The couple were together for a decade and share two children together – Cameron, 23, and 29-year-old Katie.
Elsewhere, Carol took to Twitter and shared a snap of herself sporting no makeup, as she flaunted her toned physique.
The fresh-faced beauty addressed a social media user, revealing she had gone to the gym and got ready for work in the early hours of the morning.
In view of her 426,000 followers, Carol wrote: “Not that I’m after one of your gold stars or anything. But it’s half past seven and I’ve already done an hour in the gym. Quick porridge, change and off to work #HappyDays.”(sic)