Joe Swash 'living under late dad’s shadow' following his sudden death when star was 11
JOE SWASH has said he is 'living under the shadow' of his late dad, who died when he was just 39 years old and was hugely popular amongst his colleagues.
for details of your data protection rights.Joe Swash, 38, is set to turn 39 in January and has revealed he sometimes feels as though he is living in the shadow of his father, who died at the age he is now. The TV presenter’s dad worked as a London taxi driver and was immensely popular amongst his colleagues, caused mayhem at the funeral.
TrendingHe had so many friendsJoe SwashSo many arrived to pay their respects, that police had to close down roads in the area.Joe revealed on Dave Berry’s Dadpod: “When my dad died, he had so many friends - he was a London taxi driver - that the police had to close the roads 'cause there were so many cars going to the funeral
“They all come up to me, all the cab drivers, and said to me, ‘Your dad was one in a million.’“So, I live under this shadow of this amazing man that I didn't really know very well,” he added.READ MORE:Joe Swash has spoken out on “living under the shadow” of his late father headtopics.com
(Image: INSTAGRAM/GETTY)The actor and presenter has a son from a previous relationship and has recently welcomed a son with long-term girlfriend Stacey Solomon(Image: INSTAGRAM)James Martin leaves co-star red-faced with x-rated recipe remarkThe actor and presenter has a son from a previous relationship and last year welcomed a son with long-term girlfriend Stacey Solomon.
The latter also has two sons from previous relationships, and Joe revealed he loves them as if they were his own.He continued: “I try to live up to what he done for me in them 11 years, with my boys and with Stacey's boys as well. “Like, they're my kids as well. I love them to pieces.
Stacey also has two son’s from previous relationships, and Joe revealed he loves all the children as if they are his own(Image: GETTY)Joe also revealed that he has been making up for lost time with his 13-year-old son Harry who he shares with ex Emma Sophocleaous
(Image: INSTAGRAM)The Top Ten Accounts On Instagram(Image: EXPRESS)“And I'm very lucky because, hopefully, touch wood, in 30, 20 years' time, I'll have these five amazing young men who idolise me and that I'll have forever to be my pals, you know what I mean? We'll have a bond.” headtopics.com
Joe also revealed that he has been making up for lost time with his 13-year-old son Harry, who he shares with ex Emma Sophocleaous.The former I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! champion said that the pair have now become close once more after spending a lot more time together recently.
Reflecting on fatherhood with his eldest son, Joe said: “With my first child, Harry, there was a period where mine and Harry's mum's relationship affected my relationship with him. Read more: Daily Express »
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