Dane Bowers reveals terrifying moment Celebrity Big Brother star Katie Price overdosed after their split

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After calling him the ‘love of her life’ during her time in the Celebrity Big Brother house, Katie Price‘s former boyfriend Dane Bowers has revealed how the devastated glamour model took an OVERDOSE when they split.

Dane, 35, embarked on an intense romance with Katie, 36, after they started dating in 1998 but things had turned sour by 2000 when the couple were having regular rows.

One argument resulted in them splitting for good – but left Katie so distraught that she took an overdose of pills, leaving Dane terrified.

‘We broke up in my car and Katie took it hard,’ says Dane.

‘She was still staying at my flat in south London, and one evening I got a call from her while I was out.

‘Her speech was slurred and she told me she had “done something stupid” and taken an overdose. My heart dropped.’

Dane quickly raced to the scene and found his ex being treated by medical staff.

‘I rushed round to find paramedics tending to her and then they took her to hospital and pumped her stomach,’ the former Another Level star reveals.

‘She had taken paracetamol and anything she could find.’

It later became clear to Dane that Katie had been through some painful experiences he hadn’t been aware of when she revealed that she’d terminated their baby.

‘I went to visit her in the hospital and when I arrived she was clutching a picture of us,’ he tells The Sun On Sunday.

‘It was only later that I found out that she had had an abortion too.’

Splitting from Dane clearly had a lasting effect on Katie. The mum-of-five, who has since been married three times, has spoken of their relationship on Celebrity Big Brother, telling fellow housemates: ‘He was the only guy who completely taught me about having your heart broken.’

Katie‘s manager declined to comment when approached.

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