Amanda Holden has revealed why she now chooses to share pictures of her daughters on social media.

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The Britain’s Got Talent host and radio presenter, 48, previously refused to post snaps of her two daughters, Lexi, 13, and seven-year-old Hollie, on Instagram or would cover their faces in order to protect their privacy.

However, Amanda recently did a U-turn and started to upload shots of her adorable girls, who she shares with her record producer husband Chris.

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Appearing on This Is Mothership: Sofa Sessions, Amanda explained, “They’ve ended up all over my Instagram. For so long we did shots of them from the back and as they’ve grown up it’s a pride thing, you end up being so proud of them.”

Amanda said it was actually husband Chris who first encouraged her to share a shot of teenager Lexi, despite being fiercely privately and determined not to have them on social media.

“[It was] the minute he said, ‘Lexi looks blinking gorgeous you have to post that,'” Amanda explained, adding that she was more than happy to oblige.

Just a few weeks ago TV star Amanda posted a selfie with daughter Lexi as they enjoyed some mother-daughter bonding in Paris, while Hollie stayed at home with her dad.

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Prior to that, on Mother’s Day, Amanda also posted a gorgeous photo of herself, Lexi, Hollie and her lookalike mum all posing in the sunshine.

The family photo sparked a wave of adoring comments from fans who had previously never seen Amanda with her girls.

“What a gorgeous family you have Amanda,” one of her followers commented at the time, while another said, “What a stunning line up!”