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Made In Chelsea's Ollie Locke-Locke and husband Gareth announce surrogacy journey

The pair tied the knot four months ago

2021-03-22

Words: Jamie Tabberer; picture: Instagram/ollielockeworld

Made In Chelsea's Ollie Locke-Locke and husband Gareth have announced their surrogacy journey.

The pair - who tied the knot on 14 December 2020 - made the revelation in an interview with The Times over the weekend.

Ollie, who is also known for his stint on Celebrity Big Brother, also shared with the publication whose sperm the guys will be using.

"We're mixing it up"

“We’re mixing it up, so it’ll be whoever’s swims best on the day and we’ll never know,” the TV personality revealed. “Although if it comes out with yellow hair, it’ll be Gareth’s.’’

Ollie added: “We have a British surrogate! She messaged me and said, ‘Don’t think I haven’t thought about this for a long time.’ It’s a miracle that we’ve found someone we both utterly adore.”

 
 
 
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Best of luck, both!

The star also explained that he and Gareth will be flying to the US to do the insemination once travel restrictions are lifted. 

"The rules in America are more progressive and it feels like what we want to do is much more accepted and regulated," he said. "I hate the idea that in the UK you can’t see an egg donor’s face, so for the rest of my life I’d have no idea where my child’s features came from.”

Speaking about the possibility of adoption, Ollie said: “I want my own biological child. If Gareth and I can’t have biological children for whatever reason, of course we can discuss it, but surrogacy is our plan first.”

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