Chloe Madeley reveals she was accused of nepotism as the daughter of TV icons ...

'It was true, therefore it hurt': Chloe Madeley explains why accusations of nepotism early in her career stung as the daughter of daytime TV icons Richard and Judy

By Sean O'grady For Mailonline

Published: 00:01 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 8 September 2020

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Chloe Madeley has admitted it 'hurt' when she was accused of nepotism because she is the daughter of TV legends Richard and Judy.

The media personality, 33, told how people thought she got advancements in her career because of her family connections, which she feels she did.

Speaking to Radio Times, she said: 'I was accused of nepotism because I was Richard and Judy’s daughter. It was true, therefore it hurt. Now I’ve built up my own thing, I feel a lot stronger.'

Hurtful: Chloe Madeley has admitted it 'hurt' when she was accused of nepotism because she is the daughter of TV legends Richard and Judy (pictured in January 2020)

Hurtful: Chloe Madeley has admitted it 'hurt' when she was accused of nepotism because she is the daughter of TV legends Richard and Judy (pictured in January 2020)

Chloe got her start in TV as a roaming reporter on shows that her parents presented and later appeared as a contestant on Dancing on Ice in 2011.

She later became a contestant on The Jump and has also regularly appeared on the small screen for her work in the fitness industry. 

Chloe is married to rugby star James Haskell and the pair have created a new podcast called Couples Quarantine focusing on the challenges faced by couples who are now living and working at home.

The couple initially feared that the coronavirus lockdown would effect their work but have since found they have been busier than ever, with Chloe coaching private clients online. 

Honest: The media personality told how people thought she got advancements in her career because of her family connections, which she feels she did (pictured in 2013)

Honest: The media personality told how people thought she got advancements in her career because of her family connections, which she feels she did (pictured in 2013)

Chloe has found that her usually forthright

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