The newlyweds, who are expecting their first child together, tied the knot at Chelsea Registry Office on Monday, five months after they announced they were expecting a baby.
Jamie Redknapp’s marriage to Frida Andersson has reportedly left ex-wife Louise “quite shocked” as they tied the knot at Chelsea Registry Office on Monday. Louise, who shares sons Charles, 17, and Beau, 12, with Jamie, reportedly did not even know the pair were engaged!
The newlyweds are expecting their first child together, five months after they announced they were expecting a baby. Revealing to OK! magazine, a source said Louise “was quite shocked, she only found out very recently. They kept it very under wraps, nobody even knew they were engaged.
“It's very mixed emotions for her, it's difficult because she's spoken quite openly about her regret, she's blamed Strictly quite a lot but, unfortunately, you can't turn the clock back. He wanted his sons to walk in with him, but it was a very small affair. She only knew because the boys were there.”
The insider continued to say Louise had not been “given a lot of time to prepare”, as “Jamie wanted to be married before the baby was born”.
After 19 years of marriage, the ex-celebrity couple split in 2017, following Louise’ stint on Strictly Come Dancing, with an official divorce commencing from 2018. Since they began dating, Jamie and Frida have maintained a low profile and went public in August of 2020. Following the ceremony, the newlyweds were joined by Harry and Sandra Redknapp, Jamie's cousin Frank Lampard and wife, Christine for the reception at Scott's restaurant in Mayfair.
As with Jamie, this marks the second wedding for Frida, as she previously had been married to hedge fund manager Jonathan Lourie. The newlywed couple have more news on the horizon as Frida, 37, is expecting to birth a new son next month.
Speaking to The Sun, a source revealed “Jamie and Frida were thrilled to learn they are expecting a boy. They've told their children and families. Everyone just wants the little lad to arrive now. And just in time for Christmas... it couldn't be more perfect.”
Jamie recently said Louise has done a “great job” in co-parenting their two sons with the ex-footballer, 48. Jamie admits that they still ensure they “pulling the right way” when it comes to looking after their sons, Charley, and Beau.
Speaking to HELLO! magazine, Jamie said he is “very fortunate I've got two great boys. When you co-parent, it's something you have to do together and make sure you're both pulling the right way. Louise does a great job with the boys. We do the best we can and try to be tough but fair.”