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Ben Foden reveals his children have now met their new step-mum Jackie Belanoff Smith

Having not met the woman their father randomly married in America three weeks ago, it seems that Aoife and Tadhg Foden have now been introduced to their new step-mother.

On Sunday, Tadhg, four, was spotted in the background of one of his rugby star dad Ben Foden’s Instagram stories, while the family celebrated Oktoberfest – in August!

Ben’s second wife Jackie Belanoff Smith – who is an American socialite – filmed herself with other members of the Foden clan wearing Bavarian Lederhosen and German Dirndl dresses.

Shock-toberfest? Ben Foden appears to have finally introduced his new wife Jackie Belanoff Smith to her step-kids

Shock-toberfest? Ben Foden appears to have finally introduced his new wife Jackie Belanoff Smith to her step-kids

Ben, 34, also snapped another photo of his son who had been enjoying s’mores – a Canadian chocolate and marshmallow snack.

Ben captioned this: ‘Messy pup but always wanting s’more!’

Aoife, seven, was not in the videos or photos posted by Ben, who shares his daughter and son with ex-wife Una Healy, but was presumed to be in attendance as well.

The rugby star was married to Una, 37, for six years, until they split in July 2018 when it emerged he had cheated on her with a PR girl.

Meet and greet: Having not met the woman their father randomly married in America three weeks ago, it seems that Aoife and Tadhg [pictured] have now been introduced to her

Meet and greet: Having not met the woman their father randomly married in America three weeks ago, it seems that Aoife and Tadhg [pictured] have now been introduced to her

Spotted: On Sunday, Tadhg, four, was spotted in the background of one of his rugby star dad's Instagram stories, while the family celebrated Oktoberfest - in August

Spotted: On Sunday, Tadhg, four, was spotted in the background of one of his rugby star dad’s Instagram stories, while the family celebrated Oktoberfest – in August

(Step) Motherly love: Ben's second wife - who is an American socialite - filmed herself with other members of the Foden clan wearing Bavarian Lederhosen and German Dirndl dresses

(Step) Motherly love: Ben’s second wife – who is an American socialite – filmed herself with other members of the Foden clan wearing Bavarian Lederhosen and German Dirndl dresses

And while Una is taking it slow with her new man – sportsman David Breen – Ben married Jackie after just a two-week dalliance in stark contrast.

Three weeks ago, Ben tied the knot with Jackie, who he met on dating app Tinder, 

He announced it in a shock Instagram post, while they were on vacation in Nantucket.

Family matters: Aoife, seven, was not in the videos or photos posted by Ben on Sunday, who shares his daughter and son with ex-wife Una Healy, but was presumed to be in attendance as well [pictured at Ben's 32nd birthday in July 2017]

Family matters: Aoife, seven, was not in the videos or photos posted by Ben on Sunday, who shares his daughter and son with ex-wife Una Healy, but was presumed to be in attendance as well [pictured at Ben’s 32nd birthday in July 2017]

Always a good idea: A friend of the rugby player revealed to MailOnline that Ben chose to wed the New York socialite before making any introductions to his family

Always a good idea: A friend of the rugby player revealed to MailOnline that Ben chose to wed the New York socialite before making any introductions to his family

A week after the nuptials, Ben reunited with his son and daughter as he gushed that ‘the only thing that matters is family.’

But Jackie – it seemed – was not present, with a friend of the rugby player revealing to MailOnline that Ben chose to wed the New York socialite before making any introductions to his family.

The source also claimed that Ben likely married Jackie ‘for a green card’ and insisted the sportsman ‘isn’t interested in having more kids’.

Amid an array of claims arising about Ben’s dating activities prior to marrying Jackie, the rugby player’s pal insisted he wasn’t faithful during the start of their still-fledgling romance.

The insider told MailOnline: ‘He was 100% seeing Jackie at the same time as [former Big Brother contestant] Rebecca Jane and the other women. He’s probably done this [married her] for a green card to stay in the US.’

Doting dad: Ben shares his two young children with ex-wife Una Healy [pictured in August 2017]

Doting dad: Ben shares his two young children with ex-wife Una Healy [pictured in August 2017]

Swiped right! Ben met his new wife on dating app Tinder

Swiped right! Ben met his new wife on dating app Tinder

The insider added: ‘Before he married Jackie, he and Rebecca Jane talked about having children and it was completely ruled out.

‘They discussed it at length and he definitely wasn’t interested in having anymore kids.

‘But, I wouldn’t be surprised if he does with this latest turn of events. His posts with his kids on Saturday are just a blatant attempt to repair his image and for attention.’  

Ben Foden’s representatives declined to comment when contacted by MailOnline.

The claim that Ben doesn’t want to have more children is sure to be a blow to Jackie, after her relatives revealed that her ‘dream is to have her own family.’

Jackie’s cousin Victoria Sazonov-Smith, 19, revealed that the New York native has her eyes set on becoming a mother, and admitted that she and Ben ‘seem very in love.’ 

She told The Mirror: ‘I was a little bit surprised but Jackie has always been a romantic. Her dream is to have her own family.’   

‘I don’t know how Ben and Jackie got together, it happened so quick! But they seem very in love and by what she’s told me about him, I think they’re perfect for each other.’ 

‘She’s very smart, so if she thinks this Ben is the perfect guy, I believe her.’ 

