CHRISTINE McGuinness was “livid” after she accused hubby Paddy of secretly flirting with a second telly lady.
The ex-model, 34, confided in friends her suspicions he had bought near the blonde — after earlier being advised he had kissed one other TV star.
On Friday they introduced their cut up after 11 years of marriage.
A supply stated: Christine was very damage.”
Christine was left devastated when TV friends stated of her hubby Paddy: “You do know what he’s been as much as don’t you?’
A supply stated: “She tried her greatest to snort off the feedback however she was very damage.”
On Friday the couple introduced their 11-year marriage was over however that they are going to nonetheless reside collectively for the sake of their three kids
The allegation a few second lady, a blonde stated to be a lookalike for Christine, got here whereas she was filming the identical present in Might.
A supply near Christine stated: “She was livid.
“She had a sense for some time one thing wasn’t proper.
“She was satisfied that on the very least there was an attraction there.
“She felt damage and betrayed. She didn’t need to react instantly, so she pretended she was none the wiser and gave herself a while to assume and work out what to do.
“Nevertheless it after all induced numerous pressure when issues had been already very troublesome.
“With out belief, it was exhausting to see a approach of creating issues work.”
Christine’s accusations got here after Paddy and the (second lady) had been stated to have swapped jokes and banter on Twitter.
He denies flirting with the gorgeous star, who has labored in TV since 2015.
Friday’s announcement got here hours after Paddy had shared a pic of the couple on a Heart Parcs vacation final week.
Christine posted a pic from the break however with out Paddy.
Earlier this month she admitted to Fabulous journal about struggles within the marriage.
She stated they had been having a “troublesome time” however burdened: “I didn’t trigger this case.”
Final evening sources advised how Christine’s suspicions of Paddy’s infidelity with the primary TV star had been made extra painful by the widespread nature of the rumours.
One TV supply stated: “Christine spoke to a number of folks on The Video games who claimed the lady who Paddy had allegedly kissed was brazenly speaking about it.
“She was shocked and so upset. Clearly it was humiliating that so many individuals within the TV business gave the impression to be speaking about her husband
“Some even stated issues like: ‘You do know what he’s been as much as don’t you?’
“Christine tried her greatest to snort off the feedback however she was very damage. At first she didn’t know what to consider however so many individuals had been telling her the identical factor.
“Fortunately she’s bought an ideal help community and made associates for all times on the present.
“However she couldn’t consider it when her suspicions had been then raised over a second lady.
“And as time went on, her relationship with Paddy simply turned unimaginable. She simply couldn’t hold pretending that the whole lot was OK.”
Christine’s spokeswoman stated: “She’s coping with the breakdown of her marriage in non-public.”
Pair’s cut up no shock
IT got here as no shock to me to listen to Paddy and Christine had introduced their cut up.
I sat down with the previous Miss Liverpool mannequin simply 4 weeks in the past for an interview and movie shoot for a Fabulous Journal cowl in a studio in Salford, close to her Cheshire dwelling.
Earlier than assembly her, I had anticipated the mom of three to snort off the rumours that her marriage to the comic and TV presenter was in hassle.
As an alternative, she opened up for the primary time about their difficulties, stressing: “I’ll simply say that I didn’t trigger this case.”
It was clear how exhausting she was discovering the state of affairs.
I seen she performed together with her engagement ring as she paused quite a few instances to think about her phrases earlier than answering my questions.
Unbeknown to me, she had already cut up from Paddy despite the fact that they had been, and nonetheless are, dwelling collectively below the identical roof.
I ponder if she was nonetheless hoping that when he returned from Thailand the place he was filming High Gear, they’d work out their difficulties and provides it one other go?
She enthusiastically advised me — and later the make-up artist — how a lot they had been trying ahead to their second ever international household vacation in a few weeks (they ended up going to Heart Parcs after realising one among their kids didn’t have a passport).
Maybe the hope of a reunion on the journey was why she held again from telling me they had been now not collectively?
She wrote in her autobiography A Stunning Nightmare about how her personal dysfunctional upbringing and absent father drove her need to be a spouse and preserve a two-parent household at dwelling for his or her three autistic kids
Regardless of footage rising in 2018 of Paddy arm-in-arm with Nicole Appleton, ending her marriage was by no means an choice for her.
Throughout the one-hour interview she appeared on the verge of tears.
I needed to ask a few instances if she was OK to proceed.
As we completed, she thanked me for being sort and I supplied to hug her as a result of she appeared like she actually wanted somebody to consolation her
Not too long ago identified with autism herself, Christine admitted she has all the time actually struggled to make associates, so I actually hope she has somebody to take care of her throughout this breakup.
She will definitely want that hug now.
By Kelly Allen