Other women? Partying? As Dannii fights to save her relationship, she blames one man for leading Kris astray. Step forward, Mr McFadden

While Dannii Minogue and Kris Smith are making every effort to downplay reports of a rift, when things aren’t going well in your relationship, going out on the lash with your mates isn’t the best course of action.

It seems Kris has taken on board Dannii’s fears that he prefers partying to spending time with her.

Dannii, 39, is concerned that Kris has been enjoying too many nights out on the tiles with the party-loving Brian McFadden, who’s still reeling from his split with fiancée Delta Goodrem earlier this year.

Not surprisingly, Dannii feels that Brian – her co-judge on Australia’s Got Talent – is a bad influence on her man.

She wants Kris, 32, at home, helping her to look after their 11-month-old son Ethan.

Kris has been behaving like a big-time bachelor recently,’ a source tells Now.

He and Brian get on like a house on fire.

‘They both love to flirt and they’ve been hanging out with lots of young models.

Dannii’s warned Kris that he mustn’t forget his responsibilities as a dad when Brian’s around – and although Dannii quite likes Brian, she regards him as a bad influence.’

Read the full story about Dannii Minogue, Brian McFadden and Kris Smith in Now magazine dated 20 June – out now!

Now cover 20 June 2011

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