Christine Bleakley praises 'calming' Frank Lampard

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 11 May 2011
Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard

Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard

Christine Bleakley says her boyfriend Frank Lampard has a ''calming effect'' on her and is glad he will be there to make her feel less nervous when she presents the the L'Oreal Paris National Movie Awards in front of a huge live audience tonight (11.05.11)

Christine Bleakley says Frank Lampard has a "calming effect" on her.

The 'Daybreak' presenter admitted she is nervous about hosting the L'Oreal Paris National Movie Awards in front of a 12,500-strong live audience on ITV1 tonight (11.05.11) and is glad her boyfriend will be there to support her.

She told The Sun newspaper: "I've got terrible butterflies. It's probably the largest live audience I've presented to.

"But Frank really is fantastic. I like him being there, he's a calming effect that I need on nights like this - a friendly face in the audience. I go to watch him and he is incredibly supportive of me."

The Northern Irish beauty - who has been dating the Chelsea and England footballer since October 2009 - recently revealed Frank even wakes up with her when she gets up at 3am for her early morning show.

She said: "Frank is very good. He'll say good morning and be really very pleasant and loving. I will peel myself out of bed, get dressed and then go back and say, 'See you later' and give him a little kiss and he'll say, 'I'll be watching'."

The L'Oreal Paris National Movie Awards is on ITV1 from 8pm tonight.

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