Michael Clarke says ex Kyly is ‘beautiful’ and the pair have an ‘amazing friendship’

Michael Clarke praises ex wife Kyly as a ‘beautiful mother’ – and insists he wants ’20 more children’ as he continues romance with Jade Yarbrough

Michael Clarke has praised his ex-wife Kyly as a ‘beautiful mother’, revealing the pair still have an ‘amazing friendship’ and are focused on raising their seven-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee together.

Speaking exclusively to Daily Mail Australia at an event to celebrate the FIFA World Cup on Friday, the cricket legend, 41, revealed he is a ‘massive family man’ and that he’d love to have ’20 more children’.

The father-of-one brought Kelsey Lee along to the star-studded event with the pair posing and having a kickabout at Hublot Palms House in Vaucluse, Sydney, with Michael revealing the little girl has ‘changed his life for the better’.

Michael Clarke has praised his ex-wife Kyly as a 'beautiful mother' revealing the pair still have an 'amazing friendship' and are focused on raising their seven-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee together (pictured with Michael today)

Michael Clarke has praised his ex-wife Kyly as a ‘beautiful mother’ revealing the pair still have an ‘amazing friendship’ and are focused on raising their seven-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee together (pictured with Michael today)

‘I cherish every minute I get with her [Kelsey],’ he explained. 

‘I’m so grateful she’s changed my life for the better.  She’s helped me become the person I want to be’.

The former Australia cricket captain split from wife Kyly Clarke in September 2019 after seven years of marriage. 

They did not reveal their break-up until February 12, 2020.

In a statement at the time, the pair said the ‘amicable’ decision to separate was ‘the best course’ for their daughter.

Speaking exclusively to Daily Mail Australia at an event to celebrate the FIFA World Cup on Friday, the cricket legend, 41, revealed he is a 'massive family man'

Speaking exclusively to Daily Mail Australia at an event to celebrate the FIFA World Cup on Friday, the cricket legend, 41, revealed he is a ‘massive family man’ 

The father-of-one brought Kelsey Lee along to the star-studded event with the pair posing and having a kickabout at Hublot Palms House in Vaucluse, Sydney, with Michael revealing the little girl has 'changed his life for the better'

The father-of-one brought Kelsey Lee along to the star-studded event with the pair posing and having a kickabout at Hublot Palms House in Vaucluse, Sydney, with Michael revealing the little girl has ‘changed his life for the better’

The former Australia cricket captain split from wife Kyly Clarke (left) in September 2019 after seven years of marriage. They did not reveal their break-up until February 12, 2020

The former Australia cricket captain split from wife Kyly Clarke (left) in September 2019 after seven years of marriage. They did not reveal their break-up until February 12, 2020

More recently he had a high-profile relationship with P.E Nation designer Pip Edwards and earlier this month made his red carpet debut with Jade Yarbrough at the Louis Vuitton exhibition in Sydney.

Clearly a doting dad, Clarke is often pictured out and about with his daughter, with the father-of-one adding to Daily Mail Australia he would ‘happily have 20 more’ kids. 

‘I’m so in love my little girl that I think I’ve always been a family man like I love my sister, my parents.  My friends are like family to me. And they have kids as well. So my sister has two kids, so I’m an uncle. Family means the world to me,’ he explained.

Clearly a doting dad, Clarke is often pictured out and about with his daughter, with the father-of-one adding to Daily Mail Australia he would 'happily have 20 more' kids

Clearly a doting dad, Clarke is often pictured out and about with his daughter, with the father-of-one adding to Daily Mail Australia he would ‘happily have 20 more’ kids

'I'm so in love my little girl that I think I've always been a family man like I love my sister, my parents. My friends are like family to me. And they have kids as well. So my sister has two kids, so I'm an uncle. Family means the world to me,' he explained

‘I’m so in love my little girl that I think I’ve always been a family man like I love my sister, my parents. My friends are like family to me. And they have kids as well. So my sister has two kids, so I’m an uncle. Family means the world to me,’ he explained 

Michael added that his daughter teaches him 'a lot' and loves to do musical theatre, gymnastics, swimming and piano

Michael added that his daughter teaches him ‘a lot’ and loves to do musical theatre, gymnastics, swimming and piano

‘She [Kelsey’s] got a beautiful mother.  She’s got a beautiful mum, who cares about her as much as I do. 

‘We have an amazing friendship and it’s all about making sure our daughter is looked after and cared for and learns the rules of life. There’s discipline and tough days but that’s a part of being a parent,’ he went on.

‘Kyly and I have such good friendships and allows us to make sure everything we do is about our daughter,’ he added.

Michael was joined on the red carpet by a flurry of Australian stars. The sports star opted for rare sneakers from Off-White x Nike Air VaporMax costing $2,718

Michael was joined on the red carpet by a flurry of Australian stars. The sports star opted for rare sneakers from Off-White x Nike Air VaporMax costing $2,718

Redefining smart casual, Clarkey teamed the shoe with black tracksuit bottoms, a white T-shirt with a black jumper and blazer on top

Redefining smart casual, Clarkey teamed the shoe with black tracksuit bottoms, a white T-shirt with a black jumper and blazer on top

The star also revealed he and Kyly have joint custody of the little one, having her for a week at a time each.   

‘I’m seven days on seven days open. When I’ve got my daughter, it’s game on. 

‘I drop off school, pick up school. Think what are we doing on the weekends and I love it.’

'She [Kelsey's] got a beautiful mother. She's got a beautiful mum, who cares about her as much as I do' Michael said

‘She [Kelsey’s] got a beautiful mother. She’s got a beautiful mum, who cares about her as much as I do’ Michael said 

The star also revealed he and Kyly have joint custody of the little one, having her for a week at a time each

 The star also revealed he and Kyly have joint custody of the little one, having her for a week at a time each

Michel said that his daughter teaches him ‘a lot’ and loves to do musical theatre, gymnastics, swimming, and piano, adding, ‘This girl cannot sit still.’

‘The only thing is compulsory in my house is swimming. I want her to learn how to swim because we spend a lot of time on the water. We’ve got a pool in our backyard.’

Michael is currently dating Jade Yarbrough after the pair went public in August. 

Michael is currently dating Jade Yarbrough (right) after the pair went public in August

Michael is currently dating Jade Yarbrough (right) after the pair went public in August

Source

Related posts