Josie Gibson pregnancy shock

As single mum Josie Gibson’s ex moves back in with her and their son, she is focusing on adding to their family

Josie Gibson

by Annabelle Lee |
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She was all smiles as she was snapped on a walk in the park in Bristol with her son Reggie, 21 months. And as Josie Gibson cherishes more quality time with her son during lockdown, she also has additional day-to-day help from Reggie’s dad Terry, her ex, who moved back in last month.

Now pals say Josie, 35, is even considering having another baby.

A source says, “Josie is all about family these days; she enjoys working and is happy, but she’s got more of a balance to life now. She’s just so content now she’s a mum and is contemplating whether now is the time to have another.

"Josie’s been telling friends she’d like a girl next. At first her friends were a bit shocked, given her relationship with Terry, but she loves being a mum and says it has completely changed her life. She thinks having a sibling for Reggie would complete the family.”

Josie Gibson son Reggie
Josie with son Reggie ©Ruth Rose

Josie split with property developer Terry when Reggie was just four months old, following a blazing row at Christmas that saw Terry throw her out of his home. But over time, their relationship slowly recovered and Terry moved into Josie’s Bristol home during lockdown so they could co-parent.

In a recent interview she admitted, “Even though I find it hard to live with him, I’ve realised I can’t really live without him. I do really love him but he’s just hard work.”

The source says, “Josie has always maintained that Terry was a great dad, and after spending so much time together, they’re getting along really well and have discussed the idea of having another baby. Terry and Reggie are attached at the hip and Josie loved them all being together under one roof.

"They’re not a couple again but they’re best friends co-parenting, and Josie hasn’t ruled out a reunion. Terry would love to get back together and have another baby – he adores Josie and Reggie.”

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Craig Phillips1 of 36
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THEN: Craig Phillips

Scouser Craig was the first person to win Big Brother way back in 2000.

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NOW: Craig Phillips

After giving his £70,00 prize money to charity, Craig went on to put his building skills to use and appeared a number of TV shows such as 60 minute makeover and Craig's Trade Tips.In 2011 he hosted a show called Celebrity DIY with Craig Phillips for Home and he also became an ambassador for Ryobi, a hardware manufacturing company.In June 2020, Craig announced his wife was expecting the couple's second child.

Brian Dowling3 of 36
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THEN: Brian Dowling

Irishman Brian was crowned the winner of Big Brother 2 in 2001, beating the likes of Helen Adams and Paul Clarke.

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NOW: Brian Dowling

The show acted as a platform for Brian who has since went on to have an amazing career in TV. Not only did he return to the show in 2010 to win Ultimate Big Brother, Brian later hosted the show for two series, taking over from Davina McCall. He has since gone on to become a well known TV personality, presenting shows like Sitting on a Fortune and The Real Housewives of Cheshire.

Kate Lawler5 of 36
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THEN: Kate Lawler

Kate was the first female to win the show when she won Big Brother 3 in 2002.

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NOW: Kate Lawler

Kate went on to present a number of TV and Radio shows and even appeared on Celebrity Love Island in 2006.

Cameron Stout7 of 36
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THEN: Cameron Stout

Cameron won Big Brother in 2003 after receiving over 1.9 million votes. During his time in the Big Brother house Cameron was involved in a swap with the Big Brother Africa house. He swapped places with Big Brother Africa housemate Gaetano Kagwa.

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NOW: Cameron Stout

After the show finished, former fish trader Cameron went on to star in a number of pantomimes, as well as landing himself a job with a newspaper. He has since stayed out of the public eye.

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THEN: Nadia Almada

Nadia stole the nation's hearts when she won the show in 2004, becoming the first transgender winner of Big Brother.

Nadia Almada10 of 36
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NOW: Nadia Almada

As well as the show's former presenter Davina McCall, many BB fans have called Nadia their 'favourite ever winner', despite her causing drama when she returned for Ultimate Big Brother in 2010. After winning Big Brother, Nadia released a single, appeared on TV shows and even brought out her own fitness DVD.

Anthony Hutton11 of 36
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THEN: Anthony Hutton

Geordie boy Anthony was a VERY popular winner in 2005, receiving 57.2% of the vote.

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NOW: Anthony Hutton

After the show, Anthony enjoyed a number of years of fame, appearing on TV shows and living the showbiz lifestyle. However, the Newcastle-born star now lives a normal life as hairdresser.

Pete Bennett13 of 36
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THEN: Pete Bennett

Pete was the firm favourite throughout Big Brother in 2006 and eventually won with 61.2% of the final vote.

Pete Bennett14 of 36
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NOW: Pete Bennett

Pete enjoyed a romance with Nikki Grahame in the BB house, but their romance faded out after just six months. Pete appeared on The Jeremy Kyle Show in 2010, where he revealed he is homeless. Since then, Pete has turned his life around and in 2016 set up a cleaning business called Celebriclean.

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THEN: Brian Belo

Essex boy Brian Belo was the winner of Big Brother 8 in 2007.

