What about Chantelle? "Movie star" Alex Reid lives it up in Cannes aboard a yacht full of women

What about Chantelle? "Movie star" Alex Reid lives it up in Cannes aboard a yacht full of women

What about Chantelle “Movie star” Alex Reid lives it up in Cannes aboard a yacht full of women

8:43 AM on 18th May 2011

Alex Reid”s apparent romance with Chantelle Houghton was all but a distant memory as the budding actor partied aboard in yacht in Cannes.

The 35-year-old cagefighter got a taste of the high life, chatting with a group of women as he sipped drinks from a plastic beaker aboard the plush boat.

He spent time getting to know the ladies, and was clearly the centre of attention in a Miami Vice-style pale blue blazer and ultra cool shades.

The name

The name”s Reid: Alex Reid laps up the female attention aboard a yacht in Cannes

Ladie

Ladie”s man: Reid moves in closer to the group of women his rumoured lover Chantelle Houghton no doubt a distant memory

At one point he stayed at a healthy distance from the group of women, staring up into the sky with a wry grin on his face obviously enjoying the delights that Cannes has to offer.

Earlier in the day he tweeted a few hours after his arrival in France to express his excitement at being there.

He wrote: “Crazy place Cannes! Beautiful tho!”

Earlier this week Chantelle and Alex, who have both won Celebrity Big Brother, looked thrilled to be in each other”s company as they were pictured holding hands and chatting quietly together in a Hilton hotel lounge in London.

After their romantic tte-a-tte, the pair left the hotel together and got into a waiting car before speeding away.

Playing it cool: The cagefighter hides behind his shades as he enjoys the sun in the French coastal town

Playing it cool: The cagefighter hides behind his shades as he enjoys the sun in the French coastal town

The high life: Reid sips a drink from a plastic the plush boat in CannesThe high life: Reid sips a drink from a plastic the plush boat in Cannes

The high life: Reid sips a drink from a plastic the plush boat in Cannes

The pair have been romantically linked since they were spotted kissing at an awards show in Scotland last week, before apparently going to Reid”s hotel room afterwards.

Reid, who split with ex-wife Katie Price in January this year, jetted into Cannes to promote his second movie which is as yet untitled.

Last year his first starring role, in a film tastefully entitled Killer Bitch, was panned by critics.

Tactile: The 35-year-old cagefighter holds the model

Tactile: The 35-year-old cagefighter holds the model”s hand as they enjoy a chat in the hotel lobby

As well as promoting his new film, which also stars Dexter Fletcher, he met with members of the film industry including Bruno Coppola.

Alex had dinner with the director, and later tweeted and pic of the two of them together, explaining that he was not wearing his shades indoors to look cool, rather he”d suffered an eye injury after being poked earlier in the week.

He tweeted: “Having dinner with Bruno Copplor (sp),being all movie star like! Shades r on 24/7,not coz I”m Hollywood tho,but eyepoke.”