Alex walks out for six days after they row over his texts to male friend

Chantelle Houghton and Alex Reid are fighting to save their relationship after he walked out on her and left her holding their two-month-old baby – for six days!

Alex, 36, only returned last weekend.

The couple are now living under the same roof but relations are said to be ‘tense’ as Chantelle, 28, is still fuming that Alex left her alone for so long.

The cage fighter walked out on Chantelle and went to his mum’s after they rowed over our revelations that he’d sent flirty messages to male friend Richard Curson.

Having calmed down, he came back to the house just over a week ago.

Chantelle wasn’t impressed,’ says our source.

‘They’d had a row about Richard but she didn’t expect him to just leave, especially for as long as he did.

‘Who leaves a new mum for six days?

‘He’s back, but things have been very tense all week. They’re far from OK.’

Read more about Chantelle Houghton and Alex Reid’s relationship in Now magazine dated 20 August 2012 – out now!

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