Alex Reid pictured for first time with "new girlfriend" Chantelle Houghton
Alex Reid pictured for first time with “new girlfriend” Chantelle Houghton
2:10 AM on 17th May 2011
They were both left heartbroken following their respective splits from their high-profile exes.
But it looks like Alex Reid and Chantelle Houghton have well and truly moved on given their wide smiles.
The couple, who are thought to be dating after they were seen kissing in Glasgow on Friday night, were spotted being very tactile with each other in a London hotel lobby on Sunday.
Plenty to smile about: Alex Reid and Chantelle Houghton leave a London hotel together on Sunday
The Celebrity Big Brother winners looked thrilled to be in each other”s company as they held hands and chatted quietly together in a Hilton hotel lounge.
After their romantic tte-a-tte, the pair left the hotel together and got into a waiting car before speeding away.
Their second hotel meeting during the weekend came ahead of the cagefighter”s trip to the Cannes Film Festival, where he is promoting one of his films.
While Houghton, 27, has kept tight-lipped about her possible new romance, Reid hinted at it on his Twitter page.
Tactile: The 35-year-old cagefighter holds the model”s hand as they enjoy a chat in the hotel lobby
What a gentleman: Reid helps the blonde down the stairs to their waiting car
In a pun pun on the 1958 rock “n” roll song Chantilly Lace, he Tweeted: “Chantelle lace with a pretty face, ooooh baby you know what I like! Just call me big bopper!”
The pair have been romantically linked since they were spotted kissing at an awards show in Scotland on Friday, before apparently going to Reid”s hotel room afterwards.
An onlooker told the Sunday Mirror: “They just could not keep their hands off each other. Alex was pawing at her and she was enjoying every minute of it.
“He bit playfully at her bottom and grabbed her face before they began kissing.”
Hot new couple Both Houghton and Reid have had high-profile splits from their exes this year
It”s rumoured that the pair were seen looking intimate with each other at a party in April, just two days before Chantelle was seen having a blazing row with former boyfriend Rav Wilding in a west London park.
The 33-year-old Crimewatch star dumped her immediately afterwards.
While Reid is in the process of divorcing estranged wife Katie Price, Houghton has been divorced from ex-husband Samuel Preston for four years.
She met the former Ordinary Boys frontman while they were both starring in the 2006 series of Celebrity Big Brother, which she went on to win.