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Patrick Kielty reveals the moment he fell in love with Cat Deeley

Published 13/10/2015 | 12:12

Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty
Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty
Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty attend the Rodeo Drive Walk Of Style on December 5, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
Patrick Kielty and Cat Deeley attend the Moet et Chandon VIP lounge at the O2 Arena on November 11, 2012 in London.

The story of how Patrick Kielty wooed now-wife Cat Deeley will melt your heart.

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The high profile couple were friends for years, and now Patrick has revealed how he brought things to another level.

Comedian Patrick Kielty (L) and tv personality Cat Deeley attend the 67th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. 25720_001 (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)
Comedian Patrick Kielty (L) and tv personality Cat Deeley attend the 67th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. 25720_001 (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA)

Appearing on ITV's Loose Women, the Northern Irish comedian told of how he surprised Cat by flying across the world..

The 44-year-old told panelists that he made the brave move to fly from Ireland to Los Angeles in time to celebrate Cat's birthday with her.

TV personality Cat Deeley (L) and comedian Patrick Kielty attend the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
TV personality Cat Deeley (L) and comedian Patrick Kielty attend the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Cat Deeley and husband Patrick Kielty attend the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

"There was a moment, when we always used to keep in contact. It was her birthday and she was in Beverly Hills and I was in Dundrum," Patrick said.

"Obviously LA is eight hours behind, so it was around tea time with her, and I texted her 'Happy Birthday' from a little Irish pub."

Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty were dating for only four months when they married.
Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty were dating for only four months when they married.

"It was around two o'clock in the morning and closing time. She said, 'It's just a shame you're not in LA, because I'm having a lunch tomorrow' and I said 'I'll be there."

While she thought he was joking, Patrick made it in time. He joked that Cat was so surprised she fell off her chair when she saw him.

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"So I got up at five, jumped on a six o'clock flight from Ireland and got into Heathrow at seven. Then jumped on a twenty to ten flight got in at quarter past one and walked into the Beverly Hills Hotel and I said 'Hi' and she fell off the chair and we've been together ever since."

After a long-term friendship, the pair dated for just four months before tying the knot.

Presenter Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty attend the Glamour Women of the Year Awards
Presenter Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty attend the Glamour Women of the Year Awards
Cat Deeley is loving married life with Patrick Kielty
CAPTION: Patrick Kielty with his now wife Cat Deeley at the Emmy awards in Los Angeles, California.

Now based permanently in Los Angeles, they have been married for three years.

Cat (38) recently announced that the couple were expecting their first child.

Their baby will be due early next year.

"I hope any child we might have has Cat's looks and my accent," Patrick joked.

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