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Helen Skelton removes wedding ring – as husband's new girlfriend is 'revealed'

The star announced her shock split in April

Helen Skelton took to Instagram Stories on Tuesday evening to share a new video with fans.

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WATCH: Helen Skelton films the reality of raising three children

But viewers couldn't help but notice that the mum-of-three had chosen to remove her wedding ring in light of her split from husband Richie Myler just a few weeks ago.

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Helen, 38. appeared in good spirits in the video, which was filmed in the kitchen of the family home. She looked casual but chic in a striped top and with her hair pulled up in a high ponytail. She accesorised with chunky gold earrings – but her wedding ring was no where to be seen.

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Helen has now removed her wedding ring

It comes after Helen herself announced the end of her eight-year marriage to rugby player Richie. In a short statement, she confirmed: "Very sad to say 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."

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Helen and Richie married in December 2013 and together share three children together – Ernie, six, Louis, five, and baby daughter Elsie, who arrived on 28 December.

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The couple have been married since 2013

According to Mail Online, however, Richie has already moved on. The 31-year-old is said to be dating Sophie Thirkill, the daughter of Andrew Thirkill, multi-millionaire President of the Leeds Rhinos club, for which Richie plays.

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Mr Thirkill is one of the richest businessmen in Leeds, with his worth estimated at £175 million.

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They share three young children together

Richie is yet to comment on his split from Helen, although he did share a cryptic post just days before the announcement.

The Leeds Rhinos star posted a snapshot showing him at training and wrote: "Light at the end of the tunnel [raised hands emoji]."

It's thought that at the time of the post, Helen was away with their three children on a beach holiday, accompanied by her mum Janet.

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