Sarah Beeny, renowned TV presenter, has recently shared the difficulties she and her husband, artist Graham Swift, have been facing in their marriage following her brave battle with breast cancer. In a candid interview, Beeny expressed that their relationship is "hanging on by its fingernails," emphasizing the strain they have endured.
The couple rose to fame through their popular television show, "Sarah Beeny's New Life in the Country," featuring the renovation of their magnificently restored country mansion. Choosing to relocate from their London residence in 2020, they embarked on revamping a former 220-acre farm in Somerset, capturing the attention of viewers with their stunning transformations on-screen.
Despite some controversy from neighbors, Beeny and Swift were eventually granted planning permission to construct a mini stately home with five additional properties on the premises. The couple's opulent taste is evident in their home's décor, showcasing exquisite antique furniture and classic stylings, including parquet flooring and dark red wallpaper.
Keeping up with modern environmental practices, Beeny and Swift have also implemented a solar energy scheme, embracing sustainable living alongside their timeless aesthetic. As an artist, Swift has meticulously curated the walls of their home with his own artwork and pieces from other talented artists.
While their domestic life appears idyllic, Beeny admitted in the interview that their marriage has faced significant challenges. The presenter's battle with breast cancer, which saw her undergo a double mastectomy, compounded the strain on their relationship. Beeny mentioned that they have stayed together primarily for the sake of their teenage children: Billy, Charlie, Rafferty, and Laurie.
In the aftermath of her cancer journey, Beeny released a documentary, "Sarah Beeny vs. Cancer," in June, which documented her experience and triumph over the disease. The TV personality is grateful for her recovery and continues to work on her television projects and contribute to the field of interior design.
With honesty and vulnerability, Beeny's revelation sheds light on the difficulties that many couples face when confronted with such challenging circumstances. By speaking candidly about her own struggles, she lends support and understanding to others who may be going through similar experiences.