She rose to fame as one of the most popular girls in the 1990s.
But Melinda Messenger has revealed that her son Flynn, 19, is ‘shocked’ by her glamor modeling past and asks her why she ever participated in the X-rated shoots.
Talk about the new series The Hot Mess Mums Club podcast, presented by Jenny Powell and Kelly Pegg, the presenter, 50, talked about her days and how she’s been single for a year.
Mortified: Melinda Messenger has revealed that her son Flynn, 19, is ‘shocked’ by her glamor modeling past and asks why she ever participated in the X-rated shoots
Speaking of her glamorous modeling, Melinda, the mother of son Morgan, 20, Flynn, and daughter Evie, 17, said: ‘The boys have been through my days and the two are kind of opposites.
Morgan just bursts on and finds it funny way hilarious and quite brilliant, Flynn was shocked, like “Mom, why did you do that!”.
‘I had to explain to him that I know he feels that way, but I was 27, he didn’t exist then and that at 27 he will do things that he wouldn’t do now at my age.
Pin-up: the presenter, 50, rose to fame as one of the most popular girls in the 1990s (photo 1997)
“Evie is very grounded and level-headed with everything, but she wouldn’t want to do anything that I’ve done, but she’s very supportive.”
Melinda divorced husband Wayne Roberts in 2012.
And the presenter said she has been single for the past year, mainly because of lockdown.
She said, ‘I’ve been single for the past year, mostly because we were all trapped in our houses, but I’m glad I had that time alone.
Family: Melinda said her eldest son Morgan, 20, thinks it is ‘hilarious’, while her daughter Evie is ‘very supportive’
‘I didn’t really want to be with someone else or start a new relationship because it can all be consuming, so I just wanted to be with my kids and get through all that crazy stuff.
‘But then I said maybe it’s time I met someone and then I figured where to meet someone because A) I never go out, and I’m a real home body, I’m not a party animal. never been, and I just want to meet someone who is friendly and down to earth. ‘
Melinda said she has an ‘old perception’ about being a glamor model and how it can make her quite outgoing, she really prefers her ‘home, peace and quiet’.
Single: Melinda divorced her husband Wayne Roberts in 2012 and has been single for the past year (pictured in 2009)
The presenter said she has attracted the wrong men for her who “love the party lifestyle.”
She added, “If you’re a single mom or single dad, I feel like it’s a lot harder to meet someone, especially when you’re out in the open.”
Elsewhere on the podcast, Melinda spoke about social media and self-confidence.
She said, ‘I’ve never seen myself that beautiful or beautiful or any of those things so there wasn’t any kind of attachment, so because I didn’t feel that I never felt like I should have that validated or verified, I still don’t.
“Everyone is beautiful, we are all unique people, there are so many layers in front of us, that makes us interesting or beautiful or attractive.”
Looking for love: she said, ‘If you’re a single mom or single dad, I feel like it’s a lot harder to meet someone, especially when you’re out in the open’