Despite being miserable in the marriage, the "Dukes of Hazard" star says she wanted to stay with Nick so the perfect image of marital bliss they created on their hit show "Newlyweds" wouldn't be shattered.
"I never wanted to let anybody down," she confessed.
"But then you just have to realise that if you're not happy, you can't make anybody else happy.
"When you walk away and there's no gravitational pull, then you know you're doing the right thing. "
The couple spilt last December after three years of marriage.