Helen Skelton And Husband Split After Nine Years Of Marriage


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Countryfile presenter, Helen Skelton, has announced her divorce from her husband Richie Myler after nine years of marriage.


Skelton, 38, announced the news that her marriage is over on Instagram tonight, just four months after she and the rugby player, 31, welcomed a third child.

In an emotional social media post, Helen said: “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.”

She ended the post with two broken heart emojis.

Helen and Richie wed in 2013 and have three young children, Ernie, six, Louis, five, and Elsie Kate, four months.

Richie plays as a scrum-half and fullback for Leeds Rhinos, as well as for England on an international level.


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Helen and Richie welcomed their youngest Elsie into the world on December 28th last year.

She later shared a picture of Richie carrying the bundle of joy as they left the hospital.

Skelton co-presented the BBC children’s program Blue Peter from 2008 until 2013, and since 2014 has been a presenter on Countryfile.

She also co-presented two series of the BBC One program Holiday Hit Squad alongside Angela Rippon and Joe Crowley.

In December 2013, Skelton married England national rugby league team player Richie Myler, and gave birth to their first child, a boy, on 19 June 2015.

After Myler joined the Catalans Dragons club, they moved to France in September 2015.

He currently plays for the Yorkshire club Leeds Rhinos.


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