Kimberly Walsh and Justin Scott talk about marriage and children

04/09/2008 at 09:53 AM ET

by auditioning contributor Carlie:

Kimberlyjustin1_cbb Embarking on a relationship with a partner who already has a child can prove difficult for some. However, for Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh, it was a situation she found easy to accept. The 26-year old is featured in this week’s issue of Hello! with her boyfriend of six years, Justin Scott, also 26, formally of the UK boy band Triple 8. Together they reveal all about marriage, babies and Kimberley’s bond with his nine-year-old daughter Chloe.

Click below for the interview highlights.

On learning that Justin had a child from a previous relationship:

K: Straightaway I had to accept that I was never going to be the most important person in his life — you’re never going to match up to someone’s daughter — but actually it doesn’t bother me. And the way he is with Chloe showed me what a good person he is and made me love him more.

On her relationship with Chloe:

K: I didn’t meet her until we’d been going out for quite a while. That was how Justin wanted it and I was fine with that. Now I’m like a big sister or aunty. She’s a lovely little girl. She’ll sit and watch me put my make-up on and we’ll chat or I’ll do her hair for her. There’s no need for me to fill any other role than just being her friend and, as she gets older, I’ll be another person for her to talk to.

She lives in Bristol with her mum. Justin goes to see her a lot, obviously. I can’t always because of work, but she comes to stay with us. And she has a little Girls Aloud cupboard at home, of all the stuff she’s collected.

J: I was 16 when Chloe was born and I discovered she was on the way when I was studying for my GCSE’s I’d met Chloe’s mum when I was 13, but after Chloe was born we both knew it wasn’t going to work out. I’ve always tried to be a good dad and I’m protective of Chloe. If I hadn’t been certain my relationship with Kimberley was going somewhere I wouldn’t have introduced them.

Of course, Chloe didn’t need an introduction — she knew Kimberley and liked all of Girls Aloud already. She tries to go to all the concerts and she’s always excited when she knows she’s going to see Kimberley.

On marriage:

J: Obviously engagement and marriage is the next stage. I’m not frightened of it, but at the moment I feel happy the way things are.

Also, I’m traditional. It’s not that I feel I have to be the breadwinner and that Kimberley stays at home but, before we start making plans, I want to be able to make a good financial contribution. I’m quite proud like that.

K: Sometimes when Justin’s had a few drinks, he’ll say: ‘Just so you know, I definitely want to marry you.’ We’ve lived together for two years and I think we both feel marriage will happen, but there’s no rush. There’s so much going on with the band.

On future children:

K: [Marriage] and kids is phase two of my life – something I can look forward to when the band is over. When I’m a mum, I’ll just be a mum and Girls Aloud will be what I did before.

Source: Hello! Magazine Issue: 1016: April 15th


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dee on

love love LOVE girls aloud. so glad you guys are posting about them (usually American websites don’t). kim’s one of my favorites. can’t wait for one of the girls to have the first baby- all of them would have gorgeous babies.

i hope you continue to post about celebrities abroad. i think it really adds a different perspective.

Hillary on

Thanks so much for posting this! I’m a huge Girls Aloud fan and they don’t get much press over here!

Katie on

I have the same set up as kimberly my partner has a little boy froma previous relationship and I love her down to earth attitude I am a girls aloud fan and she is my fav!
thanks for posting this on her

jade weraing on

hi lol this is jade i am a fan of girls aloud i love u in the bad u look dead good

Dionne on

justin scott is my cousionnn!!!
n cole is my secon cousonn😀

atifa ahmed on

i just luv girls aloud they r the best love all your songs your just great n i wish u and just all the luck and happiness in the world
tc cre

angel on

i know chloe from school she is one of my bestfreinds.
when i found out i couldnt stop screaming we go to sefton park

Ruby on

my names ruby chloe is one of
my best friends, she is in my class and i work and sit next
to her all the time she is
really nice to me, when i found out that kimberely was
going out with her dad i wished that one day i could see kimberly and i still hope i will one day love girls aloud specially kiberly rubyxxx

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