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    Eurovision’s Sam Ryder becomes a millionaire two years after his success at the song contest

    SCOFF all you want at Eurovision – but it has turned SAM RYDER into a millionaire.Two years on from his second-place finish for the UK in Turin, the Space Man singer is rolling in the dosh.Eurovision has made Sam Ryder a millionaireCredit: GettySo acts performing this Saturday should take note!I can reveal he has taken his pop earnings from £400,000 to £1.4million at his music firms Bizwash and Washbiz.Sam’s latest figures show one firm had £1.3million as of July 2023, while the second had £100,000.The upturn in his fortunes was shown in accounts signed off by him last week and filed at Companies House.READ MORE EUROVISION NEWSSince doing the nation proud at Eurovision, he has released an album, been nominated for a Brit Award and had two No2 singles – Space Man and You’re Christmas To Me, which narrowly missed out on the Christmas No1 spot.Last year’s winner Loreen is also smashing it.She will release new single Forever tomorrow and perform it at Saturday’s Grand Final, before a mammoth tour.Loreen has announced her biggest headline tour to date, which includes shows across the UK next March, and tickets are on sale tomorrow.Most read in BizarreDon’t Leto goA ROUND of applause for Jared Leto and Alfie Boe please, after they abseiled down New York’s Empire State Building for charity.We’re pleased to report Alfie raised way more than, er, a tenor, and helped pull in £2.4million for the Outward Bound network that helps young people.Eurovision 2022: UK’s Sam Ryder performs Space ManJared Leto hangs from the Empire State Building in a charity stuntCredit: GettyAlfie Boe also abseiled down the monumentCredit: SuppliedAlfie and Jared joined 18 others to take on the terrifying feat.Princess Beatrice is a trustee for the charity and was there to cheer them on.Streams honour for AmyAMY WINEHOUSE’s incredible music achievements have been honoured again.Her parents Mitch and Janis have been handed a Brit Billion Award for Amy, which celebrates her reaching one billion streams in the UK.Amy Winehouse has reached one billion streams in the UKCredit: GettyCollecting the award on behalf of the Back To Black singer, who died in 2011, Mitch and Janis said: “We of course wish Amy was here accepting this award in person. “But it’s amazing she is still winning awards for her incredible talent and achievements.“It’s wonderful her music is being discovered by new audiences of young people who love it just as much as her contemporaries.”Amy joins a list of more than 25 acts with the accolade, including Queen, Rolling Stones and Lewis Capaldi.Charli: I did write for BritCHARLI XCX has confirmed our story that she wrote songs for a new Britney Spears album.We told in December how Charli had been part of sessions for a comeback record, which has now been put on hold.Charli XCX has confirmed she wrote songs for a new Britney Spears albumCredit: GettyShe has finally spoken about it, during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live on US TV – after Britney tried to talk down the news.Charli said: “It leaked to the press. “Britney then did this post where she was like, ‘I don’t have random people write for me.’ And I was like, ‘Oh. OK. Go off’. “So I don’t know that she was a part of the process. “I went to Malibu and I wrote.“The team were present. But she didn’t record it.”Festival fun
    SOUTH By South-west will launch in London next year, celebrating innovations in creativity, culture and tech.
    For decades the festival has been held in Texas, where it showcased artists including Amy Winehouse, Billie Eilish, Stormzy and also Ed Sheeran.
    Locations are yet to be revealed but it will in June, with tickets on sale in October.

