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16th Aug 2022

Influencer who divorced husband and married her step-son is having another baby with him

Kieran Galpin

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Марина Балмашева (@marina_balmasheva)

‘We accept your hearts and sincere congratulations’

An influencer who ditched her husband to marry her step-son has announced that they are now expecting another baby together, leaving her former husband to raise five adopted kids alone.

Marina Balmasheva, 37, fell in love with Vladimir ‘Vova’ Shavyrin, 23, after having an affair together behind the back of Shavyrin’s father and her former husband, Alexy Shavyrin. Balmasheva, from Russia, has spoken pretty candidly about their relationship in the past, telling her 619k Instagram followers that Vova has “the most charming blue-eyes in the world.”

Taking to Instagram once more to share the news about their latest pregnancy, she wrote: “We accept your hearts and sincere congratulations.”

In another post written in Russian, Balmasheva continued to explain that the date of conception was their wedding day.

“A strange feeling when you hear from the doctor: yes, that’s all. Have a look … And you see her or him… Only three weeks in video. Waited exactly a year,” she wrote. “According to the date of conception – the day of the wedding. Although on this day we ate some delicious fried ribs and there was nothing. But it means they figured it out without us.”

Balmasheva and Vova began their relationship while the former was still with the latter’s father. Alexy Shavyrin, 45, has also spoken fairly openly, though he is understandably less enamoured by the situation.

“She seduced my son… he had not had a girlfriend before her,”  Shavyrin told The Mirror. “They were not shy to have sex while I was at home. I would have forgiven her cheating, if it wasn’t my son… She was running to my son’s bed from our bedroom when I was sleeping.”

After her nightly visit to her step-son’s room, she would return to her husband and lie “in bed with me as if nothing had happened.”

Despite her former husband’s feelings, Balmasheva maintains that she has never been happier, describing her previous marriage as “not living but pretending.”

“He fell in love with me with all my scars from plastic surgeries, cellulite, excessive skin and personality,” she explained.

The mum added: “Did I have regrets that I destroyed the family? Both yes and no.”

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