Kate Ferdinand posts photo of ’emoji-faced’ step-kids after ‘painful’ argument with them

Oh the struggles of trying to get a good family picture

Kate and Rio Ferdinand

by William Marriott |
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Kate Ferdinand has taken like a duck to water bringing up husband Rio Ferdinand's children.

And she has now delighted fans with more pictures of the family-of-five, which documents her trying to get ready and take photos, while her step-children mess around with her.

Uploading to her popular Instagram page, the former TOWIE star, who once dated Dan Edgar, posted photos of her posing and laughing as Tate, 11, Lorenz, 13, and Tia Ferdinand, eight, got in the way.

She captioned the photo, "This is what really happens when I’m trying to get a picture before I go out 😫😫😫😫 #help #madhouse."

And fans were loving her latest update about motherhood. One user wrote, "These are beautiful those kids are so lucky to have you ❤️❤️❤️❤️", while another commented, "This make me so genuinely happy 😭."

CHECK OUT: Kate and Rio Ferdinand's relationship timeline


Kate and Rio relationship (slider)

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January 2017

Rumours first started to circulate about a possible romance between footballer Rio Ferdinand and TOWIE star Kate Wright back in January 2017, after Rio was spotted leaving her house in Essex.Kate had recently split from her co-star Dan Edgar, while Rio's wife Rebecca sadly passed away in 2015 after a short battle with cancer.

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July 2017

Kate and Rio officially went public with their relationship, after being spotted out for a romantic drink in London. Read more on that here.

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January 2018

Kate and Rio are the definition of couple goals as they pay a visit to Disneyland Paris.

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November 2017

In November 2017, Rio posted his first picture of him and Kate together with a festive post on Instagram.

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January 2018

To mark the end of 2017, Rio shared a post dedicated to Kate. Below the cute AF throwback snap he wrote: "To say 2017 has been a tough year would be a huge understatement. Some dark moments but brightness has been spread around me and mine by this one in many different forms. Christmas being just 1 example, all the thoughtful little details that make things that much better for all of us ud83dude18 little throwback pic"

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July 2017

Kate and Rio went Insta official when Rio shared an adorable family snap featuring Kate and his three kids wearing matching trainers.

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July 2017

Kate then shared a similar pic, confirming she's been spending time with Rio's family.

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September 2017

Kate Wright reveals she's quit showbiz and reality TV in order to focus on being a step-mum to Rio's three kids, Lorenz, Tate and Tia.Speaking to The Sun, she said: "I'm taking a step back from the public eye, I want to keep my life private as I lived my previous relationship on TOWIE, my priority right now is Rio and the family."

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October 2017

After months of keeping us waiting and teasing pictures on Instagram, Kate finally posted her and Rio's first couple picture. And it's hilarious.

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September 2017

Speculation starts to mount over Kate and Rio's living situation, as Kate posts a number of workout selfies from Rio's home gym.

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October 2017

Seemingly stepping up to her role as step-mum, Kate shared a (slightly terrifying) picture of Rio's kids dressed up for Halloween on Instagram.

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October 2017

In October, Kate and Rio enjoyed a romantic holiday together in Dubai.

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December 2017

After months of keeping their romance under wraps, the couple are now living the PDA life all over social media.

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August 2017

In August 2017, Rio shared a snap from his family holiday in Portugal featuring Kate bang in the middle. He captioned the photo: "Decent day with the fam ❤ufe0f "

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January 2017

Kate also took to Instagram to reflect on the last year, paying tribute to Rio and his family. She wrote: "2017.... the hardest but most rewarding year yet! Ups & downs but I have gained 4 of the most precious people ud83eudd17.... Happy new year everyone, I hope your year is filled with health & happiness, keep your loved ones close ❤ufe0f❤ufe0f "

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January 2018

Just when we thought Kate and Rio couldn't get any more adorable, Kate posts a super sweet snap wearing a matching outfit with Rio's daughter Tia. Our hearts!

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December 2017

Rio shared another family snap, revealing Kate was spending Christmas with him and his three children. And their matching PJs are TOO much.

A third fan related to Kate, saying, "🤣🤣🤣 Always gotta be in ain’t they 🙄" and a fourth added, "I love this @xkateferdinand Real and True to You and your family 🙏🏼 Thank you for sharing this with us all 🙌🏼🤗 I love you! #real #true #truestory #lifeisgood."

Her post with the children comes just a week after she admitted she didn't find it easy becoming a step-mum to Rio's children, after their mother Rebecca Ellison sadly passed away in 2015 to breast cancer.

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Kate, who starting dating Rio in 2016 and married the footballer last year, spoke to The Times Magazine about an argument she had with his children, which ended up in them telling Kate she wasn't their real mum.

Discussing the incident, the 28-year-old revealed one of Rio's children said to her mid-argument, "You don't know because you're not a mum."

"The minute they said it, there was a gasp," she said, adding, "They've never said it again."

She went on to say, "But I'm not their mum. But I act like a mum and I see them as my children."

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