Radio 2’s Chris Evans and wife announce they are expecting twins after IVF treatment

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  • Congratulations are in order for BBC Radio 2 presenter Chris Evans, 52, and his wife Natasha Shishmanian, 38, as the pair have announced they are expecting twins just a month after opening up about IVF. treatment.

    The former Top Gear host confirmed the news when he was speaking to a fertility expert live on air.

    Discussing advice on how to cope with twins and how he needed to get a bigger car Chris – who’s a fan of sports cars, especially Ferrari’s said:

    “Mrs Evans is, she is. Double trouble, twin turbo. We have known for a while, obviously. She is definitely the mother, no doubt about that,” he quipped.

    He added: “I did a bit of work for TNT once upon a time when I worked in a warehouse and when you work for TNT you see more TNT lorries, when you buy a Mini for the first time you see more Minis on the road, and when you begin to be involved in the world of twins suddenly twins everywhere, they are not as rare as you think.”

    Chris and golf-columnist Natasha’s new duo will be the star’s fourth and fifth children, as he is already father to daughter Jade, 30, with his former fiancé Alison Ward, as well as sons Eli, four, and Noah, eight, with Natasha. The news comes just weeks after Chris revealed that the couple are undergoing IVF treatment in one last attempt at having a baby.

    Talking to comic Rob Brydon on his radio show he revealed: “We’re having one last hurrah, one last attempt at a fourth ankle biter.”

    Radio 2 and Chris confirmed the news on Twitter shortly after his discussion online. Continues below…

    Chris is also a grandfather as his daughter Jade had a son in 2015 called Teddy Rupert.

    It is unknown whether the twins are identical or what sex they are. But, yes in answer to your question, Chris. You’re going to need a bigger car!

    From our sister site, Woman Magazine, written by Lydia Major

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