    Win gig ticketsIF you haven’t entered our competition to win a pair of tickets to see seriously cool acts this summer, you’ve got two days left.Our friends at Live Nation have some amazing tickets to give away.Win tickets to see Pearl Jam in Manchester or LondonCredit: GettyTickets for Moby in London could also be yoursCredit: The Mega AgencyThere are a pair of tickets for Nicki Minaj, Eagles, Pearl Jam, Doja Cat and Moby up for grabs.Head to thesun.co.uk/concertweek and fill in your details.You could see Pearl Jam in Manchester or London, Eagles in Manchester or Moby in London.Nicki is in Glasgow, Birmingham, London and Manchester.If you prefer Doja, catch her in Glasgow, Birmingham, Newcastle or London.Live Nation’s Concert Week is offering fans more than 40,000 tickets from £25 for some of the biggest shows this year, from pop superstars to legendary rock bands, so keep an eye out for promotions.There is also a pair of Nicki Minaj tickets up for grabsCredit: GettyStormzy the beer leaderSTORMZY got the beers in after his team AFC Croydon Athletic got promoted to the dizzy heights of the eighth tier of English football.The Heavy Is The Head rapper, along with girlfriend Maya Jama, were seen partying after they beat Knaphill FC 2-1 in the Combined Counties Football League Premier South Division play-off final.Rapper and co owner of AFC Croydon Athletic, Stormzy, celebrates promotion to the eighth tier of English footballCredit: GettyStormzy, pictured in the changing room, bought the South London club last year in a consortium with Galatasaray’s Wilfried Zaha and ex-Crystal Palace kit man Danny Young.His decision to get involved in the club has meant renewed support for AFC Croydon, which has led to more ticket sales and more pints and pies being bought – in a boost to local business.There is nothing better in my eyes than a day out at the football, and to see how much Stormzy has helped his local club is brilliant.We could do with a touch of that magic at Spurs right now.I am… so moved by Tom★★★★☆IF Tom Walker was feeling nervous as he walked on stage for his biggest-ever show, he certainly didn’t show it.I was crammed in like a sardine among thousands of his fans who loved every second of the gig in Hammersmith, West London, which celebrated songs from upcoming new record I Am.Tom Walker put on quite the show in HammersmithCredit: Toby YeoHis latest single Head Underwater was met with huge cheers, while Just You & I was so moving that I got a bit teary as he dedicated the track to his wife Annie, who was in the crowd.That could have been the beer talking of course.But there is something about Tom’s soulful voice and masterful lyricism that could make even Danny Dyer go a bit mushy inside.He finished, as you’d expect, with a killer performance of his breakaway hit Leave A Light On.Mark my words, Tom will be playing in arenas in years to come.Ellie HenmanSydney lightens upAFTER throwing some pretty epic shade at the Met Gala to the film producer who slagged her off, Sydney Sweeney is back to her blonde best.She chose to wear a short, dark wig to the event on Monday, left, which looked an awful lot like Carol Baum’s hair.Sydney Sweeney threw some shade at the film producer who slagged her off at the Met GalaCredit: GettySyd’s hair looked a lot like Carol Baum’s, the producer who claimed she ‘can’t act’ and ‘isn’t pretty’Credit: GettyThe rug, according to my Met mole, was a pointed jab at Carol, who previously said the Euphoria actress “can’t act” and “isn’t pretty”.I think a trip to Specsavers is on the cards, Carol.Sydney looked like she’d swerved a hangover as she headed into the sunshine wearing a bandeau shirt dress.READ MORE SUN STORIESI’m not sure the same could be said for top caner Rita Ora, spotted coming home from an after-party as the sun came up on Tuesday.Nurofen for breakfast, Rita? More

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    Who is Rosie Ramsey?

