Ben Foden’s new wife Jackie says she will never cheat on her – and claims his marriage to ex Una Healy was “already dead” when he strayed
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Ben Foden’s wife Jackie says he will never cheat on her – like his ex Una Healy.
The American socialite, 37, married rugby star Ben, 36, on the day he divorced The Saturdays singer in 2019.
Before the wedding, the couple had only known each other a few weeks. Since then they have taken in a little girl named Farrah who is now almost two years old.
Two years later, the couple seem happier than ever – and Jackie doesn’t seem worried about Ben getting lost.
She says his marriage to ex-wife Una was already “dead” when he cheated on her a few days before the birth of their son Tadgh, now seven.
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Speak with Fabulous Magazine, Jackie said: “People perceive Ben as a slimy, habitual con artist and that’s really not who he is. I don’t think Ben could cheat on me.
“Everyone says, ‘He cheated on you with this beautiful, famous pop star – of course he could cheat on you.’ But that’s just not the momentum we have.”
Jackie added that as a handsome rugby player, Ben always had women making advances to him – and that he still lets topless women slide into his DMs.
But she insists that she and Ben “trust each other completely” and know the passwords for their phones and iPads.
They even follow each other on the Find My Friends app, and Jackie says she could go through his Instagram right now and didn’t find anything unusual.
When Jackie confronted him about cheating on Una, he said “dejectedly” that Ben knew their marriage was over when he strayed.
She called it an “emotional escape moment,” she said, although what he did was wrong, she understands why he did it.
She continued, “Do I think that even if our relationship doesn’t work out, he would make the same mistake again? No.”
She described their relationship as “very honest and open” and said it’s “frustrating” that Ben’s cheating is constantly brought up.
Jackie adds that every time she posts a photo on social media, she’s also compared to Ben’s ex Una.
Despite the backlash against them, Ben and Jackie are still going strong — and trying to conceive with baby number two.
Speaking about their whirlwind romance, Ben said he’s “never been happier.”
Writing in Closer magazine, he said: “Our relationship was quick but I knew within the first few weeks that Jackie was something very special.
“I’m a big believer in love at first sight, and I think people should trust their guts more. Love can take so many different forms, there’s no right or wrong way to this day, so you can’t judge other people’s love stories.”
He added, “I wasn’t looking for anything serious when we met and it came completely out of the blue, but I didn’t want to lose her so I just went for it.”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/ben-fodens-wife-jackie-says-26539760 Ben Foden's wife Jackie says she knows he won't cheat on her - like his ex Una Healy