He tells the Mirror, ''Chris made a mistake ... a terrible one. But I'm a great believer that everybody deserves a second chance and Chris is no different. Everybody goes wrong in life. I certainly have. But it is about how you come back and live your life which is important. And as long as she is happy then so am I. Everybody has had their say about her and Chris but it is up to her to find her own way. Chris has always been very polite and kind to me, and treated me with respect. That's all you can ask for from your daughter's boyfriend.''