Stephanie Waring, close friend of Kym Marsh and the ex-girlfriend of Dan Hooper, has strongly denied that she ‘meddled’ in their relationship so much, that it caused the two to go on a break.
It was reported that the Hollyoaks actress, who has four-year-old daughter Lexi Grace with Dan, ‘wouldn’t leave the couple alone’, something which she totally denies.
The 37-year-old’s reps told MailOnline: “Our client Stephanie Waring strongly refutes the negative claims regarding her alleged involvement in the relationship of Kym Marsh and Dan Hooper.
“Stephanie and Dan have a daughter together and are obviously in contact with each other as rightly she is their main priority.”
So there you go.
Stephanie herself has taken to Twitter to say she doesn’t “really don’t have an opinion about today’s news..”
Neither Kym nor Dan have yet commented on the reports.
It was originally claimed that Kym “couldn’t take any more” of Stephanie “meddling” in her relationship with Dan, with a source telling The Mirror: “It was as if there was a third person in the relationship. Kym felt that Stephanie was constantly meddling and it caused massive rows between her and Dan.
“It was exhausting and in the end Kym couldn’t take any more and decided she needed a break. The relationship turned toxic.”
Another sourced claimed Stephanie “won’t leave Kym and Dan alone,” telling The Sun: “She is constantly calling Dan and has been meddling in their relationship.”
They added that her behaviour had “worn them both down,” and that the couple have “always struggled with dealing with the Stephanie issue.”
Yesterday, it was revealed that Kym and Dan were on a “relationship break,” which made us feel pretty sad.
Sources claimed that Dan, 32, had moved out of the home he shared with 38-year-old Kym, with one insider telling MailOnline that they’re hoping this is a “short-term thing,” and that having a break “will help them to resolve their differences.”
Another source added to The Mirror: “Their relationship has moved very quickly and both of them have very busy work lives which has unfortunately put pressure on them both.
“They are both very much hoping to work through what is a very difficult time for them and get their relationship back on track as soon as possible.
“Dan has moved out for the time being but they are in constant contact with each other. They’d reached a stage where they both needed some space but things are very amicable.
“It’s a real shame because everyone who’s met Dan thinks he’s a fantastic bloke and has had a really positive impact on Kym’s life.
“Dan’s family and friends love Kym to bits so they’re all just keeping their fingers crossed that they sort things out sooner rather than later. It’s very much a temporary break, they’ve not split.”
HOWEVER, Dan has now taken to Twitter to deny that their engagement is off, writing: “Nothing’s broken off. We are having space and a break. False headlines. Please leave us alone with the horrible comments.”
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