Peter Andre's Mysterious Girl identified as 22-year-old student Emily MacDonagh
00:33 GMT, 13 July 2012
The young mystery woman spotted out on a date with Peter Andre this week has been identified as student Emily MacDonagh, who is 17 years the singer's junior.
The pretty brunette, who was first seen with the singer at the Magic Mike premiere on Tuesday, also happens to be the daughter of Andre's surgeon.
According to The Sun, Miss MacDonagh is an undergraduate medical student whose family has become close to the singer, 39, after her father treated him two years ago,
No longer a Mysterious Girl: Peter Andre's date has been identified as 22-year-old Emily MacDonagh
The paper reports that Emily's father
Ruaraidh performed emergency surgery on the star to remove kidney stones
in Somerset in 2010.
The pair became friends and the families have remained close ever since.
A spokesperson for Andre told the Sun that the romance is still in the early stages and that he is taking things slowly.
'They are getting to know each other at the moment but get on tremendously well,' the spokesperson said.
Double denim: Both Peter and Emily opted for jeans for the night out, with Peter teaming his with a smart blazer, printed T-shirt and deck shoes
This week was the first time the couple have ventured out to a public event together.
The father-of-two kept a close eye on
Emily, who dressed casually for the occasion in a pair of jeans, lace
top and metallic wedges.
evening was one of the first times Peter has been pictured out with a
female companion, apart from a brief relationship with close friend Elen
Rivas and a dalliance with glamour model Maddy Ford, who then sold the
story of the pair's relationship.
But in an interview in May, Peter said he is just a 'single guy having fun'.
He told new! magazine: 'It’s
nothing serious, but I am enjoying myself. That’s it, really.I think
it’s going to take me a long time to actually want to get in a
Calling it a night: Peter and Emily both kept their heads down as they left the hotel and headed home
'I always think I’m ready, but then I think I’m trying too hard, so I back off. It is what it is.'
Meanwhile, Peter's night out with Emily came as he revealed he is keen for a men's version of the hit book 50 Shades Of Grey should be released.
The 39-year-old star added that he is even considering writing the novel himself – just to close the gap in the market.
He said: 'Everyone's talking about the book Fifty Shades of Grey, and us guys are feeling like we're missing out! Even on my Twitter feed, people are talking about it and I don't know what the heck's going on!
'Can I read it or is it just for
girls Help me out! Thinking about it, I might write my own version of
the book, just for blokes.'
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