'I picked excellent father material' Ulrika Jonsson reflects on her ex after celerbating her son's birthday

The TV presenter praised the extra lengths her ex went to mark his son's Star Wars birthday

Ulrika Jonsson
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Ulrika Jonsson reached out to praise her choice in men after her ex pulled out all the stops to help their son celebrate his Star Wars birthday.

The TV presenter, who has daughter Bo, 20 and Martha, 16, and sons Cameron, 25 and Malcolm, 12, celebrated the birthday of her youngest son Malcolm - who she has with ex Brian Monet.

Ulrika uploaded a few family snaps to show how they celebrated her son's birthday in lockdown and captioned them, 'Yesterday.

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When your ex is a magnificent Vader and goes to the trouble to dress up - proper - make a film (which I must find on @youtube ) together with your oldest son for the youngest; gets him an extraordinary Light Sabre because nothing is too much trouble for his little Skywalker.'

She went on to praise her choice in men adding, 'Then you know you that even if the two of you couldn’t make it work, you picked excellent father material. *pats herself on the back*


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Is Ulrika Jonsson in lockdown with her ex?

The TV personality revealed she is spending part of her time in lockdown with ex-husband Brian Monet, 51, the father of her son Malcolm.

The 52-year-old previously told of how the pandemic has given their relationship a new lease of life – and love.

She said, 'IF you told me two years ago that a cruel and punitive virus would devastate the globe and make me spend more time with my ex-husband, I’d have believed the first part but not the latter.

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'My ex moved out about 18 months ago, our marriage having been put through the wringer for many reasons — one of them being a devastating lack of intimacy.

'We shared 14 years together and I always felt he was my best friend.'

And it looks like he's standing by his parenting duties too.

Selina Maycock
Senior Entertainment Writer

Selina is currently a Senior Entertainment Writer for Goodto.com, formerly Senior Entertainment writer for Woman&Home, and My Imperfect Life and has more than 16 years of experience in newspapers, magazines and online. She currently writes a mix of Entertainment news - including celebrity births, weddings and reality show line-ups including Strictly, Dancing On Ice and The Great British Bake Off, reporting the the latest news about the Royal kids Prince George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and Lilibet as well as Family news stories from baby names to store closures and product recall warnings. Before joining Future Publishing, Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism. She is fully NCTJ and NCE qualified and has 100wpm shorthand. When she's not interviewing celebrities you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories.