Davina McCall displays on ‘wonderful yr’ as she finds love once more after painful divorce


Davina McCall had each cause to beam as she ­attended the Every day Mirror’s Satisfaction of Britain Awards carrying an attractive flower-patterned gown.

For the ever-popular TV host, the whole lot is arising roses.

Her ITV present Lengthy Misplaced Household is effectively bedded in and ­proving a perennial favorite.

A budding telly mission will spring to life subsequent yr. However it’s super-fit Davina’s love life that’s actually blooming.

On the Chelsea Flower Present within the spring, the ex-Huge Brother presenter, 52, revealed her ­blossoming ­romance with celeb stylist Michael Douglas, 45.

Davina’s 17-year marriage to Matthew Robertson led to 2017 earlier than she began courting Michael.

Mum-of-three Davina mentioned: “This yr has been wonderful. I’ve obtained a brand new man. I’m very comfortable. All in all it’s been an ideal yr. I’m having fun with life a lot.”

The couple have been snapped canoodling on a number of events and Davina has referred to as Michael “one in all my favorite individuals” when sharing a hyperlink to a podcast he appeared on.



Davina and Husband Matthew Robertson cut up after 17 years of marriage

Davina has not solely been fortunate in love. Her tv profession can be trying actually wholesome.

She helped reunite shut ­family members after years of separation within the ninth sequence of Lengthy Misplaced Household, which she presents with Nicky Campbell, 58.

There have additionally been two 2019 specials of the transferring present which is such a success with viewers.

And in September she was ­introduced as a decide for The Masked Singer on ITV, which can air subsequent yr. She additionally fronts Channel 4’s The £100Okay Drop.

Davina is one in all TV’s most recognisable faces however she continues to be not sure of herself. She mentioned: “Work has been ­wonderful. I’ve obtained imposter syndrome, the place you suppose somebody goes faucet you on the shoulder. I feel all people has it.

“You suppose, ‘She will sit on her laurels’, however no, by no means. I all the time simply suppose I’ve had my time, possibly that is it.

“Ever since I left Fashions 1 [agency] to get into telly, I requested them to maintain my job open for like 5 years. It was the longest ever maternity depart.

“I used to be like, ‘Can I nonetheless come again if all of it goes improper?’ I had that factor of the place all of it may nonetheless go improper, nevertheless it simply by no means did.”



Davina McCall within the press room in the course of the Satisfaction of Britain Awards

But regardless of her uncertainty, Davina nonetheless has loads of hopes and goals for the longer term.

And one of many issues on her bucket record is to satisfy her hero and ­inspiration – US chat present host Oprah Winfrey, 65.

Davina mentioned: “She has performed lots of good on the planet, and I feel she modified the dialog and it unfold over to the UK – ‘let’s discuss issues, let’s not conceal stuff’ – and I actually like what she has performed.

“She is wonderful. I might minimize off my proper arm to satisfy Oprah.”

And Davina believes TV is now extra welcoming to older ladies.

She mentioned: “I feel we are actually heading right into a time the place age is, in a bizarre manner, a profit, due to the data you may have.”

In addition to her TV ­success, Davina has ­turn into a ­health guru, launching her personal profitable ­health DVDs.

However she says she doesn’t over do the train, insisting: “I work out three or 4 instances per week.

“It’s achievable.”



Michael Douglas and Davina McCall

Davina is believed to have ­briefly dated household good friend Eric Clapton in 1985, with the ­legendary guitarist producing her demo as she tried to start a profession in music. She additionally had a short ­romance with footballer Stan Collymore.

Her first marriage got here in 1997. She tied the knot along with her boyfriend Andrew Leggett, nevertheless it ended after just a few months.

On the time she mentioned: “I fell head over heels in love, nevertheless it was improper, so I obtained out fast.”

 

She met Pet Rescue host Matthew by probability whereas strolling her canine on Clapham Widespread.

They obtained married in a glitzy marriage ceremony at Eastnor Fortress in Herefordshire in 2000, and have three kids ­collectively, Holly, 17, Tilly, 15, and Chester, 12.

They renewed their vows 15 years after their marriage ceremony in a ­ceremony on the Little White Wedding ceremony Chapel in Las Vegas.



Davina along with her Lengthy Misplaced Household co-presenter Nicky Campbell

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She additionally gushed about her husband in ­interviews all through their marriage, saying: “I’m very fortunate ­as a result of, so far as I do know, I’ve ­married a very devoted man.

“Once I consider Matthew and me in our seventies, I see us on a world cruise with leisure each night time.” However in late 2017, the couple parted. Davina mentioned: “I’m very unhappy to say Matthew and I’ve separated. Our wonderful kids are our primary precedence.” 

She additionally shared an Instagram quote: “Your previous is your previous. Go away it there. Get on with the longer term half.”





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