“I have a lovely new partner, his name is Cade,” she says. “I also have a stepson, who is 8, and my little girl, so I am very busy with family and my business.”
But the journey to her happy relationship wasn’t a smooth one for Emma, who did some soul-searching after a bitter break-up.
“I really took time out to be by myself and work out what am I doing wrong and what do I need to do,” she says.
“I think the key is to love yourself and respect yourself and know that you are worth a loving partner, [and] I have that now. I have the most wonderful partner and I am in a really good place mentally, spiritually and emotionally.”
At the height of her fame, Emma was also a successful glamour model posing for Playboy, Maxim and even gracing the cover of FHM with fellow Aussie, Isla Fisher.
While she admits that she has no regrets, Emma certainly won’t be showing her raunchy magazine shoots to her daughter.
“Oh, it’s all hidden, it’s all locked away in the cupboards,” she laughs. “I probably won’t ever show her to be honest. I don’t display them, let’s just say that.”
As a self-described “reluctant celebrity”, Emma has spoken openly about struggling in the limelight at such a young age. While she is grateful for the opportunities it has afforded her, she hopes that Jemima won’t follow in her footsteps. “Look, I wouldn’t be pushing her into that industry.”
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