Dancing on Ice champion Joe Swash has opened up about his relationship with eldest son Harry.
Plugging in a microphone for Dave Berry's Dadpod, the 38-year-old revealed that his fractured relationship with ex-partner Emma Sophocleous led to him missing out on a big portion of Harry's childhood.
"With my first child, Harry, there was a period where mine and Harry's mum's relationship affected my relationship with him," he began.
"I didn't get to see him for a period of time, so I missed out on quite a lot," continued Joe, before admitting that the pair have really made up some ground in the following years.
"Now, me and my son Hal, we spend all the time together. He's, like, my shadow. I love him, but there was a period where I just couldn't see this happening in the future.
"So, I did miss out quite a lot of Hal growing up, as a baby."
Joe also spoke about 13-year-old Harry going to watch him perform on this year's Dancing on Ice.
"He come to every single show. He brought all his friends along with him. So, he was so proud. It was the first time really that I'd done anything, and him be of the age where I can see him being proud of his dad.
"So, it just filled me with so much joy."
Joe is also dad to 1-year-old son Rex with partner Stacey Solomon and stepdad to Stacey's two sons from a previous relationship, Zachary and Leighton.
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