Friends star Courteney Cox 'begging' Derry boy Johnny McDaid to remain in US
Courteney Cox is reportedly begging her boyfriend Johnny McDaid (39) to remain in America amid rumours he wants to return to the UK.
The 51-year-old former Friends star and Snow Patrol musician from Londonderry ended their 18-month engagement at the end of 2015, but Courteney's representative recently confirmed they had reunited.
It's thought the pair are trying to work out their differences, although Courteney has been hit hard by Johnny's desire to move to London.
"Johnny dropped the bombshell that he's done with Los Angeles and wants to move back to the UK," an insider told Closer magazine.
"He's prepared to give their relationship another go if Courteney joins him, but she insists she can't uproot Coco (her daughter from her marriage to David Arquette).
"Courteney has begged Johnny to reconsider, and they can buy a UK home and live there for three months of the year."
The source added that the couple "never stopped loving" each other and they had remained in touch since their break-up last year.
But now things appear to be strained again. Courteney is apparently turning to her musician friend Ed Sheeran, who introduced the pair, for help in keeping her boyfriend close.
"Courteney is hoping Ed can talk some sense into Johnny and help them reach a compromise," the source said.
"She doesn't want to risk losing Johnny again."
Recent reports suggested it was Coco who had helped her get her mum back together with McDaid.
"Coco begged them to give things a second chance," a source told Female First.
"Coco was gutted when her mum split from Johnny so she's been playing Cupid ever since."