As Boris Johnson prepares to welcome his second little one along with his spouse Carrie, he seems to have confirmed for the primary time that he already has six youngsters.
The prime minister was talking to NBC during his trip to America when he was requested about being a father whereas operating the nation.
He informed a reporter: “It is unbelievable. It is a whole lot of work. It is a whole lot of work, I will inform you that a lot, however I find it irresistible, I completely find it irresistible, and I would like you to know I modify a whole lot of nappies.”
Mr Johnson was requested if he at present had six youngsters, after the delivery of his youngest, Wilfred, in April 2020, and he mentioned: “Sure.”
There was confusion concerning the variety of youngsters Mr Johnson has fathered.
He has 4 youngsters with ex-wife Marina Wheeler, however he additionally has a toddler, born in 2009, because of an affair with artwork advisor Helen Macintyre.
Mr Johnson has repeatedly mentioned he wouldn’t talk about his personal life, and in the course of the 2019 election marketing campaign mentioned he wouldn’t discuss his youngsters.
Final 12 months, Mr and Mrs Johnson welcomed Wilfred, and Mrs Johnson introduced in July this 12 months that she was pregnant once more, with a poignant message about miscarriage.
The previous Conservative Occasion communications director, who mentioned the brand new child can be arriving “this Christmas”, mentioned she needed to share the private information about her miscarriage to “assist others”.
She added: “Fertility points might be actually onerous for many individuals, notably when on platforms like Instagram it will possibly seem like all the pieces is barely ever going effectively.
“I discovered it an actual consolation to listen to from individuals who had additionally skilled loss so I hope that in some very small means sharing this may assist others too.”