14/08/2014 12:57 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Sophie Ellis-Bextor: 'Why I'm Glad My Children Are All Boys'

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor says she's glad her children are all boys because of her fears over the sexualisation of girls.

The mum-of-three said: "Girls are encouraged to put their sexuality out there as an empowering thing, but that can also put you on the back foot."

Sophie, 34, has three sons – Sonny, nine, Kit, four and Ray, 18 months - with her husband, Feeling bassist Richard Jones.

Speaking to the Telegraph's