Alex Reid was previously married to Jordan

After making a dramatic video plea in Now last week for Chantelle Houghton to take him back, Alex Reid's finally ready to admit his ‘destructive' relationship with the former Celeb BB winner is over.

Almost three weeks since Chantelle, 29, called the police on him - resulting in a traumatic night in a cell - the cage fighter is officially single.

Alex, 37, says he now wants to focus on their three-month-old daughter Dolly - but that's proving tricky.

'Chantelle's said I can see Dolly at any time - but only if she's there,' he tells Now's Editor At Large Dan Wootton.

'I've told her we have to speak about that because I'm going to want to take Dolly. Not away from her, but for a day...

'She isn't happy about that. She wants to be there at all times.

'She doesn't trust me with Dolly because she does pretty much everything for her. But I'm more than capable of caring for her.'

Alex - who admits: 'Yeah [I'm single], but I'm not on the market' - is hoping he can work something out regarding Dolly with Chantelle

'I don't want it to get to that stage [fighting for custody],' he adds. 

'Dolly won't want for anything. She'll grow up educated, kind and cultured.'

Read Dan Wootton's full interview with Alex Reid in Now magazine dated 1 October 2012 - out now!

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