Ronan Keating Hits Back After Offer From Cheating Men Dating Website

WENN  |  Posted: Updated: 05/04/2012 16:38   WENN

Ronan Keating has blasted a dating website for married men after bosses attempted to cash in on his split from wife Yvonne.

The couple, who kept the end of their relationship quiet for three months, are understood to have grown apart after the singer allegedly cheated on Yvonne with a backing dancer in 2009.

Now, managers of controversial dating site Ashley Madison have requested the support of the star, prompting Ronan to proclaim: "It is in bad taste."

Bosses behind the site are said to have offered the singer a healthy cash sum and access to a private jet in return for promoting the forum.

Site head Noel Biderman told The Mirror: "I represent millions of married men like Mr Keating, who have found their relationship no longer offers them the excitement and pleasure they yearn for. We feel that many of our members could relate to Ronan's situation.

"We wanted to offer Mr Keating a deal which would allow him to see his three children regularly while continuing to judge the Australian version of The X Factor, a commitment which keeps him in Sydney for around half of the year.

"Our offer aims to make Ronan's juggling act between work and family a little easier on him. Ireland and Australia represent huge markets for our site.

"So having Ronan on board to participate in a series of television, radio and print commercials, across both countries would be extremely exciting for us."

However, Ronan has hit back, saying: "This looks totally opportunistic and is in very bad taste."

The pop star recently insisted he still loved his former flame despite breaking off their romance.

Speaking at a recent charity event in Ireland, Ronan told The Sun: "We are getting on with our life as best that we can. And that's why I'm here today, just trying to get on with things. We are great. I still love her."

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