Chantelle is spending Dolly's first Christmas without a man

It’s fair to say 2012 has been a bit of a rollercoaster year for Chantelle Houghton, 29.

She gave birth to baby daughter Dolly in June but split from the father, Alex Reid, 39, in September after claiming to have walked in on him dressed as his female alter ego Roxanne.

Despite all that, Chantelle says she can’t wait for Dolly‘s first Christmas.

‘It will be really different for all of us,’ she says.

‘It’ll be so much more enjoyable. Everyone says that Christmas is all about the kids.’

But will she be sad not to spend it with Alex?

‘I am in a way, but it’ll be fine without him. I don’t know him anymore,’ she says.

‘He wrote in his Christmas card last year “This year’s great, but next year’s going to be amazing.” 

‘It makes me sad to think back to that time.’

Chantelle says she would like more children in the future.

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