Jamie Redknapp left in tears by 'traumatic' family bombshell on ITV ancestry show DNA Journey

JAMIE Redknapp was left in tears by a 'traumatic' family bombshell on ITV ancestry show DNA Journey.

The 47-year-old teams up with his A League of the Own co-star Freddie Flintoff for the new ITV show, which sees a celebrity duo trace their ancestry.

Discussing his findings on the show on Tuesday's This Morning, Jamie said one bombshell left him very emotional.

He said: ""Without saying too much, there are some amazing stories.

"It was quite traumatic for me. It wasn't what I expected and my dad is going to be shocked by the outcome.

"There were tears and we laughed. I'm so pleased we did it."

He added: "I can't wait for my family to see, it especially my mum. as we find out something about her side of the family."

The show originally started out as a one-off special following TV presenting duo, Ant and Dec.

At the end of their episode, the best friends found out they were related, and referring to the moment, Freddie told Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield: " I had my fingers crossed that we were related."

The 43-year-old continued: "We found out where we came from and at the end of it I couldn't be happier.

"I was sat opposite taking to this fella at one point and I could see that we're related. We had similar features."

Other stars to take part in the series include Amanda Holden and Alan Carr.

DNA Journey airs tonight at 9pm on ITV.

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