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Jenny-May Clarkson welcomes twin boys

The One News presenter has given birth to twins.

When Jenny-May told Dean the happy news, he cried tears of joy!

It’s double trouble for our favourite sports presenter, Jenny-May Clarkson!

The former Silver Fern and her husband Dean welcomed their twin boys last week, slightly ahead of their due date.

“We are all doing well – or should I say ‘surviving’!” says a thrilled Jenny-May. “Despite the sleep deprivation and round the clock care (and constant worry as a first time mum), we absolutely adore our handsome boys.”

It’s been a whirlwind year for Jenny-May (nee Coffin) and Dean, who met by chance in Auckland in February 2015.

It was truly a case of love at first sight and just 11 days later, Dean got down on one knee for a memorable proposal.

When Jenny-May, 41, walked down the aisle seven months later she was sporting a wee secret – she was just shy of the 12-week-mark, carrying twins.

Jenny-May babies

Jenny-May and husband Dean were excited to discover they were expecting twins.

“Even though there are three sets of twins in my family!” she laughs. “I’d never thought about that, though – two of my brothers and one of my brother’s sons have twins!” she told the *New Zealand Woman’s Weekly when the couple announced their pregnancy.

The new additions are baby brothers to Dean’s daughters Libby-Jane (10) and Leah (8), from his previous marriage.

Jenny-May’s journey through pregnancy has been documented on Whanau Living TV One, Weekdays at 9am. But her unborn bubs hit the headlines for other reasons earlier this year, when a Lower Hutt man called her an “eyesore” in a letter published in the TV Guide.

John Rook, who wrote the letter, questioned who had allowed a presenter in “a very pregnant state” to be on screen. The comments sparked an outpouring of support for Jenny-May online, and Mr Rook later apologised for his letter, saying he was “out of touch”.

Watch: The video that sparked baby bump rumours

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