Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, Rod said: “I’ve had four of my children with me which has made it a lot easier.
“It’s been an adjustment but we’ve made the best of it. And yes, I had one day where I shed a tear or ten because it got to me.”
The happy couple, who split their time between the United States and their home in Essex, share two children, Alastair, 15, and Aiden, 10.
While Rod is also father to Sarah, 58, Kimberly, 41, Sean, 40, Ruby, 33, Renee, 28, and Liam, 26, from previous relationships.
Express.co.uk has approached Rod’s representative’s for comment.
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