Ryan Giggs ex-wife Stacey Cooke: ‘Max George won’t just be a fling’

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by Georgina Terry |
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She repeatedly hit the headlines during her turbulent 10-year marriage to her cheating ex-husband, former footballer Ryan Giggs, which ended in 2017 following a bitter divorce battle over their £40million fortune.

But Stacey Cooke, 40, has reportedly now moved on with The Wanted singer Max George, 30. Pals say the couple – who met at a Manchester bar two months ago – are so serious, she has already introduced him to her children, Liberty, 16, and Zach, 12.

A source says, “Stacey’s infatuated with Max and is like a loved-up teenager telling friends how, despite their age gap, Max is the most mature man she’s ever been with and is a real gentleman.

“He gets on really well with the kids, and Stacey isn’t worried about dating someone else in the public eye, insisting they’ve bonded partly because she knows what it’s like dating someone in the spotlight.”

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Meanwhile, Max was engaged to Michelle Keegan before they went their separate ways in 2012.

A year later, he had a brief fling with Lucy Mecklenburgh, and has been linked to a string of high-profile stars, including Lindsay Lohan, Carmen Electra and former CBB star Jasmine Lennard.

The source adds, “Stacey knows about Max’s reputation, but she insists he’s a changed man. He’s told her that after having fun in his twenties, he wants something more serious and he’s ready to settle down."

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