Heartbreak for Helen Skelton As Ex-Husband Richie Myler’s New Partner Pregnant Again

Key Takeaways

  • With a heart emoji, Richie announced Stephanie’s first pregnancy on Instagram in March 2023.
  • Stephanie is now seven months pregnant with their second child.
  • Richie began a relationship with Stephanie Thirkill soon after separating from Helen.

Helen Skelton’s former husband, Richie Myler, and his girlfriend, Stephanie Thirkill, are expecting their second child together.

The couple was pregnant with their first child in August 2022.

Richie delightedly shared the news of their upcoming arrival via Instagram in March 2023, expressing his happiness with a simple heart emoji (which has since been deleted).

Along with the post came heartfelt congratulations to the couple, with one commenting, “Beautiful photo.

A year later, the couple was blessed with their first child, a daughter, Olivia.

Richie Myler and his girlfriend, Stephanie Thirkill (Source:thesun.co.uk)

After a year, the rugby player prepares again to become a father to Stephanie.

As per sources, the ‘Leeds Rhinos‘ president’s daughter is seven months pregnant.

The soon-to-be parents are thrilled with the upcoming ‘newest’ addition.

A close source told The Sun,

Richie and Stephanie are over the moon about adding to their family. It’s been a wonderful year for them with their daughter Olivia celebrating her first birthday this month. They couldn’t be happier.”

However, amidst the joyous news, the news has left Helen heartbroken.

A source reported,

Helen found the news of Richie and Stephanie’s first child painful so this will be difficult. She is moving on as best she can and is focused on being a parent to their children.

Helen Skelton and ex-husband Richie Myler (Source: Getty)

Helen and Richie parted ways after almost a decade-long relationship.

The ex-couple married in December 2013 and had three children: two sons and a daughter.

Richie and Helen welcomed their first child, Ernie, on June 19, 2015.

After almost two years, the two were blessed with another son named Louis, born in April 2017.

Then, four years later, their first daughter, Elsie, came into the family, born on December 28, 2021.

While everything was going smoothly for the family, the couple dropped the bombshell about their split.

In April 2022, just four months after having their youngest child, Richie left the family home.

Breaking the news to everyone, Helen announced,

Very sad to say that Richie and I are no longer a couple. He has left the family home. We will be doing our best to co-parent our small children.

Before parting ways, they had been renovating a house in Yorkshire.

Talking to the Mirror, Helen spoke about how they were taking on their parental roles and managing their time apart, saying:

No… We’re not in the house together we are staying out of each other’s way. We say this is the dream as we have breakfast, lunch and dinner together but then look after the kids in shifts. You appreciate the other in this situation. I don’t think he’ll ever say again, ‘What do you do with the kids all day? ‘ Sometimes he would get in from work and he’d be that husband that would look at the kitchen and say, ‘How is this still a mess when she’s been off all day? ‘ Now he’s done it he’s like, ‘How does she stay sane?

Then, in her autobiography titled ‘In My Stride,’ she broke her silence and revealed that she was ‘blindsided‘ when Richie, her ex-husband, wanted to decide to end their eight-year-long relationship.

She asserted,

I was in shock. I know that following break-ups, people often say they didn’t see it coming and it sounds like a cliche, but that was me.”

Following the separation, Richie moved on swiftly with marketing executive Stephanie Thirkill.

The two first met at Leeds Rhinos and made their relationship official on Instagram in July 2022, attending Wimbledon together.

FAQs

When Did Richie Myler And Stephanie Thirkill Have Their First Child Together?

Richie Myler and Stephanie Thirkill welcomed their first child, a daughter named Olivia, in March 2023.

What Is Richie Myler’s Ex-Wife Helen Skelton’s Reaction to Stephanie’s Second Pregnancy?

According to reports, the news of Stephanie Thirkill’s second pregnancy with Richie Myler has left his ex-wife Helen heartbroken. A source stated that Skelton found the news of their first child painful, so this second pregnancy will be difficult for her, although she is focused on co-parenting her three children with Myler.

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