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Helen Skelton snuggles up to baby daughter in sweet new photo after making TV comeback following split

The Countryfile star confirmed her split in April

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Sharnaz Shahid
Deputy Online Editor
23 May 2022
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Helen Skelton looked every inch the doting mother as she snuggled up to baby Elsie Kate in a new heartwarming picture.

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Taking to her Instagram page on Sunday, the 38-year-old uploaded a sweet snapshot with her youngest child and simply remarked: "All the snogs for your baby girl [heart emojis] #babygirl #weekend."

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The adorable picture came one day after she returned to TV to host the rugby league coverage on Channel 4 for the first time since her split from husband Richie Myler.

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Viewers were quick to applaud her return, with one writing: "@HelenSkelton fantastic today, welcome back to Rugby League well done." Another said: "@HelenSkelton great presenting on C4, you are amazing xxxxx."

It also happened to be Richie's 32nd birthday. The sportsman took to his Instagram Story to repost a picture of himself with his sister Rachell, who also shared the snap on her own page. His sister wrote: "Happy birthday to the best big brother a sister could ask for! I love you so much and I'm so proud of who you are!"

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The TV star posted this sweet snap with her baby daughter

Helen and Richie, who share three children, announced their split in April after eight years of marriage. In a short statement, the TV presenter 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."

News of the split came just four months after the former couple welcomed their third child, a daughter named Elsie Kate. They also share sons Ernie, six, and Louis, four.

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Helen and Richie were married for eight years before separating

It has since been revealed that Richie is in a new relationship with Stephanie Thirkill, the daughter of the multi-millionaire President of the Leeds Rhinos club he plays for. Stephanie and Richie reportedly met at a rugby dinner last autumn.

Despite meeting whilst still married, Richie has insisted there was no crossover and that he began the romance with Stephanie after his marriage collapsed.

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