Cheryl Cole's ex dating I'm A Celebrity contestant Kayla Collins
The pair met last week at London’s Funky Buddha club.
‘We have kindled a relationship. Ashley is a lovely, lovely man and I hope that this works out,’ says Kaya, 23.
‘It isn’t just a one-off, we are both hoping that this will be the real thing.
‘I’ve got my fingers crossed.’
American Playboy model Kayla is newly out of the Australian jungle after taking part in this year’s I’m A Celebrity and she’s looking for love.
‘I’ve heard he gets a hard time over here but he is a warm, funny, kind man,’ Kayla tells the Sunday People. ‘I think he deserves a second chance.’
Ashley, 29, was dumped by ex-wife Cheryl, 27, in February 2010 after he allegedly cheated on her with a string of women.
Their divorce was granted last year.
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