Now, in case you hadn't realised (it's not like they ever talk about it) Alex Reid and Chantelle Houghton's relationship isn't exactly going great guns at the moment after she walked out on him.

So, we're not sure the best way for him to make it up to her is by taking the Michael out of her in a photoshoot, but the loveable plonker has done it anyway.

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Dressed up in a pregnancy bump, Alex recreated a recent picture of a pregnant Chantelle struggling with some shopping bags, as he trialled being an expectant mum for the day.

During the shoot for Now magazine, he opened up about his recent problems with his relationship, admitting Chantelle had moved out for two nights following Alex returning from the Wildboyz stage show tour, but she has since returned to the house they share.

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"We have many arguments. She decided she needed to be away from the situation, which was a good idea," he said.

"There are only two things I do wrong at the moment: everything I say and everything I do."

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He added: "I breathe wrongly and I get my throat jumped down."

We're sure that Chantelle's response will be spread across the pages of another magazine next week...

The full interview appears in this week's Now magazine, on sale now.
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