‘Of course I’m struggling’: Helen Skelton picks up a takeaway with her Strictly pals after admitting she’s finding it hard to raise three kids as a single parent following marital split
Helen Skelton was pictured picking up a takeaway with her Strictly friends on Monday night.
The outing came after she admitted that she was struggling to raise her three children as a single parent, months after splitting from husband Richie Myler.
Moreover, 39-year-old Helen’s estranged husband, 32, is now expecting a child with his new girlfriend Stephanie Thirkill, also 32,
‘Of course I’m struggling’: Helen Skelton picked up a takeaway with her Strictly pals on Monday after admitting she’s finding it hard to raise three kids as a single parent following her marital split
Family: Helen shares three children with her ex Richie
Helen appeared to be in good spirits as she headed out for dinner with her co-stars.
The smiling former Blue Peter presenter wore black leggings with a grey hoodie with Veja trainers before taking her takeaway back to her hotel after a long day.
She was in good company at the time as she had the likes of Gorka Marquez, her professional dance partner, dancer Karen Hauer and comedian Jayde Adams with her.
As well as their takeaway, they were all seen taking bottles of Corona beers up to their rooms.
Doing her thing: The smiling former Blue Peter presenter wore black leggings with a grey hoodie with Veja trainers before taking her takeaway back to her hotel after a long day
Acclaimed: The group have been practicing for around 10 hours a day in order to get their hands on that coveted glitterball trophy
The group have been practicing for around 10 hours a day in order to get their hands on that coveted glitterball trophy.
Helen appeared on Lorraine on Monday to discuss how being a single mother can be tricky while taking on exciting new career opportunities – as she offered other working mum’s advice, insisting delegation is key.
It comes after the Countryfile host was pictured breaking down as it was revealed her ex-husband Richie is having a baby with new girlfriend Stephanie – just six months after he left the family home.
Hanging out with her: Professional dancer Karen Hauer were also present on the day
End of the night: Comedian Jayde Adams was also seen returning to the hotel with the group
Time to unwind: Helen had a tray of drinks in hand as the group started to unwind after a long day
Heading to sleep: The group were no doubt keen to get to bed
When asked by stand-in host Ranvir Singh said: ‘How do you balance me time and work, or do you not, are you struggling?
Helen responded: ‘Course I am, I lump work into my me time but not everyone can do strictly for work. But for me, lower the standards, my kids do not always go to school in fully ironed uniforms and do you know what, they’ll be alright. Delegate!’
Richie’s baby announcement came just six months after Helen announced the sportsman, with whom she shares three children, had left the family home.
Opening up: Helen revealed she is struggling to balance work and ‘me time’ while taking part on Strictly during an interview on Monday
Stand-in host Ranvir Singh asked: ‘How do you balance me time and work, or do you not, are you struggling?’
Focused: Helen, seen taking part in last week’s Strictly Come Dancing, is ‘far too busy’ training
Baby on the way! Her estranged husband Richie, pictured second from left, is expecting a child with his new girlfriend Stephanie, centre
Awkward: Helen hid behind her professional partner Gorka Marquez, 32, as he spoke out about her ‘difficult time’ live on the show on Saturday
The presenter and the rugby league player welcomed their third child in December last year.
Richie ended his eight-year marriage to Helen back in April, just four months after Helen gave birth to their third child, and quickly moved on with Stephanie.
A source told The Sun that Stephanie and Richie are ‘thrilled’ to be expecting their first child, just six months after their relationship came to light.
They added: ‘Stephanie and Richie are obviously thrilled. They have moved very quickly but are extremely happy together.
‘The timing of the pregnancy may raise a few eyebrows though. It is obviously such a huge step, and one made remarkably quickly off the back of Helen and Richie’s eight-year marriage ending.
Casual; Helen walked tall in heeled ankle boots worn with leggings and a grey top
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