She began dating Frank Lampard in 2009 and they got married in 2015.
She, like Edith Bowman, became an established English television host.
Frank then subsquently moved her and the children out of the family home he owned.
Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard Christine, 37, has been dating the soccer star since 2009 but he admits there were "difficulties" involved for his daughters Luna, 11, and Isla, nine, whom he has with his former fiancée Elen Rivas, in adapting to having a stepmother, but now they all have a strong bond.
But these pictures are are likely to upset Frank's ex, and mother to Luna and Isla, Elen Rivas, as it was reported last month that the girls had taken to calling Christine 'mum'.
At Christmas the children were the subject of a public row between Christine and Elen.
Christine Bleakley has defended her husband Frank Lampard, after an Instagram Story he posted received backlash.
Dancing On Ice host Christine, 33, who got engaged to Chelsea midfielder Frank in June 2011, recently said: “I want it to be easy, so [the wedding will take place] probably here or in Ireland.” But a source close to Christine reveals an ongoing feud with Elen – mum of Frank’s two daughters, Luna, seven, and Isla, five – is one of the factors in her decision to have a low-key ceremony.
She’s looking at venues in her hometown of Newtownards, Northern Ireland.” Insiders add that Christine has started planning a hen party in Dubai, so she’s “tanned and well-rested” for the ceremony. She’s excited and has said: ‘I’m becoming a stepmum and wife on the same day!
We were over the moon for Christine and Frank Lampard last week when they announced they were expecting their first baby after almost three years of marriage.
Relations with Elen are at an all-time low and she wants to be sure her wedding is all about her and Frank.
She’s fed up with the situation, but knows Elen will always be in her life so she knows she has to grin and bear it.” But Elen has told pals she’d never use the girls in a war with her ex-fiancé Frank, 34, who she split with in 2008 after seven years.