Ulrika Jonsson has detailed a recent dating fail after meeting a man who didn’t have the best reaction to her having children.
The former Gladiators presenter has been having a blast on her dating journey so far, which has included enjoying ‘electrifying sex’ and even a stint on .
She has also previously explained why she prefers dating younger men these days.
However, she unfortunately came across an unpleasant man on a date recently and revealed what happened when he learned she was a mother.
In her Instagram stories, Ulrika, 56, shared a selfie of her looking fed-up with the caption: ‘To the “mature” guy who told me after we met that if he’d known I had a 15-year-old son living with me, he “maybe” wouldn’t have met me #shameonyou.’
Ulrika shares son Cameron Oskar George Turnbull, 28, with ex-husband John Turnbull, daughter Bo Eva Coeur, 23, with ex-boyfriend Marcus Kempen, daughter Martha Sky Hope Gerrard-Wright, 19, with ex-husband Lance Gerrard-Wright.
She also has son Malcolm, 15, from her marriage with advertising executive Brian Monet which ended in 2019.
It comes after Ulrika revealed how Malcolm was left upset after being she posted online.
‘The other day, my youngest male Ungrateful – a hormonal 15-year old boy – confided in me that he’d been teased by some older boys at about the fact that I “post nudes” on ,’ she explained in her column for The Sun.
‘He was understandably upset and concerned.’
Last year, the TV presenter opened up about going through menopause but felt
‘I’ve been dating the last year and a half, on and off… In terms of younger men, it’s not so much about preferring sex with them, but I have been dating younger,’ she told Closer magazine.
‘I’m not ageist by any means. I’m an equal opportunities dater, so by all means, apply! I’m 55 now, but I feel rejuvenated and energetic.’
Sharing an insight into her sex drive, she added: ‘I genuinely still feel as naughty silly and ridiculous as I ever did. I’m having HRT [hormone replacement therapy] for the menopause, but it hasn’t impacted my sex life at all.’
Like millions of other women, Ulrika has also tried to navigate the dating apps but was frustrated after due to people thinking it was fake and that someone was pretending to be her.
‘Your account has been removed,’ a message from the service read.
‘You have been banned from using Hinge for violating our Terms of Service,’ it also stated.
Ulrika added in her own caption in the Instagram story: ‘Nice one Hinge. No reason. Maybe you should spend a bit more time banning the countless catfish I’ve had to endure.
‘I await your response Hinge.’