Helen Flanagan admits to feeling down as her children enjoy holiday with ex-fiancé Scott Sinclair

The mum-of-three gave a candid update on how she is feeling whilst her children are not around.

Helen Flanagan has confessed to "feeling down" in an emotional update shared with her fans. The actress, 32, from Manchester, has been spending time alone as her three children are on holiday with her ex-fiancé footballer Scott Sinclair. The former couple agreed to co-parent their kids after splitting last year.

On Monday, Helen took to Instagram to post a sweet snap with her children at a seaside restaurant. In one picture, she was all smiles as she posed with her two daughters Matilda, seven, and Delilah, four. In another photo, she breastfed her baby son Charlie. Helen captioned the post: “Don’t know what I’d do without my babies.”

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Helen Flanagan attends the Oh Polly's Runway Show at London Fashion Week 2023 at St. John's Hyde Park on February 18, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Oh Polly)Helen Flanagan attends the Oh Polly's Runway Show at London Fashion Week 2023 at St. John's Hyde Park on February 18, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Oh Polly)
Helen Flanagan attends the Oh Polly's Runway Show at London Fashion Week 2023 at St. John's Hyde Park on February 18, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Oh Polly) | Getty Images for Oh Polly

The mum-of-three also took to her Instagram story to give a candid update on how she is feeling whilst her children are not around. She told the camera: “I miss my kids so much. I felt really down actually last night because I really miss them now. I’ve had a really, really fun time, but I feel weird now, and I want them back.”

“I’ve had such a fun time actually when the kids have gone away. They’re away with Scott, and they’ve had the best time with all their cousins, so I know they’re really happy. And obviously, Scott’s amazing with the kids, and his mum is, so I know they’re good.

“It’s been nice actually having my own time. I’ve made sure I’ve gone out with all my friends, and I’ve had fun. I kind of feel like I did in my 20s, I acted like I was in my 30s in my 20s, and I’m doing more of my own thing now. But I can’t wait to go home. I want to go for a run and do some detox and get some juices down me.”

Helen and Scott started dating in 2009 and got engaged in 2018 during a family holiday to Disneyland Paris. However, Helen called it quits on the relationship with the Bristol Rovers footballer in October 2022 after 13 years together. The split reportedly came after Helen thought her engagement ring breaking was a "bad omen.”

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