Paddy and Christine McGuinness 'working things through'
9 April 2018 - 8:00 AM

Paddy and Christine McGuinness 'working things through'

Share article:

Christine McGuinness is "working things through" with her husband Paddy.

The 30-year-old model - who has been married to the "Take Me Out" star since 2011 - admits she and her husband have had an incredibly tough year but she believes they can make it through together.

She said: "As a family we've had an awful lot to deal with, but you can only do your best in a relationship and like anything else it takes working at and we're working things through. We've always been extremely private; we've been together 11 years and there have been ups and downs.

"I was 19 when we met. These headlines were easy for me to go, "It's not even worth focusing on!" We've been through a lot as a couple in private, but I still love Paddy. The recent headlines made us open our eyes. It made us realise we have to make some changes. We were like, "We can do better than this, we can make each other a lot happier.""

And Christine has confessed that the last 12 months have been "one of the toughest years of her life"

Paddy McGuinness' pre-show ritual

Paddy McGuinness' pre-show ritual

22 March 2019 - 4:00 PM

Paddy McGuinness' pre-show ritual

Asked if she wants any more children, she added: "No, I'm done - three is the magic number. We would have kept going, but a lot has gone on. It's been one of the toughest years of my life."

Christine also confessed to "blaming herself" after she and Paddy found out their four-year-old twins, Leo and Penelope, have autism.

Keith Lemon: Paddy McGuinness was always going to be Celebrity Juice captain

Keith Lemon: Paddy McGuinness was always going to be Celebrity Juice captain

21 March 2019 - 3:00 PM

Keith Lemon: Paddy McGuinness was always going to be Celebrity Juice captain

She told the new issue of OK! magazine: "I blamed myself. I thought it must be my fault because they've only ever been with me; I didn't even let my husband look after them. Felicity can't be diagnosed until she's three and she could be copying the twins" mannerisms, but even at six months old she was tensing her body when she was excited. She walks on tiptoes and she does a flapping arm movement when she's happy or excited. These are common signs of autism."

Lee Mead staying with Holby City
24 March 2019

Lee Mead staying with Holby City

Lee Mead staying with Holby City
Dani Dyer won't make another show with Jack Fincham
24 March 2019

Dani Dyer won't make another show with Jack Fincham

Dani Dyer won't make another show with Jack Fincham
Lesley Joseph upset by guff gaffe
24 March 2019

Lesley Joseph upset by guff gaffe

Lesley Joseph upset by guff gaffe
Carol Vorderman credits curvy figure to menopause
23 March 2019

Carol Vorderman credits curvy figure to menopause

Carol Vorderman credits curvy figure to menopause
Coronation Street set targeted by thieves
23 March 2019

Coronation Street set targeted by thieves

Coronation Street set targeted by thieves
Carol Vorderman's unconventional love life
23 March 2019

Carol Vorderman's unconventional love life

Carol Vorderman's unconventional love life
Paddy McGuinness' pre-show ritual
22 March 2019

Paddy McGuinness' pre-show ritual

Paddy McGuinness' pre-show ritual
Susannah Fielding: Susanna Reid has it harder than me
22 March 2019

Susannah Fielding: Susanna Reid has it harder than me

Susannah Fielding: Susanna Reid has it harder than me
Adrian Dunbar stopped by real-life cops who love Line of Duty
22 March 2019

Adrian Dunbar stopped by real-life cops who love Line of Duty

Adrian Dunbar stopped by real-life cops who love Line of Duty
Claire King was hit with umbrellas by angry Emmerdale fans
22 March 2019

Claire King was hit with umbrellas by angry Emmerdale fans

Claire King was hit with umbrellas by angry Emmerdale fans
Jimmy Carr is considering getting a hair transplant
22 March 2019

Jimmy Carr is considering getting a hair transplant

Jimmy Carr is considering getting a hair transplant
Christine Lampard had crush on Eamonn Holmes
22 March 2019

Christine Lampard had crush on Eamonn Holmes

Christine Lampard had crush on Eamonn Holmes