Una Healy wants to "preserve the best relationship" between her kids and their father.

Una Healy

Una Healy

The Saturdays singer - who split from Ben Foden in 2018 - feels it is important their children, Tadhg, six, and Aoife, eight, always "communicate" with their dad despite the split.

She said: "They absolutely are, they are my world, Aoife and Tadhg, they really are. They're still so young as well so it's very important to preserve the best relationship as possible with their dad, although he does live very far away and he has a new wife and a child. I always try and nurture that relationship that they have, they communicate … they were just on FaceTime yesterday."

And Una insists she would never bad-mouth her former husband.

Speaking on ITV's Lorraine, she added of her relationship with her former husband: "He sees them when he can and I will always try and protect that relationship as best as possible and because I’m in the public eye, I get asked about him, I would never bad-mouth him or say anything bad because I don’t think that’s fair on the kids. That's just how I feel on the whole thing."

Meanwhile, Una previously revealed she is ready to date again but is finding it "hard".

She said: "I know a couple of people who have been on the apps and they’ve been messaged and told me, 'A catfish is on, pretending to be you', and it’s like, 'That is me'. There’s a danger of that. People just don’t believe you might be on there. But that’s just what everyone’s doing now, isn’t it? That’s how people are meeting and chatting to each other ... It’s so hard. There’s no dating to be done right now. It’s the worst time to be single. Going on an app, I tried that a few months ago and I just found it really pointless because you can’t meet people. You need to meet someone."