Nigella Lawson reveals her daughter taught her to be happy again following ...

Nigella Lawson has revealed that her daughter Cosima helped her to find happiness again following the infamous Charles Saatchi ordeal.

The TV chef, 59, was famously seen looking distressed as her then husband, 76, grabbed her by the throat in 2013, with the images shocking the nation.

The dramatic bust-up at a swanky Mayfair restaurant saw the couple's 10-year marriage crumble just weeks later. 

Support: Nigella Lawson has revealed that her daughter Cosima helped her to find happiness again following the infamous Charles Saatchi ordeal

Support: Nigella Lawson has revealed that her daughter Cosima helped her to find happiness again following the infamous Charles Saatchi ordeal

Nigella, who soared to fame thanks to her popular cookbooks and seductive presenting technique on her cookery shows, has since told how her confidence took a huge knock in the wake of the events. 

The star developed a fear of being photographed in public, but with the help of her daughter Cosima Diamond, 25, she's learning to overcome her demons and be happy again.

Cosmic is Nigella's daughter from her first marriage to the late John Diamond. They also have a son, Bruno.  

Speaking to the Sunday Mirror, Nigella revealed: 'I have been forced to be guarded. I used to be more open and I’d like to think I will be again.

Ordeal: The TV chef, 59, was famously seen looking distressed as her then husband, 76, grabbed her by the throat in 2013, with the images that shocked the world

Ordeal: The TV chef, 59, was famously seen looking distressed as her then husband, 76, grabbed her by the throat in 2013, with the images that shocked the world

All over: The shocking bust-up at a swanky Mayfair restaurant saw the couple's 10 year marriage crumble just weeks later

All over: The shocking bust-up at a swanky Mayfair restaurant saw the couple's 10 year marriage crumble just weeks later

'Cosima said to me, "Mum, would you rather be a real person like you or someone who has hair and make- up done to go to the supermarket? It is

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