Isabelle and Emmie

Gogglebox’s Isabelle Silbery’s sweet nod to Emmie with her baby daughter’s name


Isabelle Silbery has revealed that her baby’s name is a meaningful nod to her grandmother and former Gogglebox co-star Emmie Silbery.

Isabelle took to Instagram to reveal the inspiration behind her daughter’s name, Ruby.

“My heart explodes 🥰,” she wrote. “Ruby was the name of Emmie’s Aunty who adopted her when she was orphaned at age of 9. She saved Emmie from the horrible orphanages back in those days and cared for her like she was her own daughter.

“I hope our Ruby inherits generations of maternal resilience and Emmie’s cheeky sense of humour 😛.”

Isabelle appeared on Gogglebox with her mum Kerry Silbery and her grandma Emmie, however, Emmie stepped back from the show earlier this year following her dementia diagnosis.

Isabelle and Em from GoggleBox
Isabelle Silbery. Instagram.

Isabelle and Alex announce Ruby’s birth

Isabelle and her husband Alex Richards announced the exciting news about Ruby’s birth on Instagram on December 9th.

“•••RUBY EMILY RICHARDS•••,” she wrote alongside alongside a collection of photos of her and Alex in the maternity ward. “The female body is truly incredible. My daughter is here and the experience was grounding and empowering.”

” @ajrichards6 so honoured to see you become a besotted father 🥰,” she added. “I’m hormonal and in a love bubble. More to come soon. Xx.”

Alex also posted a loving tribute to his new daughter and his wife on Instagram.

“This little one just changed my life 💕👶🏼,” he began. “Ruby Emily Richards, you have no idea how loved you are going to be. You instantly gave me another purpose in life. I can’t wait to watch you grow.

“@isabellesilbery your feminine energy when you brought her into the world was so powerful. You’re amazing ❤️.”

Isabelle is also mum to nine-year-old son Luca, who she shares with her ex-husband.

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