Louise Redknapp has reportedly been ‘knocked sideways’ by the news that her ex-husband Jamie is expecting a baby with girlfriend Frida Anderson.
Sources claimed the singer, 46, who has two sons with the footballer, 47, learned of the news through family, and wasn’t told ‘directly’ by her ex.
Jamie, who split from Louise in 2017, is reportedly set to welcome a baby with his model girlfriend Frida in November, after the pair were first linked back in August.
Shocked: Louise Redknapp, 46, has reportedly been ‘knocked sideways’ by the news that her ex-husband Jamie is expecting a baby with girlfriend Frida Anderson
A source told OK! that Louise is ‘happy’ for her ex-husband Jamie, but was ‘shocked’ to learn he’ll be a dad again.
The former couple have continued to co-parent their sons Charley, 16, and Beau, 12, after divorcing three years ago.
The source said: ‘Louise was knocked sideways by the news. Jamie didn’t tell her directly, she found out through family.
Surprise! Sources claimed the singer who has two sons with the footballer learned through family that his partner (pictured on Monday) was pregnant
Friendly: Jamie split from ex-wife Louise in 2017, and the pair have continued to co-parent their two sons
‘She’s happy for them both and says life goes on but at the same time, she’s shocked by how quickly he’s moved on and that he’ll be a new dad again at nearly 50. A new baby is always a joy but she is concerned at how it will impact their family dynamic.’
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Louise and Jamie Redknapp for comment.
Jamie is already a parent to sons sons Charley, 16, and Beau, 12, with ex-wife Louise, while Frida has four children from her marriage to American hedge fund tycoon Jonathan Lourie.
While they are yet to publicly announce the pregnancy, Frida responded to a series of congratulatory messages on Sunday evening after sharing a picture of one of her sons, confirming the news.
After one posted ‘Lovely news on your new baby. Congratulations to both,’ the model promptly replied with a thank-you emoji.
Thank you: Frida responded to a series of congratulatory messages on Sunday evening after sharing a picture of one of her sons, appearing to confirm the pregnancy news
She repeated the gesture with as second post, which read: ‘Congratulations on your new baby.’ The couple, who have been linked since August, are said to be ecstatic and the baby is reportedly due in November.
A source told The Sun: ‘Jamie and Frida are absolutely delighted. They’ve been virtually inseparable in lockdown, and their relationship has gone from strength to strength.
‘Jamie’s been telling pals he’s really excited to be a dad again — less excited about the sleepless nights, and nappy-changing.’
Sweet: The model has also shared glimpses of her kids’ on Instagram, including a picture of the family in France in 2017
They added that the couple started telling their ‘nearest and dearest’ about their reported news in recent days, including Jamie’s dad Harry and his wife Sandra.
Football legend Harry weighed in on it during a TalkRadio interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer on Tuesday.
‘Yeah I’m really pleased, it’s good news. So looking forward to that and it’s exciting times,’ the grandfather-of-five, soon to be six, said. ‘I enjoy spending time with the grandkids, I love it, I really do.
‘Going to watch them play football and sport… I love being there and turning up and watching the kids and taking them to football on Saturday.’
Frida is currently signed to Next Model Management and has previously appeared in content for designer brands such as Escada.
The blonde is a familiar face at high society parties and lives with her four children in a lavish mansion in west London.
Lost love: She has four children from her former marriage to multi-millionaire American hedge fund tycoon Jonathan Lourie (pictured in 2013)