Couple are finally over
Neither party turned up for the 55-second proceedings at London’s High Court, which reportedly saw Katie granted a decree nisi for cage fighter Alex‘s ‘unreasonable behaviour’.
Katie and Alex – now engaged and expecting a baby with Chantelle Houghton, 28 – married in Las Vegas in February 2010.
But it was less than a year before Alex, 36, moved out of their home and mum-of-three Katie admitted they got married too soon.
‘Alex and I have had a number of difficulties over the past
few months,’ read a statement from Katie, 33, in January 2010.
‘I accept that these were in part caused by my marrying too
quickly – we all make mistakes and this was one.
changed from the man I fell in love with and some of his behaviour
became difficult for me to understand and caused issues.
‘I have tried to
help him with these issues but they have put a considerable strain on
‘I am deeply upset that my relationship with Alex has failed
but I know it is the right thing for my children and I that we separate.
‘My children are my absolute priority in this and they are being
shielded from what is happening.’
A spokesperson for Alex says: ‘Alex Reid agreed to admit unreasonable behaviour simply to expedite matters.
‘He wishes to put this behind him and enjoy his new life with Chantelle Houghton and their baby.’
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