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Amanda Holden reveals what her daughters really think of her on TV

The Britain's Got Talent star shares two children with husband Chris

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Diane Shipley
Senior Online Writer
June 7, 2020
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Amanda Holden has shared how her children feel about her appearing on TV, including some of the more risqué things she wears and says on Britain's Got Talent – and it turns out they're not bothered in the slightest! The 49-year-old opened up about her career and family life in a new interview with The Daily Star, which was published on Sunday. The mum-of-two married music producer Chris Hughes back in 2008 and the pair share two daughters: Alexa, 14, and Hollie, eight.

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Amanda said that she has faced online trolling, often prompted by her revealing outfits on the ITV talent show. However, the mum-of-two shared that Chris is very supportive and down-to-earth, saying: "I’ve got a very strong husband who is very sensible and not like me in any way. He cuts through all the [expletive] and keeps me sane." The star went on: "Nothing matters as long as you are happy and healthy and relatively stable."

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Amanda Holden shares two children with her husband Chris Hughes

As the Daily Mail reported this weekend, the presenter and West End star previously revealed that her daughters don't have a problem with how she chooses to dress for TV appearances. Former This Morning host Amanda said: "I dress to feel confident. I try not to think about age anymore when I'm dressing. My children don't bat an eyelid at what I wear and love borrowing my clothes. Of course, I have fun on Britain's Got Talent - it's the perfect opportunity to take risks. Times have changed and I don't feel anyone should feel pressure to dress for your age."

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As well as her family, another source of mental stability for Amanda amid the pandemic is running, as she shared on social media on Saturday. Taking to Instagram, the star uploaded a photo of herself in pretty purple workout gear, which she captioned: "Running every day has kept my head together during this time."

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