“It went from thrilling to seedy… I was a fool to risk everything”: Natasha Giggs confesses her regrets over Ryan affair
Regrets: Natasha Giggs has said her affair with footballer Ryan was “unforgivable”
Natasha Giggs has revealed how her eight year affair with Ryan Giggs went from thrilling to seedy and has confessed she was a fool to risk everything.
The mother-of-two, who was married to Giggs” brother Rhodri, has said she committed the ultimate betrayal for the thrill of secret sex with the famous footballer.
And now the 29-year-old wants her husband back and is determined to earn his forgiveness.
She told The Sun: “At the beginning itwas thrilling to know that someone as famous and as admired as Ryan wanted to be in bed with me.
“But by the end it became so seedy.”
Natashafirst met Giggs in a Manchester nightclub in March 2003 but started dating brother Rhodri two months later and married him last year.
Butshe carried on seeing his 38-year-old brother and only decided to expose their illicit affair when she discovered Giggs had been cheating on her with Big Brother contestant Imogen Thomas.
And instead of breaking the news to Rhodri herself, Natasha decided to reveal all to a Sunday newspaper and fly off on holiday with her two children –a decision she now says is “unforgivable”.
Natasha explained: “I was such a coward.But I couldn”t bear to tell Rhodri in person because it would have killed me to witness the terrible pain I caused him.”
It was left to her mother to knock on the couple”s house the morning the news broke with a copy ofthe paper, which was strewn with intimate details of her affair.
And Rhodri made his feelings clear to hiswife, by serving her with divorce papers weeks later on their first wedding anniversary.
Although the pair have met up since they are still separated but Natasha, who has agreed to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house next month, is determined to win her husband back.
Betrayal: Natasha Giggs has revealed she wants husband Rhodri back
Married man: Ryan Giggs arrives with his wife of eight years, Stacey for Manchester United 2011 Player of the Year award at Old Trafford, shortly before details of his lurid affairs were revealed
She said: “There would be no more lies, no more sneaking around. I”m just focusing on the future. I”m hoping by our second wedding anniversary comes Rhodri will be back home with the children and me.”
And Natasha said she hopes time can healthe pain, as Giggs wife Stacey has learnt to forgive her husband and both have presented a united front in public since the news broke.
Gagged: Big Brother star Imogen Thomas was slapped with a super-injuction by Ryan Giggs as he tried to hush up their affair
Happier times: Rhodri Giggs was devastated to find out his brother Ryan and wife Natasha were having an affair for eight years
At the time the news broke a friend of Rhodri said: ‘Rhodri is really, really cut up about the whole thing. Seeing these dreadful allegations by a woman he thought he loved splashed over several pages of a Sunday tabloid is not helping at the moment and he is feeling very, very raw.
“He is unable to go out and show his face in public and he feels he is being compelled to live the life of a hermit while his wife splurges details of this sordid matter all over the place. He is the victim.’
Close bond: Ryan Giggs with his brother Rhodri (left) growing up