    ROSIE Ramsey has seen her stardom soar over the years thanks to her success as a host of one of the UK’s most popular podcasts.But who is she and does she have children? From her successful career to her family life – here’s everything you need to know about podcaster and presenter Rosie Ramsey.Chris Ramsey pictured with wife Rosie RamsayCredit: GettyWho is Rosie Ramsey and what is she famous for?Rosie Ramsey, born August 30, 1986, in South Shields, Wales, is a popular podcaster, author, and television presenter.She is best known for co-hosting the smash hit podcast, Sh**ged Married Annoyed, alongside her comedian husband, Chris Ramsey.The podcast, which first aired in February 2019 and has since attracted over millions of downloads, won both the Global Best Podcast award and the British Podcast Listeners’ Choice award in 2020.At the end of 2021, the pair toured their smash hit podcast in Arenas across the UK.Read More on Rosie RamseyChris and Rosie’s live tour broke the record for the world’s biggest live podcast audience ever.The duo sold out their hometown of Newcastle’s Utilita Arena, as well as selling out their whole tour within just 60 minutes of going on sale.In addition to her podcasting career, Rosie’s on-screen credits include interviewing WWE superstar John Cena and Hollywood actress Leslie Mann for The Chris Ramsey Show on Comedy Central.The presenter has also appeared on TV titles such as The Sara Cox show, Alan Carr’s Epic Game Show, Married to a Celebrity: A Survival Guide and Parenting for Idiots, The Chris and Rosie Ramsey Show, the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special, as well as co-hosting a drive-time show on Capital Radio.Most read in CelebrityHow long has she been married to Chris Ramsey and how did they meet?Rosie and Chris first met when they were teenagers and married in 2014.During this time, Rosie was a singer in a girl group while Chris was just kicking off his stand-up comedy career.I don’t think many marriages have as many highs as we have.Rosie RamseySpeaking to Living North, Rosie explained: “Chris and I have known each other since we were 14 years old.“We went to different schools, and we used to play out in the same street, and then we went to the same college.“So we’ve always known each other. Then we met properly on a night out and it went from there, the rest is history.”During an exclusive interview with The Sun in May 2023, the couple shared a glimpse into their married life – and the secret to keeping the romantic spark alive.Revealing the secret, Rosie laughed: ‘’Just getting drunk,’’ while Chris agreed: “Couldn’t have put it better myself.”Chris and Rosie Ramsay celebrate pubs reopening by taking baby Rafe for ‘first pint’Rosie continued: “It might not be the best to be laughing about because we’ve got two young kids — but it’s having nice times together, realising we’re so lucky, just laughing at the stress, and making a bit of an effort with each other. ”We make each other laugh, and that’s key.”Chris added: “We’re affectionate, too. We’re always hugging and kissing. Hey, we held hands walking around London the other night.”The pair also explained that oversharing with the nation has done wonders for their relationship – but when it comes to plotting their future, they admitted that they were “winging it”.Chris continued: “The best way I can describe it is we’ve jumped on a rollercoaster and we’re riding it, and we’ll see what happens.“If we’d sat down at the beginning when we were recording the first episode of the podcast and said, ‘Oh, the plan for this podcast is all of these things . . . ’ people would have thought we’d lost our minds. But it’s all happened, it’s crazy, we’re just going to enjoy it.”Meanwhile, Rosie said: “I don’t think many marriages have as many highs as we have.”How many children do Rosie and Chris have?Chris and Rosie share two sons together, Robin and Rafe.They welcomed Robin a year after they tied the knot in 2014.After trying for another baby, Rosie opened up about suffering a miscarriage 12 weeks into her pregnancy.Speaking to Vicky Pattison on her podcast in 2020, she said: “I found out at the 12-week scan I’d actually lost the baby.”It’s called a blighted ovum which is a missed miscarriage… honestly, I don’t want to sound dramatic, but it was one of the worst things that have ever happened in my life.”Not too long after speaking out about her miscarriage, Rosie gave birth to the couple’s second son, Rafe, in January 2021.Is Rosie Ramsey taking part in Comic Relief 2024?Red Nose Day takes place on Friday, March 15, 2024.READ MORE SUN STORIESThe telethon will be broadcast live from Media City UK, Salford, on BBC One and will show a range of sketches, as well as welcoming celebrity guests and music stars who are doing their bit to raise money for Comic Relief.As host of the event, Sir Lenny Henry will be joined by Joel Dommett, Davina McCall, Paddy McGuinness, Romesh Ranganathan and David Tennant, along with Maya Jama and Rosie Ramsey – who will be making their Red Nose Day live debuts. 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    Iconic US pop legend, 66, returns to UK stage after selling 100 million records and slamming Lady Gaga

