LATEST: The wife of Anne Heche's reported new lover fought to keep her man when she started realising he was falling for his co-star. Heche has split from her husband, cameraman COLLEY LAFFOON, and is rumoured to be dating her MEN IN TREES co-star JAMES TUPPER. And, in a recent TV interview - filmed before Tupper split from his wife in November (06) - he admits his ex knew she'd have to fight for his affections when she saw her husband and Heche getting sexy onscreen. In the EXTRA TV interview, Tupper reveals, "I notice after those scenes, my wife goes and buys a $1,000 dress!"