I’m A Celeb’s Shane Richie reveals he’s planning to adopt a sixth child with wife Christie after show

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Shane Richie has revealed he's planning on adopting a sixth child with his wife following his exit from I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!

The 56 year old, who recently took a jibe at AJ Pritchard as they took part in a horrific trial, already shares Mackenzie Blue, Lolita Bell and Romani-Skye Angel Shelley with his wife Christie Goddard.

He is also dad to Shane Roche Jr and Jake Roche with ex wife Coleen Nolan.

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But it appears the EastEnders star, who is known for playing Alfie Moon on the popular BBC soap opera, isn't done expanding his brood.

Explaining that he's been thinking of taking this step for a long time, he told The Sun Online: "We always talk about it, myself and Christie, and because she is fifteen years younger than me and she is only 41, so there is still time.

"We have been talking about having another baby and there is still time and she is always talking about wanting another kid (her own biological kid) and I know our daughters would love another brother or sister.

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"But now we are talking about adopting and because we live in Surrey, the rules there are very different to when we lived in Bucks, which was a long time ago, but I am still up for it."

The TV personality, whose son recently accused I'm A Celeb of "playing with people's lives", continued: "The only thing is that you’ve got to put time aside to sit down and I’m not sure if I am eligible now because of my age and because of what I do for a living.

"But it’s only because I am an actor and because I am not always around.


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"I don’t have a 9-5 job and I don’t know if it would be fair. But I don’t know we still talk about it and if Christie wants to go ahead with it and it’s a decision that she wants to make then that is fine."

Shane went on to explain that the pair may even foster a child in the future, but confessed they aren't sure about it as he's not home all the time due to his profession.

"I just don’t think it would be fair on Christie having another child," he said.

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"If I landed a gig in the West End where I was going to be home for a year then that might help but at the moment I am tour and I am away filming and it wouldn’t be fair.

"But listen my kids will say something different and they would quite happily adopt or have another baby tomorrow and have another child in the house.

"Oh yeah they love kids."

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