Denise Van Outen reveals she and longtime partner Eddie Boxshall to marry after lockdown

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Denise Van Outen plans to marry her partner Eddie Boxshall at the end of the third “terrible” lockdown.

The actress, 46, who has worked with city shopkeeper boyfriend Eddie Boxshall for seven years, told Hello! that although he hasn’t proposed yet, they have discussed when to get married.

She also said her 10-year-old daughter Betsy, whom she shares with her ex-husband Lee Mead, was “desperate” for them to get married as soon as possible.

Wedding bells: Denise Van Outen plans to marry partner Eddie Boxshall after third ‘terrible’ lockdown ends

She said: “After our podcast ends and this terrible lockdown is over, there will be wedding bells.

“Betsy desperately wants us to get married; she tells us all the time. We want to do it too, surrounded by all our family and friends.

Denise and Lee were married between 2009 and 2013. She met Eddie soon after.

The pair have also started seeing a counselor to ‘fix the issues’ before the wedding, and their talks will feature in a new podcast, Before We Say I Do, which will be released later in January.

Bubble: Professional skater Matt Evers lives with Denise's daughter Betsy, 10, Denise and Eddie, during the current lockdown, adhead of Dancing On Ice

Bubble: Professional skater Matt Evers lives with Denise’s daughter Betsy, 10, Denise and Eddie, during the current lockdown, adhead of Dancing On Ice

She added: “There hasn’t been an official proposal yet but we are talking a lot about getting married.

“I once commented that I never understood why a lot of people get married without first ironing out their worries because the problems come over them years later.

“That’s when we came up with this fun idea for a podcast series for me and Eddie, which would involve getting tips for fixing the flaws most people brush under the rug before we venture out.” in marriage.

“Eddie and I have encountered different types of counselors and had discussions that most couples avoid. We went to a food therapist and a counselor with a laugh and underwent hypnosis where we had to imagine we were each other and tell the truth.

Denise is on the upcoming Dancing On Ice series and told the magazine that her professional partner, Matt Evers, moved into their house to form a Covid-19 bubble.

Ex: She also said that her daughter Betsy, 10, whom she shares with her ex-husband Lee Mead [pictured], was `` desperate '' for them to get married as soon as possible

Ex: She also said her daughter Betsy, 10, whom she shares with her ex-husband Lee Mead [pictured], was “desperate” for them to get married as soon as possible

Denise recently admitted that she “really struggles” with her intense training program, falling in every workout.

The TV personality appeared on Lorraine and revealed she was “petrified” by her upcoming debut on the ITV skating competition.

Speaking to presenter Andi Peters, she said candidly: “I’m so scared. If I had done this show 10-15 years ago I would have been so confident, but the older you get the more aware you are that if you have an injury you need twice as long to recover and I am just petrified all the time.

'I'm really struggling': She is set to appear in Dancing On Ice in 2021, but Denise admitted she was 'petrified' by her upcoming debut after falling in every workout

‘I’m really struggling’: She is set to appear on Dancing On Ice in 2021, but Denise admitted she was ‘petrified’ by her upcoming debut after falling in every workout

“When I was younger and a kid I used to do ballet, so I grew up learning to point my toes. It’s the worst thing you can do on ice because you’re hitting your hoof pick and flying.

“I literally fell in every workout, I’m the clumsiest of all the celebrities, it’s ridiculous. “

Speaking to Sunday Mirror’s Notebook Magazine earlier this year, Denise cited her daughter Betsy as the reason she wouldn’t take too many risks on the ice.

But she also attributed to her child, eight, the reason she decided to take the plunge and appear in Dancing On Ice.

Feel the Fear: 'I'm so scared,' she said discussing her skating progress

Feel the Fear: “I’m so scared,” she said discussing her skating progress

She told Andi, 50, “I think I’m crazy. I thought it would be nice to learn a new skill and my daughter and I have been watching the show for years and she loves it.

“And I was like, ‘If I’m ever going to do it, I’ll do it now when she’s 10 and she thinks I’m cool. If I leave her until 12 or 13, I will be embarrassing.

“So I thought,” do it now while I’m still flexible enough to do some of the lifts. But it’s so hard, it’s so much harder than I thought.

Denise is in partnership with professional skating veteran Matt Evers.

