Model and actress Elizabeth Hurley was amazed when she fell pregnant -
because suddenly she wanted a child more than anything.
The British BEDAZZLED beauty and former beau Steve Bing had a
well-publicised war of words when the producer refused to accept his paternity
of baby DAMIAN, now 17 months old. But despite the trying situation, Liz soon
realised what was
She says, "Becoming unexpectedly pregnant, and then violently single,
brought the hazy future into sharp focus. In spite of the less than ideal
circumstances, the most staggering thing of all was that I was thrilled at the
idea of having a
"Suddenly it seemed the best, most natural thing in the world and there
has never been a moment when I've wavered from that view.
"My pre-Damian life bears no resemblance to my life now. Having Damian has
given me the courage to build the life I've always wanted, because I have
someone to do it for and with now. I dreamt for years of living in the country,
but it wasn't
until I had Damian that I dared to cut down significantly on my work
commitments and buy a farm in Gloucestershire.
"My life is scary at times and there are moments when I want to hide under
the duvet when I start to count the number of balls I'm trying to keep in the
air at once.
"However, one glance at little Damian's face sends my sprits soaring again
and I know that I'm the luckiest girl in England."