Jamie Oliver and Jools Oliver are preparing for Christmas, but around this time last year they were at a glitzy event after hinting at a family expansion
Jamie Oliver and his wife Jools are gearing up for a big family Christmas with their five children - Poppy, 20, Daisy, 19, Petal, 13, Buddy, 12, and six-year-old River. This time last year, the Olivers were attending a glamorous event, and had even hinted at Christmases to come.
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Jamie shared a sweet snapshot that showed him and Jools standing with their arms around each other and smiling for the camera. Mum-of-five Jools looked chic in a faux leather skirt teamed with a floral print blouse while Jamie was dapper in a velvet jacket, shirt and jeans.
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"Thanks for tuning in to my #JamiesTogether Christmas special!" Jamie, 47, wrote. "I hope I've inspired you to try something a little different this year and taken the stress out of the prep. Let me know what you're going to cook! All the recipes from the show are in my new book #JamiesTogether - link in my bio. Big love from me and the rest of the Olivers x x."
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The pair looked so in love
Fans and celebrity friends were quick to comment with Emma Willis telling the TV chef, "Loved it! You got us proper in the mood!" "Watched it in Sydney! Thanks for all the tips," one follower revealed while a second shared: "Going to pick up the book tomorrow, and give it all a bash!"
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The post came after Jamie revealed that Jools would love to expand their brood even further. Appearing on The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X, Jamie shared: "I don't think so but… No, listen, I don't have a choice in this. I know they say it takes two to tango. Not in my house."
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Host Chris Moyles then recalled: "I was with Jamie and Jools… and I think I made a joke about them having 98 children and Jamie goes, 'Yeah, we're done now,' and then Jools looked and went, 'Although one more might be nice,' and Jamie looked at her. I think I walked away."
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Laughing, Jamie replied: "It was uncomfortable! She's just so maternal and she's got so much love to give I can't… but what do you do? I just keep saying, 'But what about me? Don't worry about the kids! Moi!' That's the great thing about a dog. I've never seen anyone in my family more pleased to see me!"
Jools has spoken about further expanding the couple's family
Jools, 47, previously revealed she might use IVF to try to have a sixth child after suffering five miscarriages. Asked about another baby, she said: "Once you have these miscarriages you are always like, this baby is meant to be here, I have to keep trying.
"So I have thought about IVF because having researched it and spoken to some amazing people, it seems like the right option for my age. But you know that it's hard because also I've got a partner you know, I've got to think about him I'm not so sure he's that keen to do it that way. So I don't want to push anything, because I'm very lucky."
Although Jamie's comments are now a year old, it looks like there hasn't been any progress on whether the Oliver clan will soon be welcoming a sixth member.
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