Shane Richie has revealed that he and his wife Christie are considering adopting a baby after his I’m A Celebrity stint.
The EastEnders actor, 51, who has five children, said they have been talking about it for some time as Christie, 41, is eager to add to their offspring.
Shane already has three children with Christie – Mackenzie Blue, 14, Lolita Bell, 12, and Romani-Skye Angel Shelley, nine – as well as two children from his previous marriage to Coleen Nolan; Shane Roche Jr, 31, and Jake Roche, 28.
Baby plans: Shane Richie revealed he and his wife Christie are considering adopting a baby after passing through I’m a Celebrity
Shane a dit The sun: “We are still talking about it, me and Christie, and because she is fifteen years younger than me and only 41 years old, there is still time.
“We’re talking about having another baby and there is still time and she is still talking about wanting another child (her own biological child) and I know our daughters would love another sibling.
“But now we’re talking about adopting and because we live in Surrey the rules are very different from when we lived in Bucks a long time ago, but I’m still up for it. “
Family: The EastEnders actor, 51, who has five children, said he has been talking about it for some time as Christie, 41, is eager to add to their brood (pictured in 2012)
Shane said the only thing holding him back is his worry if he is eligible now due to his age and the instability of his job as an actor, as there will be times when he will be away from home. him.
The TV star, who married Christie in 2007, said if his wife wanted to continue with the adoption process, he would support her and her children “would like” another addition to their family.
Shane also said that if adoption is not an option, they might consider favoring it when they are older.
It comes after the EastEnders star’s eldest son, Shane Jnr, accused I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! bosses of “editing the show to provoke tension” amid her father’s feud with AJ Pritchard.
Loving dad: Shane already has three kids with Christie, Mackenzie Blue, 14, Lolita Bell, 12, and Romani-Skye Angel Shelley, nine (pictured in 2019)
Large brood: Shane also has two children from his previous marriage to Coleen Nolan – Shane Roche Jr, 31, and Jake Roche, 28 (pictured from 2009)
Defending: This comes after EastEnders star’s eldest son, Shane Jnr, accused I’m A Celebrity bosses of “editing the show to cause tension” amid his father’s feud with AJ Pritchard
Viewers of the popular ITV show saw EastEnders star Shane, 56, and former Strictly pro AJ, 26, take on cleaning duties – and actor’s son Shane was left angry after a tense scene aired Thursday between the two.
In the clip, Shane asked who was doing the dishes before jokingly tossing his box on the floor and later transferring it to a bucket for cleaning – much to AJ’s chagrin.
He tweeted, “I know it’s a TV show but you play with the people who live man. “(Sic)
“If there is really tension, I totally agree. Or do you edit to create tension? This is what I do not agree with. I know it’s TV, but there are some mean comments and it’s not fair.
Another fan accused Shane of “intimidating AJ”, writing, “When he threw his dishes and then walked past AJ, putting his hand on AJ’s shoulder and pressing it down.” Let’s get this Shane out of there, the first to be rejected.
Icy: Viewers saw Shane and AJ, 26, mess around with cleaning tasks – and actor’s son Shane Nolan, 28, was left angry after a tense scene aired between the two on Thursday .
Fury: Shane Jr said, “If there’s really tension I’m all for. Or do you edit to create tension? This is what I do not agree with. I know it’s TV but there are vile comments
Shane quickly responded by writing, “Bullying, what’s wrong with people? “
Shane Nolan, who previously called AJ a “little slut” over his argument with Shane, had tweeted earlier in the evening: “Oooooh Aj doesn’t like my old man. Absolutely hilarious. ‘
He also urged fans to vote for his father, writing, “Guys, you can vote for your favorite now.
“I would really appreciate it if you voted for @ realshanerichie. I know he’s not everyone’s cup of tea but I can’t say he hasn’t given us something to talk about. #alwaysbealegendinmyeyes #imacelebrity. ‘
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Defense: Shane defended his father amid fan ‘harassment’ allegation and joked about AJ’s dislike of his father