Emmerdale star Lucy Pargeter reveals her children are more important

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Emmerdale star Lucy Pargeter says her children are more important than having an 'unrealistic' post baby body that some celebrities portray

By Sophie Law For Mailonline

Published: 23:54 BST, 31 May 2019 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 1 June 2019

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Emmerdale actress Lucy Pargeter admitted her children are more important than  having a perfect post baby body that celebrities are pressured to have. 

The 42-year-old, who had twin girls through IVF in 2017, revealed that her body looks different after having children but she is tired of stars portraying an unrealistic image of being a mother. 

She told The Mirror: 'I'd rather be the reality of someone who has just had a child than the unrealistic version some people portray.

Revealed: Emmerdale actress Lucy Pargeter admitted her children are more important than having a perfect post baby body that celebrities are pressured to have

Revealed: Emmerdale actress Lucy Pargeter admitted her children are more important than having a perfect post baby body that celebrities are pressured to have

'I don't look how I used to – there are a few things I'm not happy with – but right now my ­children are my priority and I come second.'

Lucy, who played Chas Dingle in the ITV soap, also praised the Duchess of Sussex for showing her post-baby bump after giving birth to the royal baby.

She said: 'Thank goodness, Meghan didn't disguise her bump, she was the reality of what happens – you still have a tummy!'.

Lucy says she doesn't feel pressured to go to the gym and would prefer to spend

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