TV personality Cat Deeley (L) and comedian Patrick Kielty attend the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) "There was a moment, when we always used to keep in contact.
In our business, we get to go to a lot of functions in big rooms with round tables and gold-painted gold chairs."A lot of people, when they have a wedding, want all that.
Patrick did admit that being friends first made the transition to being in a relationship less awkward for the pair.
He said: ‘What’s good about it is that whenever you’re with someone that is a mate to start with then there’s a short hand there and you don’t have to go through that whole awkward dating.’ The 40-year-old also opened up about his relationship with Cat and their one-year-old son Milo who was born in January 2016.
The couple went public with their relationship in May 2012 and – after just a few months of dating – they tied the knot in the Italian capital in September the same year.
Explaining how the pair managed to keep the details of the romantic ceremony under wraps, Patrick said: "Look, it's not as if we were telling our guests not to tell anyone about it.
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15: TV personalites Patrick Kielty (L) and Cat Deeley attend Dior and Maxfield Celebrate the Launch of Winter 2014 Dior Fusion Sneaker Collection with a Cocktail Party at Maxfield on July 15, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. E "So I got up at five, jumped on a six o'clock flight from Ireland and got into Heathrow at seven.
They first met as co-presenters on BBC's Fame Academy before friendship turned to love and marriage.
But Patrick Kielty has joked he 'broke the rule of don't get your money where you get your honey' when he began dating his now-wife Cat Deeley during an appearance on ITV1's Lorraine on Thursday morning.
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"We were going out together and next thing I'm standing there and Cat turns up in a wedding dress and I'm like 'What the hell is this about?