The The Devil Wears Prada The star shared that he was initially hesitant to date Felicity, his wife of more than a decade, due to their 21-year age difference.
“I kept trying to quit,” Stanley said BBC Radio’s Desert Island CDs. Then he explained: “I’m 21 years older than him and I never wanted to get old for the rest of my life!”
In addition, Stanley revealed that he was “afraid to get into a relationship” with Felicity after the death of his first wife, Kate Tucciin 2009. However, Felicity’s friendship has been a healing presence for Stanley and the three children they share with Kate: 23-year-old twins. Isabella and Nicole and a 21-year-old daughter Camilla.
“Felicity has been amazing, taking in a widow and three children who lost their mother,” said Stanley, who adopted a son. Matteo,8, is a child Emilia, 5, and Felicity. “It’s the biggest thing at such a young age. If anyone has made us all better, it’s him.