Helen Skelton and her professional dance partner Gorka Marquez left a dance rehearsal Monday after she opened up about being a single mother.
The TV host, 39, who was makeup-free for the session, was dressed in a gray hooded jacket and gym leggings with Veja trainers.
Helen’s sighting comes just hours after she started wrestling with balancing work and “me-time” while caring for her three children.
Home time! Helen Skelton and her professional dance partner Gorka Marquez left a dance rehearsal Monday after she opened up about being a single mother.
But Helen showed up in good spirits after the 10-hour training session ahead of her performance this weekend during week five of the show.
The former host of Blue Peter carried her tote bag over her shoulder and adorned with tiny hoop earrings, while wearing her blonde locks loosely.
She was flanked by Gorka, 32, who sipped a Red Bull and wore a quilted waistcoat and sweatshirt with cargo-style pants.
Calm: The TV host, 39, who was makeup-free for the session, was dressed in a gray hooded jacket and gym leggings with Veja trainers
Open book: Helen’s sighting comes just hours after she began struggling to balance work and ‘me-time’ while caring for her three children
Hours earlier, Helen revealed that she struggles to balance work and ‘me-time’ while taking part in Strictly Come Dancing.
She appeared in Lorraine Monday to discuss how difficult it can be to be a single mom while taking on exciting new career opportunities — while advising other working moms, insisting delegation was key.
It comes after the Countryfile host was pictured collapsing when it was revealed her ex-husband Richie Myler is having a baby with new girlfriend Stephanie Thirkill – just six months after he left the family home.
When asked by stand-in host Ranvir Singh said, ‘How do you balance my time and work, or not, are you struggling?
Bye! But Helen showed up in good spirits after the 10-hour training session ahead of her performance this weekend during week five of the show
Driver: The former Blue Peter host carried her tote bag over her shoulder and adorned with tiny hoop earrings, while wearing her highlighted blonde locks loose
Helen replied, ‘Of course I am, I cram work into my me-time, but not everyone can do it strictly for work. But for me, lower the standards, my kids don’t always go to school in fully ironed uniforms and you know what, they’ll be fine. Delegate!’
She looked effortlessly chic in a black, figure-hugging midi dress and a pair of cream boots.
It comes after Helen, who shares three children with ex Richie, reportedly heard the baby news before Stephanie, 32, announced it on social media.
The news of the pregnancy comes just six months after Helen announced that Richie, 32, with whom she shares three children, had left the family home.
Opening up: Helen revealed she struggles to balance work and ‘me-time’ while participating in Strictly
Positive: She showed up in Lorraine Monday to discuss how it can be tough being a single mom while taking on exciting new career opportunities — while advising other working moms, she insisted delegation is key
Stand-in presenter Ranvir Singh asked, ‘How do you balance time and work, or are you struggling?’
The presenter and the rugby player welcomed their third child last December.
She was seen wiping her eyes while drinking a cup of coffee before heading to rehearsals for Strictly Come Dancing with her pro partner Gorka Marquez.
Former Blue Peter presenter Helen and Richie are said to maintain “warm relationships” for the sake of their children.
Richie ended his eight-year marriage to Helen in April, just four months after Helen gave birth to their third child, and quickly moved on with Stephanie.
Oh dear: It comes after it was revealed her ex-husband Richie is having a baby with new girlfriend Stephanie Thirkill – just six months after he left the family home
Family: Helen shares three children with her ex Richie
A source told The Sun that Stephanie and Richie are “excited” to be expecting their first child just six months after their relationship came to light.
They added: “Stephanie and Richie are clearly excited. They moved very quickly but are very happy together.
However, the timing of pregnancy may raise eyebrows. It’s clearly such a huge step, and one that was made remarkably quickly with the end of Helen and Richie’s eight-year marriage.
Focused: Helen, who took part in Strictly Come Dancing last week, is ‘way too busy’ working out
“But Richie and Helen are very close, and in a way the timing is actually perfect as Helen is so happy right now.”
The source added that Helen is “way too busy” to focus on her training and rehearsals for Strictly.
Stephanie is thought to be showing a noticeable bump on social media already.
MailOnline contacted Helen and Richie’s representatives at the time for comment.
Baby on the way! Helen’s estranged husband Richie, pictured second from left, is expecting a child with his new girlfriend Stephanie, center
Helen hid behind her professional partner Gorka Marquez when he spoke live on Saturday about her “difficult time.”
Twinkle-toed star Gorka, 32, tried to boost Helen’s confidence by telling her to “please believe in you” after she appeared to hint at her personal problems.
After their dance, Gorka said, “I know you’ve had a rough time and I know you may not feel like you’re beautiful or good enough, or whatever, but if you don’t believe in yourself, I believe in you.” you. . Everyone here believes in you, your family believes in you.
“It doesn’t matter how many times I say it or the judges say it, or someone says it, only you are the one who can make the change and the one who has to believe in you because you are an amazing woman, very inspiring, an amazing mother and a great dancer, so please believe in you.’
Helen looked uneasy as Gorka gave his heartfelt speech before ducking behind him to hide her face.
Awkward: Helen hid behind her professional partner Gorka Marquez, 32, as he spoke about her ‘difficult time’ live on Saturday’s show