    DONNY Osmond is returning to the UK stage after selling 100 million records and slamming Lady Gaga.The iconic US pop legend, 66, will star in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Edinburgh Playhouse this Christmas.
    Donny Osmond is returning to the UK stageCredit: Marilyn Kingwill
    Having played the titular character in the musical’s U.S. and Canadian productions as well as the 1999 film, this time he will entertain the masses as Pharaoh.
    With lyrics by Sir Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, tickets will go on general sale tomorrow at 10am.
    The former child star said of his return to the show: “I always knew I would return to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
    “Having starred as Joseph in over two thousand performances in this magical musical, I am now ready to channel my inner Elvis and assume the role of Pharaoh in Edinburgh starting this December.”
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    Donny’s six-decade-long career is full of dazzling highlights.
    He shot to fame in 1963, performing with four of his elder brothers as The Osmonds before going solo.
    Donny has sold over 100 million records, receiving 33 gold records and headlining a record-breaking Las Vegas residency.
    In 2010, he upset Lady Gaga’s fans after slamming her Telephone music video, featuring Beyonce.
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    The raunchy video was filmed in a women’s prison and saw Gaga kissing a female inmate before dancing in a bikini.
    Religious Donny was left outraged and said at the time, “I’m all for freedom of speech and against any form of censorship, but all I know is that I’m a parent and I’m upset about this.
    “I wouldn’t want my child to watch this video. Would you? What do you think?

    “Should these two extremely gifted female role models for millions of young girls, maybe, have given a little more thought to the effect it might have on their core audience?
    “Unlike 20 years ago, in today’s modern, viral world in which content becomes instantaneously available irrespective of age, I wonder whether the music industry might need to rethink its marketing policies with regard to making an explicit music video containing profanity, sexual exploitation, nudity, and graphic violence available to anyone with Internet access.”
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    He played Joseph in the 1999 filmCredit: Channel 5
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    Bruno Mars’ 13-year relationship with girlfriend Jessica Caban ‘on the rocks’ after spending Christmas & New Year apart

    BRUNO Mars’s 13-year relationship with actress Jessica Caban is on the rocks.The superstar has been leading an increasingly separate life from his partner, who he has been with since 2011.
    Bruno Mars has been leading an increasingly separate life from his partner Jessica CabanCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    The couple spent Christmas and New Year’s Eve apartCredit: Getty
    The couple spent Christmas and New Year’s Eve apart, while his busy touring schedule has also kept them away from each other.
    Even more pressure is believed to have been put on their relationship by his reluctance to get serious and tie the knot.
    A friend of the couple said: “Bruno and Jessica barely spend time together anymore — it is really sad.
    “They are living separate lives so it doesn’t bode well for their relationship. It feels like things are fizzling out between them.
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    “They have so much history together but we aren’t sure whether they will be able to save things this time.
    “It would be hard for them to say goodbye but perhaps it’s for the best at this point.”
    A rep for the star did not comment.
    Asked during an interview in 2016 whether he would propose, Bruno said: “She’s my best friend. My rock. What’s wrong with that? We’re just happy.”
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    He first met Jessica at a restaurant in New York.
    She shared a polaroid of herself with Bruno on Instagram in October 2022 with the caption: “Polaroid of our first trip together 10+yrs ago,” however it no longer appears on her page.
    During his stellar career, Bruno has scored five No1 singles including Grenade and Uptown Funk.
    His last solo album 24k Magic came out way back in 2016 and in 2021 he teamed up with Anderson Paak to form the duo Silk Sonic.
    They went on to win four Grammys for their album An Evening With Silk Sonic.
    Bruno, who previously dated Rita Ora, has now jetted to Tokyo where he has a residency for the majority of January. More

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    Brit actor Will Poulter, 30, dating mum-of-one, 44, who moved from the US to spend Christmas with star’s family

