Widowed presenter Simon Thomas reveals his son Ethan, 10, feels like he has a ‘family again’ thanks to forming a ‘seamless bond’ with his dad’s new girlfriend
Sky Sports anchor Thomas, 47, lost his wife Gemma in 2017 to a form of cancerPresenter talked before about how hard the ordeal had been for son Ethan, ten But has now revealed Ethan felt had ‘a family again’ thanks to Simon’s new love
Simon has been dating legal professional Derrina Jebb and praised bond with Ethan
Widowed Simon Thomas has revealed his young son now ‘feels like he has a family’ thanks to the TV presenter’s new girlfriend.
Former Sky Sports anchor Thomas, 47, whose wife Gemma died suddenly in 2017 from a rare form of cancer, said he and their ten-year-old son, Ethan, are now ‘light years away from the dark place they were in’.
The ex Blue Peter presenter recently struck up a relationship with legal professional Derrina Jebb, 29, and praised her for forming a ‘seamless bond’ with Ethan after they started dating in 2018.
Thomas shared a touching and honest account of how she has impacted his and Ethan’s life, adding that he is now ready to ‘chase life down again’.
Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas, 47, said his son Ethan, ten, now felt he had a family again thanks to his dad’s new girlfriend Derrina Jebb, 29. Ethan’s mother Gemma died of an aggressive form of cancer in 2017. Pictured: Ethan, Derrina and Simon together at Durdle Door in Dorset
Norfolk-born father-of-one Simon, 47, has been raising son Ethan, 10, single-handedly after losing his wife Gemma (pictured) to cancer at the end of 2017, seen in 2015
In an interview with Red magazine, Thomas said: ‘Ethan and I will always remember Gemma, but I want to chase life down again because it is there to be embraced.