F1 racing star Bernie Ecclestone has announced that he is set to welcome a baby in the spring with his third wife Fabiana Flosi.
And it is yet to be known if the happy baby news has been well received by his daughters from his second marriage to Slavica Radic, Tamara, 35, and 31-year-old Petra – as the pair have yet to break their silence about the new addition.
The sisters have made no secret about their fraught relationship with wealthy Bernie’s new love, 47-years his junior, over the years and boldly snubbed the couples Switzerland wedding in 2012.
The two sisters decided to stay in LA rather than attend the intimate nuptials that took place at Bernie’s chalet in the exclusive resort of Gstaad.
Tamara made it known that she did not support the union by vowing to stay away from the ceremony.
At the time, the brunette beauty shared that she found out about Bernie and the Brazilian marketing director of Formula One’s engagement online.
She said her decision to be absent was out of loyalty to her mother Slavica and her sister followed suit.
Tamara said: “I was quite surprised. He’s usually such a rational person and this seems like such an irrational thing to do.
“My first thought was for my mum. She wouldn’t have known and she hasn’t dated since the divorce.
“If I was my dad I would have thought, ‘OK, been there, done it, got the T-shirt. I’ve met someone, I’ll just live with them’.”
Speaking after the wedding, in 2017, Petra admitted she had been tough on Fabiana, as she shared: “In the beginning, I wasn’t her biggest fan.
“I gave her quite a hard time. And that was unfair of me.”
Maybe Tamara and Petra will show throw their support behind their dad and Fabiana by sharing a sweet tribute to congratulate the couple on social media in the days to come – but that is yet to come.
Bernie’s new tot will be his fourth as he also has a daughter Deborah, 65, whom he had with his first wife Ivy Bamford.
German newspaper Blick reports that he will now give his three daughters a brother.
“Yes, it is due in the summer,” he said. “Hopefully he’ll learn to play backgammon soon!”
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