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Paddy McGuinness is heading home after wife Christine admits they are going through a ‘difficult time’

Paddy McGuinness landed at London Heathrow on Sunday night and returned home to his family after it became clear his 11-year marriage was in trouble.

The Top Gear the presenter rushed to Thailand to film scenes for the next series of his motoring show, but on Sunday he returned to face the music after his wife Christine broke her silence over rumors their 11-year marriage was on the rocks.

Paddy kept a low profile as he carried his luggage through Heathrow, having earlier promised his wife a hug in a comment posted on her family photo on Instagram.

Facing the music: Paddy McGuinness landed at London Heathrow Airport on Sunday night and returned home to his family after it became clear his 11-year marriage was in trouble

Paddy, 48, wearing a blue sweater, baseball cap and face mask, was loaded with bags of duty-free goods from Thailand, with stuffed toys for his three children seen inside the bags.

The presenter revealed on Instagram that he was happy to be back home after the work trip, writing alongside a video taken during his flight:

“I’m back baby! 11 hour flight but I really enjoyed shooting in Thailand, beautiful country. Still, no matter where I travel, it’s always good to come home! A cup of tea, clean bed linen and the kids are off. ❤️ #home #weekend #travel #weekend #workworkworkworkwork.’

He also added a comment to Christine’s family photo, showing the former model in a bikini while playing with their children in a kiddie pool. “Hugs tomorrow!!” he wrote along with two love hearts.

Ups and downs: In a new interview at the weekend, Paddy's wife Christine admitted the couple are going through a 'very, very difficult time'

Ups and downs: In a new interview at the weekend, Paddy’s wife Christine admitted the couple are going through a ‘very, very difficult time’

At home: Paddy went into hiding while carrying his luggage through Heathrow and later posted on Instagram that he was happy to be home

At home: Paddy went into hiding while carrying his luggage through Heathrow and later posted on Instagram that he was happy to be home

On Saturday, Christine revealed that she and her husband were going through a “very, very difficult time”, following intense speculation that the couple’s marriage was on the rocks.

Describing her mental state as “all over the place” in a new interview, the 34-year-old shared that she “won’t put up with things from Paddy that she might have in the past”.

The week before, Christine had set tongues wagging that there could be trouble in her marriage after jetting off on a girls’ holiday with girlfriend Chelsea Grimes, and later shared a number of cryptic posts

Coming home: Paddy captioned Christine's family photo, showing the former model in a bikini as she played with their children in a paddling pool. “Hugs tomorrow!!” he wrote

Coming home: Paddy captioned Christine’s family photo, showing the former model in a bikini as she played with their children in a paddling pool. “Hugs tomorrow!!” he wrote

Bringing home goodies: Paddy, wearing a blue jumper, baseball cap and face mask, was loaded with duty free bags from Thailand

Bringing home goodies: Paddy, wearing a blue jumper, baseball cap and face mask, was loaded with duty free bags from Thailand

Treats: The Top Gear host was in Thailand filming the motor show

Dad: Paddy stopped to check his duty-free cargo, which included cuddly toys for his three children

Dad: Paddy stopped to check his duty-free cargo, which included cuddly toys for his three children

Speaking openly with The Sun’s Fabulous Magazine, Christine admitted: “I feel really quite raw and all over. What I could put up with in the past, I probably wouldn’t put up with now, and for him.

“I can’t deny that we are going through a very, very difficult time,” she shared.

But wanting to clear her name, the former model added that she was not the cause of the difficult situation.

“It’s just … we’ve been together for 15 years, married for 11 years: we’re going to have ups and downs — but this situation right now — I don’t want to get into it too much, but I’m just going to say don’t ‘don’t cause this situation,'” he continued she.

Home: The host revealed on Insta that he was happy to be back, writing alongside a video taken during his flight:

Home: The host revealed on Insta that he was happy to be back, writing alongside a video taken during his flight: “No matter where I travel, it’s always good to come home!”

Out and about: Christine pampered herself on Monday, heading to the local hairdressers after welcoming Paddy home

Out and about: Christine pampered herself on Monday, heading to the local hairdressers after welcoming Paddy home

Legs: The star was spotted heading to her local salon near her family home in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, showing off her tan in a pair of tiny denim shorts

Legs: The star was spotted heading to her local salon near her family home in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, showing off her tan in a pair of tiny denim shorts

Upbeat: She appeared in high spirits despite revealing she is going through a tough time in her 11-year marriage

Upbeat: She appeared in high spirits despite revealing she is going through a tough time in her 11-year marriage

Describing the situation as ‘up and down’, Christine added that ‘the family bond will always be there no matter what – as she explained the pair met when she was a teenager.

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Paddy McGuinness for comment.

It comes after a flurry of rumors that the pair were on the rocks in recent months as they holidayed abroad separately last month before his trip to Thailand.

And following her recent appearance on ITV’s The Games, fans were quick to note Paddy’s lack of public support, with the pair also caught up in what appeared to be a tense conversation.

Raw: On Saturday, Christine revealed that she and her husband were going through a 'very, very difficult time', following intense speculation that the couple's marriage was on the rocks

Raw: On Saturday, Christine revealed that she and her husband were going through a ‘very, very difficult time’, following intense speculation that the couple’s marriage was on the rocks

On the rocks: Speaking openly to The Sun's Fabulous Magazine, Christine admitted: 'I feel really quite raw and all over' (Paddy and Christine pictured in 2018)

On the rocks: Speaking openly to The Sun’s Fabulous Magazine, Christine admitted: ‘I feel really quite raw and all over’ (Paddy and Christine pictured in 2018)

Family: Paddy and Christine are parents to their three children; twins Leo and Penelope, nine, and Felicity, six - all of whom have autism

Family: Paddy and Christine are parents to their three children; twins Leo and Penelope, nine, and Felicity, six – all of whom have autism

Last week, she appeared to respond to the rumors via social media, reposting a set of quotes about love and trust.

In the posts, the TV personality said that while she was sometimes the “most broken version” of herself, she was also the “strongest.”

Christine also shared a series of cryptic motivational quotes about “making positive choices” and “reinventing yourself completely.”

She wrote on Instagram: “Regarding the press… There’s just one thing I want to make clear right now… I didn’t put us in this situation.”

While a source recently told The Mirror that: “It’s been a very difficult time recently. The issues are very topical.

Explaining that they met when she was a teenager, Christine added:

Explaining that they met when she was a teenager, Christine added: “What I could put up with in the past, I probably wouldn’t put up with now, and for him.”

They also added that the pair were “trying to work on different issues.”

Paddy and Christine are parents to their three children; twins Leo and Penelope, nine, and Felicity, six – all of whom have autism.

They have been together for 15 years, having met while Christine was modeling in a fashion show at the Liverpool tennis tournament, before tying the knot in 2011.

But it’s not the first time they’ve hit the headlines for their marriage, with Paddy pictured on a boozy night out with Nicole Appleton in 2018.

Admitting that the photos made her “sick” and what she felt was a “heartbroken moment”, Christine shared that she and Paddy no longer discuss the photos and have simply “moved on with married life”.

For the long haul: They have been together for 15 years after meeting while Christine was modeling in a fashion show at the Liverpool Tennis Tournament, before tying the knot in 2011 (pictured 2011)

For the long haul: They have been together for 15 years after meeting while Christine was modeling in a fashion show at the Liverpool Tennis Tournament, before tying the knot in 2011 (pictured 2011)

Paddy McGuinness is heading home after wife Christine admits they are going through a ‘difficult time’

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