Ricki Lake talks about being married to her late ex husband Christain Evans and him dealing with Bipolar Disorder. Chris Evans committed suicide after battling with his lifelong disorder. Ricki Lake was very much in love with her ex husband while helping him deal with his Bipolar Disorder. When Ricki Lake took time to do some work for a Tv series, she didn’t know that Christian Evans was going to commit suicide since they had been hanging around each other and having fun. She received a phone from Evans sister informing her of the tragedy and since then Ricki Lake has been working hard to spread awareness about Bipolar Disorder and the effects it has on someone you love.