Charlotte Church

Oh my: Charlotte Church and her two children, Ruby and Dexter, have apparently had a close call with a “faulty boiler” in their new $2 million mansion, The Daily Mail reports. The Welsh opera star had been complaining of headaches for weeks, the British tabloid says. Thank goodness for her quick-thinking grandfather, who advised Charlotte to invest in a carbon monoxide detector. Yikes.

A source told Closer magazine: “She had no idea that the boiler was playing up.

‘When she heard the carbon monoxide alarm go off, she called in a plumber, who said her granddad saved her life.

“She is probably lucky that the house is so big and airy and the boiler is a long way from the living areas.

“But she knows she’s had a lucky escape.”

In one of Anglophenia’s Top 5 British Celebrity Breakups of 2010, Church, who is 24, split from her longtime partner, rugby player Gavin Henson, last May. He is the father of her two kids.

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.