Tom Daley planning to start a family after diving retirement
Tom Daley has hinted that he and fiancee Dustin Lance Black will be welcoming a baby after his upcoming retirement from diving.
The out athlete is widely expected to confirm that he will retire from diving after the upcoming Rio Olympic Games, hinting to PinkNews last year that he was “definitely going to take a little bit of time off” and that “cheesecake will definitely be on the menu”.
.The Olympic diver announced his engagement last year to his screenwriter partner, who was behind Oscar-winning gay rights biopic Milk.
In an interview with the Sun, Daley hinted that he and Black plan to start a family.
He said: “It’s not a question of ‘if’, just ‘when’.
“I’ve always said I’ll keep diving as long as my body lets me.
“But the beauty of being an athlete is you retire young and you’ve got your whole life ahead of you.
“Once I’ve finished with diving there are going to be other avenues I’d like to explore.
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“Family has always been a massive thing.”
Black explained: “I go into the bathroom to get ready for bed and come out in my underwear, and that’s when he drops down on one knee and proposes to me.”
Daley said : “I had the ring box in my underwear, and when he came out of the bathroom, I just went down on my knee and proposed.
“Then he ran off to the bathroom to get his rings, and he had this whole speech prepared, but he’s a writer so his was quite extravagant.
“But looking back, all I can remember is being completely overwhelmed, like, Oh my God, we’re now engaged.