MUST-SEE VIDEO Alex is still in shock after Chantelle Houghton dumped him

Alex Reid speaks openly to Now about the night he broke down the door of the home he shared with Chantelle Houghton. He got home late after going to see his parents.

‘My dad had been beaten up a couple of weeks ago,’ Alex, 37, tells Now’s Dan Wootton.

‘I felt torn because I needed to spend time with him.

‘Chantelle went crazy.

‘She was yelling at me: “You need to be home.”

‘I was always going to be home early the next morning because Dolly had a doctor’s appointment.

‘It felt like she had a problem with me going to see my mum and dad.

‘She was texting me, saying: “Don’t come home. It’s over.”

‘But we always say things we don’t mean.’

Read the full interview with Dan Wootton in Now magazine dated 24 September – out now!