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Laurence Fox focusing on his children

ShowbizBy Sunday World
Laurence Fox focusing on his children

Laurence Fox has given up sex to focus on his children.

The 'Lewis' star - who split from Billie Piper earlier this year - has revealed he is "completely abstinent in that way" and is spending all his time being dad to his sons Eugene, four, and Winston, seven.

He told The Sun newspaper: "I'm completely abstinent in that way. I'm firmly Dad at the moment and occasionally festivals. I see at least 50 per cent of my sons at the moment.

"I juggle being a dad and my career with great difficulty, but I have to work and earn money and pay for my life. It's fine, it's sort of OK - everyone has to do it. It's not an easy ride through parenthood. I need help at the moment. I've got my mum, who's helped out."

Billie was granted a quickie divorce from Laurence last month on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour.

During the ruling, which took just 50 seconds at the Central Family Court, District Judge Yvonne Gibson said the marriage had "irretrievably broken down" and Billie found it "intolerable" to live with the 37-year-old actor.

Their split was confirmed in a joint statement, which read: "Laurence Fox and Billie Piper have separated. No third parties are involved. For the sake of our family we request and appeal for space and privacy at this time."

Since their divorce, Laurence has appeared to be criticising his former spouse and her family on stage.

In one rant to introduce his song 'So Be Damned', he said: "This is a song about my soon to be ex mother-in-law. I s**t you not. I s**t you not. She's a wonderful woman actually, I've got no beef with her. Do I? Yeah I do, I've got a beef with her, man.

"It's kind of going to be a bit of a divorce-themed evening if you guys don't mind. I'm so sorry. It's just the way it turned out."