    BRITISH actor Will Poulter is reportedly dating mum-of-one and model Bobby T.The Guardians of the Galaxy star, 30, was said to have spent Christmas with Bobby and his family in the UK.
    Will Poulter is reportedly dating mum-of-one Bobby TCredit: Getty
    Will has reportedly ‘grown close’ to the modelCredit: Instagram/Bobby T
    The pair previously sparked romance interest in 2022 when they were spotted kissing on the streets of West Hollywood.
    Bobby, real name Erin Campaneris, is mum to a seven-year-old son Daniel and has made a name for herself by modelling with a string of US agencies including Ford Models, LA models and New York Models.
    The Mail reports that Will has “grown close” to Bobby and her son, who she shares with former quarterback star Mark Sanchez, 37, and she is now spending more time with Will in east London.
    Her ex Mark is now married to Shameless actress Perry Mattfeld, 29, after they tied the knot in June last year
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    “Bobby spent Christmas with Will and his family in the UK, which really cemented their relationship,” a source told the publication.
    “They are spending more time together in London and as a family with Bobby’s son Daniel involved with everything they do.”
    Bobby, who was born in Londonderry, Northern Ireland and educated in Japan and the US, is the daughter of Bert Campaneris, a famous US baseball player.
    Will first rose to fame in the early 2010s after starring in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
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    Since then, he has been seen in several other productions including Dopestick, We’re the Millers alongside Jennifer Aniston, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.
    He also worked with the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant.
    The star has also won multiple awards including the 2014 BAFTA Rising Star Awards, and the 2015 MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Fight.

    He started off his career in the Son of Rambow at the age of 13.
    Will previously dated Netflix actress Yasmeen Scott between 2018 and 2019 and were spotted holding hands together at red carpet events.
    Bobby has a seven-year-old son called DanielCredit: Instagram/Bobby T
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    Kate Garraway & two children spent Derek Draper’s last Christmas by his bedside with whole family ‘rallying together’

    BRAVE Kate Garraway and her two children spent Derek Draper’s final Christmas by his bedside before his tragic death.The devoted Good Morning Britain presenter, 56, cancelled all TV and radio work while she supported her husband in hospital.
    Kate spent Christmas Day at Derek Draper’s bedsideCredit: PA
    A source said the family, including Darcey and Billy, had ‘rallied’ aroundCredit: Rex
    Kate held Derek’s hand in his final hours before he died aged 56 surrounded by his family.
    It is understood he died at a North London hospital on Wednesday.
    She had kept a 24/7 vigil at the hospital where he was being treated after suffering a heart attack in December.
    This included spending Christmas Day with the former political aide and their two children Darcey, 17, and Billy, 14.
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    At the time, a source said: “It’s been a heartbreaking time for Kate and, of course, poor Derek.
    “Sadly, his condition remains much the same.
    “The children are aware of the situation and have been by their dad’s bedside as much as possible.
    “The whole family is rallying around and trying to stay strong for one another.
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    “At Christmas time, this is especially devastating.”
    Derek was plagued by devastating health problems after contracting the virus at the start of the pandemic in 2020.
    He became the nation’s longest suffering Covid patient after spending 13 months in hospital.
    The former political adviser was rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack on December 11.
    Kate, who wed Derek in 2005, has tirelessly juggled caring for him while working her TV and radio jobs, as well as raising their two children.
    She also adapted their North London home and fronted two acclaimed ITV documentaries about her husband.
    In a moving tribute announcing Derek’s death, Kate said: “I’m sad to have to tell you all that my darling husband Derek has passed away.
    “As some of you may know he has been critically ill following a cardiac arrest in early December which, because of the damage inflicted by Covid in March 2020, led to further complications.
    “Derek was surrounded by his family in his final days and I was by his side holding his hand throughout the last long hours and when he passed.
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    “I have so much more to say, and of course I will do so in due course, but for now I just want to thank all the medical teams who fought so hard to save him and to make his final moments as comfortable and dignified as possible.
    “Sending so much love and thanks to all of you who have so generously given our family so much support. Rest gently and peacefully now Derek, my love, I was so lucky to have you in my life.”
    Kate announced today Derek had passed awayCredit: Rex
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    Bregje Heinen wows in sexy swimsuit in launderette after getting engaged to Vampire Diaries star Michael Trevino