No more? The insider said: 'Before he married Jackie, he and Rebecca Jane talked about having children and it was completely ruled out'

 No more? The insider said: ‘Before he married Jackie, he and Rebecca Jane talked about having children and it was completely ruled out’

Family man: The claim that Ben doesn't want to have more children is sure to be a blow to Jackie, after her relatives revealed that her 'dream is to have her own family'

Family man: The claim that Ben doesn’t want to have more children is sure to be a blow to Jackie, after her relatives revealed that her ‘dream is to have her own family’ 

The rugby player shared a sweet video on Saturday, in which he cradled his little girl in his arms before panning out to show his son playing with a toy.

Covering the video with an array of messages, Ben joked that ‘this Saturday is a little different from the last’ in reference to his shock nuptials to Jackie. 

Sweet: Ben Foden enjoyed some quality family time as he reunited with his daughter Aoife and son Tadhg on Saturday after whirlwind wedding to Jackie Belanoff Smith

Sweet: Ben Foden enjoyed some quality family time as he reunited with his daughter Aoife and son Tadhg on Saturday after whirlwind wedding to Jackie Belanoff Smith

Relaxed: Other family members appeared in his video

Adorable: The rugby player shared a sweet video where he cradled his little girl in his arms before panning out to show his son playing with a toy

Adorable: The rugby player shared a sweet video where he cradled his little girl in his arms before panning out to show his son playing with a toy

He announced his wedding news last Tuesday, sharing a series from the ceremony, which took place aboard a yacht in Nantucket, Massachusetts, days earlier.  

During his announcement, Ben insisted Una gave her blessing for the nuptials to go ahead, and told his followers that ‘beautiful, intelligent, charming and funny’ Jackie ‘swept him off his feet in a time of hardship’.

In his reveal, he wrote: ‘People will say we are mad or even fools, as @snackyjax and I had only been dating seriously for a little over 2 weeks before deciding to get married. But when someone like her comes in to your life, why would I wait?’   

Approval: The rugby star insisted ex-wife Una Healy, 37, gave her blessing ahead of the nuptials, one year after their divorce (Pictured with current boyfriend David Breen)

Approval: The rugby star insisted ex-wife Una Healy, 37, gave her blessing ahead of the nuptials, one year after their divorce (Pictured with current boyfriend David Breen)

This comes after The Sun stated that Big Brother star Rebecca Jane revealed that she had enjoyed a steamy liaison with the reality star when he was single earlier this year, and have kept in regular contact ever since.

The source close to Rebecca said: ‘She was absolutely stunned that Ben got married as they hooked up earlier this year and still messaged all the time.

‘They would talk a lot about sex and swap pictures, but Ben also made out as if there could be hope for something more serious between them.

‘He told her he was done with his ‘s***ging anything that moves” phase and hinted they would meet up soon. He never mentioned another woman.’

Claim: This comes after The Sun stated that Big Brother star Rebecca Jane revealed that she had enjoyed a steamy liaison with the reality star when he was single earlier this year

Claim: This comes after The Sun stated that Big Brother star Rebecca Jane revealed that she had enjoyed a steamy liaison with the reality star when he was single earlier this year

Una and Ben were married for six years until they split in July 2018 when it emerged he had cheated on her with a PR girl.

The couple dated for four years before tying the knot in June 2012 in Una’s native Ireland, and share daughter Aoife and son Tadhg.

Ben later confirmed he did cheat on wife Una during their six-year marriage, but insists his infidelity was one of many reasons for the couple’s subsequent divorce.

Previous marriage: Una and Ben were married for six years until they split in July 2018 when it emerged he had cheated on her with a PR girl

Previous marriage: Una and Ben were married for six years until they split in July 2018 when it emerged he had cheated on her with a PR girl

His tattered reputation suffered a further blow in 2018 after he used dating app Bumble to publicly announce his separation from the former The Saturdays star.

Una has not addressed Ben’s shock nuptials directly since the news came out, but she is said to be leaning on her fellow The Saturdays bandmates – Mollie King, 32, Frankie Bridge, 30, Rochelle Humes, 30, and Vanessa White, 29 – for support.

A source told The Sun that The Saturdays were ‘straight on the phone’ to Una after learning Ben had remarried, despite the sportsman claiming that he had married Jackie with the blessing of his ex.

Ben’s announcement in full  

This last year has been by far my toughest and most turbulent for a number of reasons that many of you I’m sure are aware of, in some way or another. 

The world has a funny way of working things out, many people think I’m a bad person – as I’m sure they’ll be many nasty comments left under this post by keyboard warriors a plenty. 

But I met a girl who seriously swept me off my feet and in a time of hardship showed me love, a deep devoted love. 

People will say we are mad or crazy or even fools, as Jackie Belanoff Smith and I had only been dating seriously for a little over 2 weeks before deciding to get married. 

But when someone like her comes in to your life, why would I wait? 

The people who needed to know, such as close family and friends were told before anyone else and they are happy for me including my beautiful X wife Una Healy who I love even more for her blessing.

Life is short and you only get one and it’s worth living. Jackie is the greatest human being I’ve ever come across – she’s beautiful inside and out, intelligent, charming, funny, generous, kind, gentle, energetic the list goes on. 

She will be a great step mum to Aoife and Tadhg and offers me a future I can’t wait to explore with her. 

My heart is full and I honestly couldn’t be happier, so those that want to bring negativity or try and tear me down go ahead. My life is great and I hope you all will one day feel happiness like i feel while I write this caption. I love you.

I can’t wait to see where our lives lead together you brought excitement and joy to my life and I couldn’t be prouder having stand at my side as Mrs Foden. (BTW the witness is Jackie’s sister thanks you too hun for being a legend)

Daily Mail UK

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