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NOW: Brian Belo

Brian enjoyed major success after his stint on the show, landing himself a job on various TV shows. He also returned to the infamous house in 2015 as part of the Time Warp twist.

Rachel Rice17 of 36
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THEN: Rachel Rice

School teacher Rachel won the show in 2008.

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NOW: Rachel Rice

After her successful stint on Big Brother, Rachel returned to teaching and is now a fully qualified teacher at Abersychan Comprehensive School in Wales.

Sophie Reade19 of 36
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THEN: Sophie Reade

Despite being made to change her name to 'DogFace' as part of a task, Sophie won the show in 2009, winning the prize fund of £71,320.

Sophie Reade20 of 36
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NOW: Sophie Reade

Since then, Sophie has continued with her modelling career, appearing in a number of different publications including Playboy.

Josie Gibson21 of 36
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THEN: Josie Gibson

Josie won Big Brother in 2010 and later appeared on Ultimate Big Brother later in the year.

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NOW: Josie Gibson

Despite splitting from fellow contestant John James Parton, Josie went on to have a mega successful career, landing herself fitness DVDs, TV presenting gigs and her very own TV show. In 2019, Josie welcomed her first child, a baby boy called Reggie-James.

Luke Anderson23 of 36
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THEN: Luke Anderson

Luke won the 13th series of Big Brother in 2012.

Luke Anderson24 of 36
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NOW: Luke Anderson

After winning the show, Luke quit showbiz and is now a head chef at a hotel.

Sam Evans25 of 36
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THEN: Sam Evans

Welsh boy Sam won Big Brother 14 in 2013.

Sam Evans26 of 36
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NOW: Sam Evans

After his victory, Sam, who was born with 70-80% hearing loss, announced that he intended to return to work in Debenhams.

Helen Wood27 of 36
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THEN: Helen Wood

Perhaps one of the most surprising victories in Big Brother history, but in 2014, Helen Wood was crowned the winner of Big Brother.

Helen Wood28 of 36
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NOW: Helen Wood

With her loud personality, Helen has since appeared on a number of TV shows and most recently was involved in a debate on Good Morning Britain.

Chloe Wilburn29 of 36
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THEN: Chloe Wilburn

Chloe won Big Brother in 2015.

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NOW: Chloe Wilburn

After winning the show, Chloe decided to return to normal life. She is now married and has a son.

Jason Burill31 of 36
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THEN: Jason Burill

Despite threatening to leave the house on numerous occasions, Jason won the 17th series of Big Brother in 2016.

Jason Burill32 of 36
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NOW: Jason Burill

Since then, Jason has focused his attention on property developing and according to reports, he's set to have '£20 million in the bank in the next 10 months'.

Isabelle Warburton33 of 36
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THEN: Isabelle Warburton

Isabelle was crowned winner of Big Brother in 2017.

Isabelle Warburton34 of 36
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NOW: Isabelle Warburton

Isabelle now has over 90k followers on Instagram, making money from promotional deals on social media.

THEN: Cameron Cole35 of 36
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THEN: Cameron Cole

Cameron became the last ever Big Brother winner in 2018 and he was only 18 at the time.

NOW: Cameron Cole36 of 36
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NOW: Cameron Cole

Cameron now has over almost 30k Instagram followers and has launched his own content platform.

Watch: Josie Gibson in the big Big Brother reunion quiz

Josie, who won the 2010 series of Big Brother, became famous for her sensational weight loss in 2012, slimming from a size 20 to a size 8 through a high-protein, low-fat diet combined with regular workouts – a plan that she later turned into a bestselling fitness DVD.

She went on to gain 4st with Reggie, before slimming back down to a size 14, but admitted to Closer last month that she was now back to a size 18 after relaxing her regime in lockdown.

Josie Gibson weightloss
Josie dropped from size 20 to eight before having Reggie ©Getty

She said, “I’ve become very lazy and I’ve been indulging like you wouldn’t believe! I cooked a crumble the other day and ate the whole lot. I see all these people doing Joe Wicks workouts and I wonder how they have the energy. But if you can’t indulge in lockdown, when can you?”

However, pals say that while she’s keen to be as healthy as possible before she has another baby, Josie won’t put pressure on herself to slim down.

She told Closer shortly after giving birth that she’d never be able to get back to a size 8 again, saying, “There’s no way I could be a size 8 now I’ve got Reggie. I was exercising all the time, cycling everywhere and being really careful with what I ate. I don’t have time for that now.”

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The source says, “She’s not as worried about her body, and jokes that she can’t find the motivation to stick to a diet for more than a couple of hours. It’s tiring looking after a toddler and, like a lot of mums, Josie finds herself turning to sugar for an energy boost. She intends to get up early and exercise every morning and it never happens! But she doesn’t want to waste time worrying about her figure.

“Josie knows she could be fitter and eat a little better, and of course she’d want to be in good shape for another pregnancy. She’s planning on getting a personal trainer and will go back to a plant-based diet to shed a few pounds, but she won’t let it rule her life. Josie would love to be a mum again and wants to be as healthy as possible – that’s her motivation.”

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