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Ex-Westlife singer Brian McFadden denies split with fiancee

Former Westlife star Brian McFadden has reacted angrily to claims that he and fiancee Delta Goodrem's relationship is on the rocks.

The Dubliner jetted back to his adopted home of Australia last week to be with his singer girlfriend for the New Year celebrations, having spent Christmas at home in Dublin with his two daughters, Molly (9) and Lilly Sue (7).

It'd been claimed that the couple, who have been together for five years, were on the verge of splitting after Delta missed Christmas celebrations in Brian's family home in Artane.

Delta was forced to cancel her trip to Ireland when she had to reschedule a performance at the Sydney Opera House for Christmas Eve. A family insider insisted that there is no truth to reports that Brian jetted home for crisis talks with the former Neighbours actress.

“Him and Delta are fine,” said the family source. “They're still rock solid, I don't know where these rumours come from.”

Meanwhile Brian was determined to assure fans that all was well, posting the following comment on his Twitter page.

“What would we do without the English press? Just when I thought Delta and I were happy they let me know we're not. Thanks I almost missed it,” he wrote.

The couple had been due to marry this Christmas in Bali.

Belfast Telegraph