Helen Skelton And Husband Split After Nine Years Of Marriage

Helen Skelton

Helen Skelton, the presenter of Countryfile, has divorced her husband Richie Myler after nine years of marriage.

Skelton, 38, revealed her divorce on Instagram tonight, only four months after her and her rugby star husband, 31, welcomed their third child.


“Very sad to say that Richie and I are no longer a couple,” Helen said in an emotional social media post. He’s moved out of the house. We’ll do our utmost to share parenting duties with our young children.”

She closed the post with two emojis of broken hearts.

Helen and Richie married in 2013 and have three kids: Ernie, six, Louis, five, and Elsie Kate, four months.

Richie is a scrum-half and fullback for the Leeds Rhinos, as well as an international player for England.

Helen Skelton And Husband Split

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Last December 28th, Helen and Richie welcomed their youngest daughter Elsie into the world.

She later uploaded a photo of Richie leaving the hospital with the bundle of joy.

Skelton co-hosted the BBC children’s show Blue Peter from 2008 to 2013, and has been a Countryfile presenter since 2014.

Along with Angela Rippon and Joe Crowley, she co-hosted two series of the BBC One show Holiday Hit Squad.

Skelton married England national rugby league player Richie Myler in December 2013, and their first child, a boy, was born on June 19, 2015.

They went to France in September 2015 after Myler joined the Catalan Dragons team.

He is now a member of the Leeds Rhinos of Yorkshire.


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