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Model Katie Price marries Alex Reid in Las Vegas

Katie Price and Alex Reid
Price used a magazine this week to reveal she had plans to marry Reid

Model Katie Price and her boyfriend Alex Reid have married in Las Vegas, a spokesman for the couple has said.

The pair, who have been dating for seven months, tied the knot in a "private, simple" ceremony on Tuesday.

They said in a statement: "We are very much in love and look forward to the future together."

In November, Price, 31, revealed during a live interview on reality TV show I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! that she had split up with Reid.

She said at the time: "It's best that I'm on my own. I don't want a relationship... I'm not with him, no."

Price also apologised for her behaviour since her break-up with former husband Peter Andre, saying she had "acted like a right twit". The pair divorced last year.

'No deal'

Model Price - formerly known as Jordan - and Reid, who won Channel 4 show Big Brother on Friday, are due back in the UK later this week.

The couple said in a statement: "We can't wait to get back and celebrate our marriage with our friends and family who we know fully support our wishes."

I don't have any negative feelings inside me. As long as they're happy, great
Peter Andre on the marriage

A spokesman for the couple added: "Their decision to marry has not been made with any pre-conceived commercial plan or media deal in place, and their reason for getting married is purely down to their love for each other."

However, photographers have been following the pair during their stay in Las Vegas.

Price, who sold the picture rights for her wedding to Andre in 2005, used a magazine interview this week to reveal she had plans to marry Reid.

"This year I will marry Alex and I'm going to have his kids," she said.

Speaking on The Chris Moyles Show on Radio 1 on Wednesday morning, Andre said he had "no negative feelings" about the marriage of Price and Reid.

The singer, who has two children with Price, added: "As long as there's a good influence to the kids, I'm happy.

"I don't have any negative feelings inside me. As long as they're happy, great."

Reid, who was booed on the launch night of Celebrity Big Brother, said after he won: "What an amazing, fantastic start to a new year."

When presenter Davina McCall asked him how he had turned the public's perception around, he said: "I'm speechless. My whole agenda in here was just to be myself. I know I'm a good guy."

Asked by McCall: "Who is Alex Reid?", he said: "He's a man, he's passionate, he's going to win a fight in three months. I'm a fighter and I'm a man in love."



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30 Jan 10 |  Entertainment
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Katie Price quits I'm A Celebrity
23 Nov 09 |  Entertainment
Price and Andre granted divorce
08 Sep 09 |  Entertainment
Jordan and Peter Andre separating
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