Inspired by Uma's story, many viewers wrote letters of support and thanked the star for revealing the truth about her private life. Jamie from Bloomington, Indiana, wrote, "Hearing Uma speak so openly and vulnerably about her own pain touched my heart and had me smiling through my tears. … Thank you, Uma, for reminding me that I'm not alone in this heartache."
Uma says she's moved by the overwhelming response. "It's deeply gratifying," she says. Is Uma in a better place after the divorce? "I hope so," she says. "It's hard to tell…I'm sure I am."