Belfast Telegraph

Friday 18 April 2014

Katie Price splits from Alex Reid

Katie Price has announced her separation from cage fighter husband Alex Reid

Katie Price has confirmed she has separated from her cage-fighter husband Alex Reid.

The glamour girl issued a statement saying she married Reid "too quickly" and claimed he "changed from the man I fell in love with".

She said: "Alex and I have had a number of difficulties over the past few months. I accept that these were in part caused by my marrying too quickly - we all make mistakes and this was one.

"However, Alex changed from the man I fell in love with and some of his behaviour became difficult for me to understand and caused issues."

The pair tied the knot in Las Vegas just 11 months ago.

Price, 32, said she supported Reid's ambition to attract more media attention, but added that his desire to promote himself "contributed to our alienation".

The reality TV star, who divorced her first husband, Peter Andre, in 2009, also said the couple had failed to resolve their differences because "the issues between us are too deep rooted".

The statement went on to say Reid, 35, asked Price to delay announcing their split because he wanted more time to think, but subsequently posed for newspaper photographs with her son Junior in a gym.

Price denied reports she had discussed financial matters with her divorce lawyers, and said claims the announcement had been delayed so her film crew could capture Reid's reaction on camera were a "complete fabrication".

Price later thanked her fans for their support during what she called a "sad time". She tweeted: "Morning, thanks for the support at this sad time! Hope you have great day! It's freezing outside. Hate getting up when it's dark x"

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