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Kerry Katona in Scottish wedding
Brian McFadden and Kerry Katona
Katona divorced Westlife star Brian McFadden last year
Former pop star Kerry Katona is thought to have married cab driver Mark Croft in a private ceremony in Scotland.

The couple, whose wedding banns were posted in Gretna Green two weeks ago, are understood to have exchanged vows in the town's Mill Hotel on Wednesday.

Five security men remained in the grounds of the hotel throughout the evening, but guests were tight-lipped.

Katona, 26, and Croft, 35, were engaged in January last year. The couple are expecting a baby girl in April.

Their low-key union was in stark contrast to Katona's first wedding to Westlife star Brian McFadden.

Mark Croft
Croft was seen arriving at the hotel, but guests remained secretive
They married in County Meath in Ireland with a reception for 200 guests held at nearby Slane Castle, reputedly costing 400,000.

Katona split from McFadden soon after she won the third series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here in 2004.

Their divorce was finalised towards the end of last year.

Paparazzi were camped outside the Mill Hotel for Katona's second wedding, but the star has reportedly sold photos of the ceremony to a celebrity magazine.

Guests arrived in a blacked-out people-carrier and security guards held up umbrellas to stop the waiting photographers catching a glimpse of the couple.

A group of fans who turned up hoping to catch a glimpse of the bride were left disappointed, but Mr Croft was later spotted gesturing to another of the guests.

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