In the show’s 2020 series, he competed alongside Steps frontman Ian ‘H’ Watkins, and they set a precedent as the first same-sex couple Dancing On Ice.

Motivation: Denise cited her daughter Betsy as the reason she wouldn't take too many risks on the ice, but she also credited her as the reason she decided to appear on the show

Motivation: Denise cited her daughter Betsy as the reason she wouldn’t take too many risks on the ice, but she also credited her as the reason she decided to appear on the show

Speaking about her partnership with the skater, 44, Denise said, “He’s so adorable. He’s been on the show since daybreak – he’s such a support and he has so much patience.

“The way he taught me, honestly, I take my hat off because some days he must want to bang his head against a brick wall.” It doesn’t fit, I’m really struggling.

Available now: Read the full interview in Hello!  magazine

Available now: Read the full interview in Hello! magazine

“I love the performance side. I’m a bit of a jazz fan, but my feet are everywhere at the bottom.

She added, “He lived with us which is lovely because we had met Matt before the show and spent a little time with him, we were like, ‘Look, why don’t you come and do some bubbles with us? We love having him here, he’s part of the family now.

Denise will compete against reality TV star Billie Faiers, 31, Neighbors legend Jason Donovan, 52, and Rebekah Vardy, 38, who is currently involved in a WAG war with Coleen Rooney.

The lineup also includes radio host Myleene Klass, 39, rapper Lady Leshurr, 30, comedian Rufus Hound, 41, DJ Sonny Jay, 27, athletes Colin Jackson, 53 and Graham Bell, 54. years old, and actress Faye Brookes, 33.

Read the full interview in Hello! magazine, now available. Dancing On Ice premieres on ITV on January 17th.

Dancing On Ice 2021: Who are the celebrities?

CLASSE MYLEENE

Age: 42

Profession: Musician and radio host

Myleene dit: “My daughters always wanted me to do this but I’ve always been too scared that someone would skate on my fingers!

JASON DONOVAN

Age: 52

Profession: Actor and singer, best known for playing Scott Robinson in Neighbors

Jason says: “Being able to learn a skill and spend time focusing is pretty exciting, and I can’t wait to see you guys.

FAYE BROOKES

Age: 33

Profession: Actress best known for her role as Kate Connor in Coronation Street

Faye says: ‘I’m so excited! The producers get to know you and it’s the first time that I think people will just see me, not being a character… Just being me – Faye!

COLIN JACKSON

Age: 53

Profession: Former sprint and obstacle athlete who has since carved out a career as a TV personality

Colin says: “You go out there, have fun and learn a new skill and perfecting the skill of skating will be just a huge, huge plus. I can not wait to be there.

REBEKAH VARDY

Age: 38

Profession: Tv personality

Rebekah says: “I can’t wait to get started. I will give my 100% effort for all of this.

RUFUS HOUND

Age: 41

Profession: Actor

Rufus this: “I do it for the money. I don’t know if you’ve heard, but about six months ago this global pandemic struck and took away pretty much everything I ever did to earn a pound!

DENISE VAN OUTEN

Age: 46

Profession: Artist and presenter, best known for The Big Breakfast

Denise says: ‘I’m really excited. Finally, I can tell people. I have kept this a secret from most of my friends and family. Betsy [her daughter] don’t even know …

SONNY JAY

Age: 27

Profession: Singer and radio presenter, best known for his daily breakfast show on Capital Radio

Sonny says: “I don’t want to fall, not in front of the nation. I don’t want to be a meme the next day!

JOE-WARREN FACTORY

Age: 18

Profession: Actor best known for his role as Jacob Gallagher in Emmerdale

Joe-Warren says: “I’m super excited. I’m glad I have Emmerdale’s time to really focus on training… ‘

GRAHAM BELL

Age: 54

Profession: Former Olympic skier, who is also a television presenter, adventurer and journalist

Graham dit: ‘Ice doesn’t scare me, it’s dancing … [My experience was confined to] ‘dancing on tables, wearing après-ski ski boots It’s neither graceful nor elegant!

LADY LESHURR

Age: 30

Profession: Rapper

Lady this: “I’m petrified, (but) I’ve always wanted to ice skate, so what better way than doing it in front of millions of people.

Billie Faiers

Age: 30

Profession: Television personality

Billie says: “I am so excited to announce that I will be participating. I still can’t believe I’m really doing this !! ‘

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