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Duncan Bannatyne 'actively trying' for baby

Duncan Bannatyne 'actively trying' for baby

Duncan Bannatyne is "actively trying" for a baby.

The former 'Dragons' Den' star, 66, may have only been dating his girlfriend Nigora Whitehorn, 36, who is 30 years his junior, for six months but he has admitted he's desperate to become a dad again and start a little brood with his lover.

Duncan, who already has seven children from his two previous marriages, said: "We're actively trying. [I do worry about being an old dad]. I don't want to be an old man with Nigora, let alone a child. I hope to live to be 100."

But, although they're keen to seal their bond with a baby, the couple aren't sure whether they want to walk down the aisle.

Duncan, who has been married twice before, explained: "We're still debating [whether to wed]. Part of me thinks, why change anything? But marriage is probably the next step."

Nigora added: "There's no rush. I'd just like it to happen naturally. Getting married would be for my parents anyway."

Meanwhile, the entrepreneur is currently battling it out in the Australian jungle on 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' and he's confident he has a chance of taking the crown.

He said: "I think I can [win]. I'm just going to be myself."