009 following a whirlwind 18 month romance after they met and fell in love when Denise was a judge on TV talent show 'Any Dream Will Do,' which saw Lee compete and go on to win the leading role in the popular West End production.

The pair announced they had called time on their marriage in 2013 but were adamant they were going to remain "great friends" for the benefit of their five-year-old daughter Betsy.

Speaking about their relationship last month, the TV presenter said she didn't regret getting hitched to the star.

She said at the time: "I've no regrets about getting married to Lee at all. He's such a lovely person. There was no big fall-out and we got each other through [the split], really. We're friends, so we supported each other."

Meanwhile, although Lee still holds a special place in Denise's heart, the blonde babe has since moved on and found love with businessman Eddie Boxshall, 42, from Essex, whom she started dating in summer 2014.