Exclusive: Louise Redknapp reveals she will always love ex-husband Jamie as she opens up in heartfelt interview - EpicNews


In an unique interview and photoshoot with HELLO! Journal, Louise Redknapp has opened up about her relationship with ex-husband Jamie, saying she’s going to all the time love him. “I nonetheless love him,” she advised HELLO!. “After 21 years collectively how may I not nonetheless love him? He’s the daddy of my boys. Jamie’s a fantastic dad and could be very proud that our sons love me a lot. He has old school values and tells them to respect and love their mum.”

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And he or she says that, after divorcing in January 2018 after 20 years of marriage, they’re co-parenting their two sons in a constructive means. “We now have a fantastic system co-parenting them between us,” she continues. “Our rule is that whereas one among us is working, the opposite is with them. We each need the youngsters on a regular basis and encourage the opposite to exit in order that we will have them. We share every little thing, too. On Christmas Day we do the presents collectively, they’re from us each. Perhaps this works now as a result of neither of us is in a relationship, however I prefer to suppose it can all the time be like that.”

Louise additionally describes the deterioration within the run-up to the cut up as a gradual course of that crept up on her. “For a lot of my married life I used to be extraordinarily completely satisfied,” she says. “However little by little I started to unravel. I felt as if I used to be a spectator watching my life unfold; I used to be dropping myself and felt very lonely. The lives of everybody round me had been so fast-paced whereas mine felt stagnant.”


“I used to be dropping myself and felt very lonely,” mirrored Louise

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And he or she says she hasn’t dominated out courting once more. “Over the past two years all my power has gone into my boys, my profession, making a brand new house and feeling assured. It will be good to get pleasure from some male firm, although. If the suitable man turns up and sparks fly, who is aware of the place it can lead. I’m the softest, soppiest human being on the planet. I’m not trying to get married once more – however I wouldn’t rule it out. Whoever I meet may have massive footwear to fill.”

The star, who shot to fame as a part of the 1992 lady band Everlasting, shocked followers in 2017 when she and Jamie introduced their cut up. The information got here virtually a 12 months after Louise took half in Strictly Come Dancing alongside skilled dancer Kevin Clifton. Throughout a earlier interview with HELLO!, Louise confessed how participating in Strictly actually boosted her confidence. “I’ve had so many messages from ladies saying, ‘You are doing it for ladies of their 40s who’re mums,'” she stated in 2016. “It was so good to have beautiful feedback from ladies saying, ‘We’re pleased with you’. Meaning extra to me than something. I used to be actually scared about doing Strictly.”


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“On the launch I used to be pondering, ‘I do not know if I am lower out for this,'” she added. “It was to this point out of my consolation zone. However I’ve realised – and lots of mums will recognise this – that it is fairly good to really feel a bit egocentric. I stand up and dance every single day, which I like. I needed to get my confidence again a bit.” Since showing on Strictly, Louise has managed to reinvent herself. She landed a task within the 9 to five musical and went on to launch her new album Heavy Love.

Talking about her resolution to participate in Strictly, Louise defined: “I went into this with no expectations. I am proud of my life, with being a mum and doing my ardour initiatives. My causes for doing this [Strictly] are private relatively than for my work. The one factor I might like to expertise is doing one thing on the stage. I prefer to work. Lots of people say, ‘Why do you hassle working?’ Everyone seems to be completely different, however I’ve labored since I used to be 16 years outdated and would wrestle to cease now.”

To learn the complete interview with Louise, choose up the most recent copy of HELLO!, out on Monday