Helen Skelton’s husband Richie reportedly in new relationship with younger businesswoman weeks after split

Helen Skelton’s husband, Richie Myler has reportedly started on a new relationship weeks after his split from the TV star.

Just this week, the Countryfile presenter from Carlisle announced that the pair, who had been married for eight years had split. In an emotional Instagram post, the 38-year-old TV star said that Richie had “left the family home”.

The news comes only four months after the birth of their youngest daughter, Elsie Kate. Helen and Richie also have two sons; Ernie, six, and Louis, four. It has now been said that Richie is in a new relationship with a “young businesswoman” who he has been seen with “several times recently”.

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It has been claimed that the Leeds Rhinos star is “in the very early stages of a relationship” with the mystery woman, the Mirror reports. An insider told The Sun: “Richie appears to have been spending a lot of his free time with this younger, successful businesswoman. They are now in the early stages of a relationship.”

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According to LeedsLive, Helen took to Instagram to announce the news on Monday, and the post read: “Very sad to say that Richie and I are no longer a couple. He has left the family home. We will be doing our best to co-parent our small children.”

The statement came shortly after the TV presenter shared a cryptic quote about the struggles of motherhood, leading to people surmising she was finding motherhood challenging.

The post read: “A mama is always full of emotions, full of love, full of anxiety and worries, full of exhaustion and lack of energy, full of mum guilt and doubt, full of pride in her kids, full of pure joy. She feels it all, that’s the beauty of her, she carries it all too, and yet she gets up every day and does it all over again.”

Richie, 31, is yet to publicly address the split with Helen, who he married in December 2013.

Lancs Live – Cumbria