By Sophie Law For Mailonline
Published: 23:54 BST, 31 May 2019 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 1 June 2019
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
'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