(Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images) " data-medium-file="https://heavyeditorial.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/christine-bleakley-12-e1428763979743.jpg?quality=65&strip=all&w=300" data-large-file="https://heavyeditorial.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/christine-bleakley-12-e1428763979743.jpg? quality=65&strip=all&w=781" class="size-full wp-image-900249" src="https://heavyeditorial.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/christine-bleakley-12-e1428763979743.jpg? quality=65&strip=all&strip=all" alt="Christine Bleakley, Frank Lampard girlfriend, Frank Lampard wife" , which took a nose dive during her one-year tenure as co-host with Adrian Chiles. She told Express UK in the days prior to being replaced on the show, “We’re having a great time and it’s unfortunate other people don’t quite believe in us yet.The couple have been together eight years, and got married at the end of 2015.While everything seems rosy between them now, Christine said that she considered not going through with the wedding.A carefree Christine has recently been pictures soaking up the sun with boyfriend Lampard in Seville. Also, my friends and my own team that have always been there for me.(Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images) " data-medium-file="https://heavyeditorial.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/christine-bleakley-9.jpg?
LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 02: Presnter Christine Bleakley arrives for the ‘Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Of The Year Awards 2010’ at Banqueting House on November 2, 2010 in London, England.
I would like to thank the amazing team-mates, coaches, managers and backroom staff that I was privileged to work with." Frank continued by paying tribute to the clubs that he's played for, including West Ham United, Manchester City and New York City Football Club.
"All I can say is from the day I signed until now and going forward, I'm eternally grateful for everything and to everyone.
A statement issued by thetoday said: ‘Following the BBC’s decision to withdraw its offer of an extended contract to Christine Bleakley, we have agreed she will not be returning to The One Show.’ ‘The BBC would like to take this opportunity to thank Christine for her contribution to the show and to wish her well.’ ‘The One Show returns to BBC1 on July 12 with guest presenters.’ ‘Jason Manford will join The One Show next month, taking up residence with a brand new female presenter.’ Christine, who is dating Chelsea footballer Frank Lampard , is following in her former One Show co-presenter Adrian Chiles’ footsteps by moving across to ITV. Show bosses are re-launching the ITV1 breakfast show which will also have a new name.
Bleakley had been offered a new contract with the BBC but after mulling over it for too long as she was ‘torn’, the BBC withdrew their offer.