Many considered him to be a controlling, Svengali influence in Bo's life.
She denies this, but suffice to say she remained happily single for five years after his death until she agreed to a blind date with the actor John Corbett, 48. 'I was completely content and settled after my husband died,' she says.
Bo had spoken to him on the telephone from New York the night before. The next day I got a call that he'd been rushed to hospital. 'Luckily, within three weeks of him dying, I had the blessing of going off to Hawaii for filming.
I'd taken a part on this really fun TV series, Wind On Water. He never let me know if he was jealous, but other people have said he was when I went off on films. If I'd stayed at home, it might have been different.
'I had a lot of girlfriends who kept saying, "You've got to meet this person or that person." ' But I said, "No.