26/11/2012 10:36 GMT

Denise Welch Dons Carnival Girl Outfit To Reunite With Ex Tim Healy At Charity Ball (PICS)

There is only one woman who could turn up to a party with her ex-husband and toyboy lover in tow whilst dressed as something from Kylie's Showgirl tour...

Denise Welch, we salute you.

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Denise with her ex-husband Tim Healy

The 'Loose Women' presenter hosted her annual charity ball with her ex Tim Healy over the weekend, and with a Rio carnival theme Den saw it as the perfect opportunity to step out without any trousers on.

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Denise with her fiance Lincoln and son Louis

Denise's toyboy fiancé Lincoln Townley turned up to support her at the bash held at Event City in Manchester and she was also joined by a whole host of her famous pals, including Andrea Mclean, Kate Thornton, Kym Marsh and Chelsee Healey.

Denise Welch and Tim Healy's Charity Ball

And in perhaps a first for the former party animal, she was tucked up in bed by midnight after recently giving up the booze for her new beau.

She tweeted: "That's what being sober does!! Turns me and@LincolnTownley into George and Mildred on the stroke of midnight!!! xx"

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Belle of the ball: Denise Welch

Denise and Tim announced their split after 24 years of marriage in February but have remained good friends.

He has since gone on to find love with cleaner Joan Anderton.

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