Aled Jones says ‘my family are everything’ as he faces first Christmas off TV in 32 years amid sexual harassment claims

Aled Jones has has said his family ‘mean everything’ to him after being axed as the host of Songs of Praise following sexual harassment claims.

In an interview days before it emerged he had been accused of sending inappropriate messages to a female colleague, Jones set out his plans for Christmas , which will now be his first Christmas off TV screens in 32 years.

In an interview before being accused of sending inappropriate messages to a female colleague, Jones said how ‘thankful’ he was to be able to spend time with his ‘incredible’ children. Aled Jones with pictured with his wife Claire Fossett, 41, and children Emelia, 15, and Lucas, 12, in November. He has said how ‘thankful’ he is to spend time with his ‘incredible’ children The singer, who lives in South West London with his wife Claire Fossett, 41, and their children Emelia, 15, and Lucas, 12, said: ‘My family are everything to me.

‘My kids are incredible human beings and I love being with them,’ he told the Mirror .

‘Our Christmas is very traditional – eat too much, drink too much and watch too much rubbish on TV.

‘I was away for a lot of their younger life, which […]

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