    THIRSTY Bregje Heinen shows why she is a top slurpermodel.The Dutch beauty, 30, posed in a launderette in a tiger print Frederick’s of Hollywood swimsuit — and put fans in a spin drinking with a straw.
    Bregje Heinen puts fans in a spin as poses in a launderette in a tiger print Frederick’s of Hollywood swimsuitCredit: Mega
    Bregie has just got engaged to Vampire Diary’s actor Michael Trevino, 38Credit: Instagram
    It was a Christmas to remember for Bregie after she became engaged to Vampire Diaries’ actor Michael Trevino, 38.
    They must drive each other wild.
    Bregie has already modelled for the likes of Victoria’s Secret and Prada and Versace.
    She also made a cameo appearance in the music video for Maroon 5’s 2012 hit single Payphone.
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    Bregje is also an occasional actress and has a cameo role in big-budget flick Babylon, starring Margot Robbie.
    In Babylon Margot plays Nellie LaRoy — a controversial rising star based on original Hollywood It-Girl Clara Bow.
    Bow bathed in champagne at lavish parties at a time when alcohol was outlawed in the US and slept with her co-stars.
    The film also stars Brad Pitt, 58, and Olivia Wilde, 38, and was directed by Damien Chazelle, 
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    Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan’s comforting words to daughter Chloe revealed after her split from James Haskell

    CHLOE Madeley has revealed the touching words her parents Richard and Judy told her after her split from James Haskell. In October, Chloe, 36, and former England rugby player James, 38, announced they were separating after five years of marriage.
    Chloe Madeley revealed the comforting words her parents told her after her splitCredit: Getty – Contributor
    Chloe said she broke down in floods of tears after her split was publicly announcedCredit: Getty – Contributor
    The personal trainer and former rugby player James Haskell split in October last yearCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    The personal trainer said that she broke down in floods of tears at her TV star parents home when the split was announced publicly.
    She told OK! Magazine: “The day that the statement came out, James had Bodhi and I went round to my parents’ house and I just sat and cried all day. They just gave me massive hugs and didn’t leave my side.”
    Chloe said her dad Richard, 67, and mum Judy, 75, have offered her words of comfort and support during this difficult time.
    “My mum and dad’s title line is, ‘As long as you’re happy, we support you.’ So they’re fine,” she said.
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    “Everyone is very adult about it. No one has any interest in any family drama.”
    Chloe said she was grateful to have “kind and warm” parents, adding: “I really hit the jackpot”.
    It comes after fitness enthusiast Chloe was forced to deny she was pregnant as she and James reunited at Christmas.
    In one sweet picture shared on Instagram the mum kissed her baby girl on the cheek in front of Christmas tree, while in another James smiled with Bodhi at the table.
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    Chloe captioned the post: “A London Christmas Eve Eve.”
    But one fan wrote in the comments section: “Chloe your tummy is telling us something or am I imagining it.”
    Chloe shut it down by replying: “Oh dear. They’re dungarees and I’m supporting my baby girl, come on babe, check yourself. Merry Christmas to you and yours.”
    Chloe and James confirmed their split in an emotional statement in October.
    The couple – who married in 2018 – first sparked break-up rumours when PT Chloe stepped out band-free on a night out in London.
    Two months ago, The Sun exclusively revealed how Chloe had ditched her wedding ring when James was spotted chatting to a mystery blonde.
    Shortly after, Chloe filled her social media with a slew of cryptic comments – including stating how she feels “lucky” in her current state.
    It came at the same time as scenes showed Chloe branding her spouse a k***head after he shared clips of women in bikinis to Instagram.
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    After viewing her husband’s social media clips, Chloe raged: “He’s on Instagram uploading videos and photos of all these girls and I was like I will kill you. I will fly to Ibiza and kill you.”
    The pair then released their identical Instagram statements addressing their break-up.
    Chloe said she was grateful to have ‘kind’ and ‘warm’ parentsCredit: Getty More