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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has opened up about family life in No. 10 Downing Street, confirming the number of children he has.
The 57-year-old has previously dodged questions about how many children he has fathered, with the subject becoming an area of interest about the Conservative Party Leader during the general election in 2019.
But now, it appears Boris has gone on the record about his extended brood after being quizzed on NBC’s Today Show while currently on a work trip in New York.
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The presenter said: “Since you’ve become Prime Minister, you’ve become a father again, you’re expecting another baby you have six kids…”
Boris replied: “Yes,” before launching into life as a busy father and British leader.
“It’s fantastic, it’s fantastic, it’s a lot of work, I’ll tell you that much, but I love it, I absolutely love it. And I change a lot of nappies, in case anybody… I do."
Mr Johnson has six children who are public knowledge: Lara, Milo, Cassia and Theodore who he shares with ex-wife Marina Wheeler; Stephanie after an affair in 2009; and Wilfred with his new wife of a few months, Carrie Symonds.
Carrie is currently pregnant with Boris’s seventh child.
It was previously thought Boris may have had more children than what he has previously said on record. In 2013, The Appeal Court ruled that the public had a right to know that he had fathered a daughter during an adulterous liaison while Mayor of London in 2009, and implied that he may be the father to another child.
But this is the first time he has spoken on record about the number of kids he has.
Well…we guess that’s all cleared up then?
Boris Johnson is currently in the States as part of the UN’s General Assembly, where around 100 world leaders are scheduled to be discussing global issues.
Downing Street said Boris would focus his time on supporting developing nations to mitigate the impact of the climate crisis, and push for action on coal, climate, cars and trees in particular.
The news comes after Boris found himself embroiled in one of the most bizarre feuds in history, when he was mentioned by Nicki Minaj during her now viral tweet about the Covid-19 vaccine and its ‘links’ to ‘expanding testicle size.’ Naturally, these claims have all been debunked.
When quizzed at a conference over whether he had a response for Nicki Minaj, Boris responded: “I’m not as familiar with the works of Nicki Minaj, as I probably should be, but I am familiar with Nikki Kanani, a superstar GP of Bexley who has appeared many times before you, who will tell you vaccines are wonderful and everybody should get them.
“That’s why I prefer to listen to Nikki Kanani.”
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