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Strictly Come Dancing: Helen Skelton wears cream top and red skirt in behind-the-scenes photos

Strictly’s Helen Skelton looks radiant in cream top and red skirt as she is supported by her parents at show – after admitting she’s finding it hard to raise three kids as a single mother

Helen Skelton cut a glamorous figure as she shared a series of behind the scenes snaps from Strictly Come Dancing on Thursday.

The TV presenter, 39, shared several snaps of herself backstage where she was supported by her parents Richard and Janet. 

Helen looked incredible in the shots as she donned a cream top with a frilled detail and sweetheart neckline for her performance with Gorka Marquez.

Stunning: Helen Skelton cut a glamorous figure as she shared a series of behind the scenes snaps from Strictly Come Dancing on Thursday

The Countryfile star aso donned a red skirt with a pleated detail while she cinched her waist with a chunky black belt

Helen’s locks were styled into a plait while she also wore several red floral headpieces for her performance on Saturday.

The host also shared several snaps with some of her Strictly co-stars including Fleur East, Tony Adams and Ellie Taylor. 

It comes after Helen admitted that she has been struggling to raise her three children as a single parent, months after splitting from husband Richie Myler. 

Family: The TV presenter, 39, shared several snaps of herself backstage where she was supported by her parents Richard and Janet

Family: The TV presenter, 39, shared several snaps of herself backstage where she was supported by her parents Richard and Janet

Style: Helen looked incredible in the shots as she donned a cream top with a frilled detail and sweetheart neckline for her performance with Gorka Marquez

Style: Helen looked incredible in the shots as she donned a cream top with a frilled detail and sweetheart neckline for her performance with Gorka Marquez

Moreover, Helen’s estranged husband, 32, is now expecting a child with his new girlfriend Stephanie Thirkill, also 32, 

Helen recently appeared on Lorraine to discuss how being a single mother can be tricky while taking on exciting new career opportunities – as she offered other working mum’s advice, insisting delegation is key. 

When asked by stand-in host Ranvir Singh said: ‘How do you balance me time and work, or do you not, are you struggling?

Helen responded: ‘Course I am, I lump work into my me time but not everyone can do strictly for work. But for me, lower the standards, my kids do not always go to school in fully ironed uniforms and do you know what, they’ll be alright. Delegate!’ 

Radiant: The Countryfile star aso donned a red skirt with a pleated detail while she cinched her waist with a chunky black belt (pictured with Tony Adams)

Radiant: The Countryfile star aso donned a red skirt with a pleated detail while she cinched her waist with a chunky black belt (pictured with Tony Adams) 

Pals: Helen grinned from ear to ear as she posed for a snap with fellow Strictly contender Fleur East

Pals: Helen grinned from ear to ear as she posed for a snap with fellow Strictly contender Fleur East 

Co-stars: Helen, who also sported a pair of dark red earrings, posed for a snap with comedian Ellie Taylor

Co-stars: Helen, who also sported a pair of dark red earrings, posed for a snap with comedian Ellie Taylor 

Richie’s baby announcement came just six months after Helen announced the sportsman, with whom she shares three children, had left the family home. 

The presenter and the rugby league player welcomed their third child in December last year.

Richie ended his eight-year marriage to Helen back in April, just four months after Helen gave birth to their third child, and quickly moved on with Stephanie.

Outfit: Helen's locks were styled into a plait while she also wore several red floral headpieces for her performance on Saturday

Outfit: Helen’s locks were styled into a plait while she also wore several red floral headpieces for her performance on Saturday

A source told The Sun that Stephanie and Richie are ‘thrilled’ to be expecting their first child, just six months after their relationship came to light.

They added: ‘Stephanie and Richie are obviously thrilled. They have moved very quickly but are extremely happy together.

‘The timing of the pregnancy may raise a few eyebrows though. It is obviously such a huge step, and one made remarkably quickly off the back of Helen and Richie’s eight-year marriage ending.

Baby on the way! Helen's estranged husband Richie, pictured second from left, is expecting a child with his new girlfriend Stephanie, centre

Baby on the way! Helen’s estranged husband Richie, pictured second from left, is expecting a child with his new girlfriend Stephanie, centre

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