EXCLUSIVE Alex Reid: His story
'My dad had been beaten up a couple of weeks ago,' Alex, 37, tells Now's Dan Wootton.
'I felt torn because I needed to spend time with him.
'Chantelle went crazy.
'She was yelling at me: "You need to be home."
'I was always going to be home early the next morning because Dolly had a doctor's appointment.
'It felt like she had a problem with me going to see my mum and dad.
'She was texting me, saying: "Don't come home. It's over."
'But we always say things we don't mean.'
Read the full interview with Dan Wootton in Now magazine dated 24 September - out now!