Jamie Oliver Dishes on His 'Little Ladies'

08/31/2009 at 04:00 PM ET
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As the father of three girls, Jamie Oliver is already bracing for what awaits him during their teenage years. “It’s going to be tough, isn’t it?” he asks Closer magazine. “I’m not going to want any boys going near them…Not my girls.” That time appears to be flying by has done little to ease the 34-year-old celebrity chef’s anxiety! He notes,

“[Poppy Honey, 7, and Daisy Boo, 6] have got big so quickly, they’re little ladies already.”

Of his littlest lady of all — new baby Petal Blossom Rainbow, 5 months this week — Jamie raves, “she’s beautiful, and so peaceful,” before adding,

“She’s one of those kids you can leave for an hour and a half and wonder why she hasn’t made you come over and pick her up in all that time. We’ve got a calm one.”

Jamie also appears to have a mini-me in Daisy. “[She] says she wants to be a chef, so you never know,” he reveals.

Poppy, Daisy and Petal are Jamie’s children with wife Jools Oliver.

Source: Closer via Metro

— Missy

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Christa Bledsoe on

What a sweet sounding daddy. I love Jools Oliver as a name too that’s awesome.

Mary on

I love the names that chose, I know some people may think they are wacky, but I love them!
I begged my DH to let me name our daughter Honey, he wouldn’t go for it and I also love the name Saffy, short for Saffron, both are English. I love the English names.

CelebBabyLover on

AWWWW! This should set the record straight once and for all that, even though he expressed a desire for a boy while Jools was pregnant with Petal, he’s obviously just as happy with another girl. 🙂

All Women Stalker on

Those are such cute hippy names! 😀 And it was also cute that he’s being overprotective.