You might, but probably don’t, remember Bleakley from her stint on Strictly Come Dancing, where, per the reality show tradition, she was beaten in her final dance off by a Rage Against the Machine song. Or you might recognise her from her role as front man in BBC’s One Show, where she is happy to partner, up front, Adrian Chiles, with whom she was also romantically linked with following his divorce, on BBC’s One Show.
Childs, displaying the kind of strained and blokey affability for which he is famed and for which most now choose to Sky Plus Match of the Day 2 and fast forward his and Lee Dixon’s links commented: “That’s like West Brom being linked with Ronaldo. It would be nice, but it’s never going to happen.” Not sure how Cristiano Ronaldo will feel about being compared to Adrian Chiles, mind. Nor how Christine Bleakly will feel about being compared to West Brom, come to think.
But the point remains, and for Ronaldo, read Lampard. Christine and Frank have been ‘stepping out’ together recently, which, Bleakley confirms, means ‘dating’, and not some kind of infringement in or around the area that necessitates the retaking of the penalty kick.