Alex Reid reveals the explosive reason behind his marriage split from ex-wife Jordan

Just when we thought there was nothing more shocking to come out of Katie Price and Alex Reid‘s failed marriage, Now‘s uncovered one of showbiz’s biggest bombshells.

Alex has sensationally admitted to us that he took Harvey‘s medication while he was married to the reality star.

The 38-year-old cage fighter injected growth hormones, used to treat Katie‘s 11-year-old disabled son, after a fight.

The outrageous incident is believed to have been a major reason for the couple’s 2011 marriage split.

The episode could also be one of the secrets that Katie, 35, has hinted she’ll reveal about Alex in her latest autobiography Love, Lipstick And Lies.

Talking about the scandal, a pal of Katie‘sreveals: ‘She told me: “This was the moment I lost all respect for him.”‘     

However, sources close to Alex insist it was just an error.

One good friend tells Now: ‘He was also on a prescribed growth hormone from the doctor to help him recover after a fight.’

Read the full story about Katie Price and Alex Reid in this week’s Now magazine dated 30 September 2013 – download the digital edition now

 

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