Shania Twain: 'I Didn't Want To Live' After Finding Out About Husband's Affair

05/03/2011 09:56 am ET | Updated Jul 03, 2011
  • Hilary Shenfeld

Shania Twain says the breakup of her marriage in 2008 left her devastated -- then, finally, empowered.

"I didn't want to live," she tells Oprah Winfrey of being told that then-husband Robert "Mutt" Lange was having an affair with her assistant and close friend, Marie-Anne Thiebaud, in an interview airing Tuesday.