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Friday 20th September 2019

Katie Price denies sending ex Gareth Gates 'flirty' text messages

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For most people, Sunday morning means a lie-in, a late breakfast and reading the papers in bed, but for Katie Price she's been forced to respond to another press report about her.

The model has issued a denial that she texted old flame Gareth Gates 'flirty' messages after a report claimed she reached out to him following his split with Faye Brookes and the end of her relationship with Kris Boyson.

Read more: Kym Marsh supports Faye Brookes after Gareth Gates split

Model and broadcaster Katie, 41, was said to have sent a Gareth a WhatsApp message and called him.

The two had an infamous tryst 17 years ago, where it was said Katie took a then 18-year-old Gareth's virginity.

But now Katie's representatives have told The Mirror that no such messages were sent.

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Katie's denial comes after reports in The Sun claimed that Katie had drunk-dialled ex Gareth at 4.30am.

The paper quoted a source as saying: "Katie’s always had a crush on Gareth and can't quite get him out of her system.

But then she appeared to have had one drink too many and started calling him at gone 4am, clearly after some flirty banter

"But then she appeared to have had one drink too many and started calling him at gone 4am, clearly after some flirty banter.

"From his perspective, he has been there, done that . . . and never again."

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This latest incident comes after reports claimed that Katie had dumped fiancé Kris Boyson.

According to the Mirror, Katie told Kris their romance was over after snaps emerged of her with builder Charlie Drury in Turkey.

A source told the publication: "When it was all over the papers Katie realised she needed to dump Kris and done it by text [sic]."

They went on to reveal how Katie met her new man, explaining: "Katie was first told about Charles by the builder working on her home, Andy. He encouraged Kate to follow him and they started exchanging messages.

"He's younger than Kris and they have good banter. Kate loves manly men, the fact he is a builder and can help repairing her home is a bonus."

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