She recently split from her third husband Kieran Hayler, after he embarked on a lengthy affair with the family nanny.
But Katie Price already seems to be moving on, as sources claim she has been ‘begging’ friends to hand out her number to younger men – after Tweeting about her desire to join dating app Huggle.
However, the former glamour model, 39, has already faced backlash from her ex Alex Reid for embracing single life – with the martial artist, 42, claiming Katie ‘hoovers up men’ on Twitter.
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Moving on: Katie Price has reportedly been ‘begging’ friends to hand out her number to younger, successful men, after Tweeting about her desire to join dating app Huggle
Following her split from Kieran, sources now tell The Sun that Katie has been asking her friends to give her number to any potential suitors.
However the star has a reportedly strict list of criteria for her new man – expressing her desire for someone young, attractive and successful in their own right.
Insiders close to the star told the paper: ‘She wants someone fit, fun, good with kids and who has his own cash and career.’
She wants someone fit, fun, and who has his own cash’: Following her split from Kieran Hayler, sources claim Katie has been asking her friends to pass her number on to any potential suitors
New chapter: Insiders close to the star claimed she wanted someone ‘under 30’ – and has asked friends to pass her number on to anyone they think suitable
‘Katie is young at heart, so he should be under 30 – preferably 25ish. And he’s got to like animals as she has SO many pets on the farm at home.’
Revealing she has been trusting her nearest and dearest with the matter, the source added: ‘Katie’s put the word out to all her friends begging them to send her pics of anyone who might match that description – then pass along their number.’
MailOnline has contacted Katie’s representatives for comment.
Ouch: However, her reported attempts to move on come after her ex-husband Alex Reid (above with Katie in 2011) fiercely slammed her for ‘hoovering up’ men
‘Gonna give it a go!’ On Sunday, the former glamour model proved she wasn’t disheartened in her quest to find true love as she took to Twitter to confess her desire to join a dating app
However, her reported attempts to move on come after her second husband Alex Reid fiercely slammed her for ‘hoovering up’ men.
On Sunday, the former glamour model had proved she wasn’t disheartened in her quest to find true love as she took to Twitter to confess her desire to move on.
The star wrote on the site: ‘Onwards and upwards! The girls are telling me to get on Huggle. Gonna give it a go! It’s my new approach lol xx’.
However, the message soon came under fire from her ex Alex, who she acrimoniously split from five years ago.
Fierce: However, the message soon came under fire from her ex Alex, who said she would: ‘Swipe, match, marry and divorce’ on the app
Retweeting her words, the kickboxer fiercely wrote to his own page: ‘Watch as she hoovers up all the men on Huggle. Swipe, match, marry and divorce.’
Katie ended her marriage to Alex in 2011, just 11-months after their wedding day, and the divorce was finalised the following year.
In a lengthy statement issued via her publicist at the time, she conceded she married the athlete ‘too quickly’, but accused him of being ‘fascinated’ by his new celebrity status.
However, Alex hit back at the claims last year, stating: ‘I think Katie has tried to destroy me to be honest. I think she just got bored with me and saw me as a way of keeping her media profile up by being controversial.’
In the past: Katie ended her marriage to Alex in 2011, just 11-months after their wedding day, and the divorce was finalised the following year (pictured in January 2011)
While Katie seems keen to move on, her ex-husband Kieran has been openly expressing his heartbreak on social media.
Despite being unfaithful to the former glamour model yet again, the former stripper screenshotted Katie’s tweet on Monday night, and superimposed it on his Instagram story, with a series of broken hearts.
Kieran, whose Instagram profile picture is still him gazing adoringly at Katie – didn’t take too well as she revealed she was joining Huggle.
Despite losing her trust after embarking on an affair with their nanny, the TV star expressed his sad demeanour for his Instagram followers to see.
Broken heart: While Katie seems keen to move on, her ex-husband Kieran has been openly expressing his heartbreak on social media
Still in love: Despite being unfaithful to the former glamour model, 39, yet again, the former stripper screenshot her tweet and superimposed it with a series of broken hearts (above)
However Katie, who is also coping with a miscarriage and diagnosis of her mother’s terminal illness, left fans concerned after revealing her plans to join the dating app.
The star was met a wave of backlash, for wanting to form another relationship, as her followers took to Twitter:
‘The last thing you need is another bloke. Take time to be by yourself & get to know yourself, then you’ll stop walking into disasters.’
‘I reckon take some time and be by yourself for a while, it’s the best thing that I did, you need time to heal.’
Love rat: It hasn’t been long since Katie discovered Kieran had been cheating on her with her nanny
‘Take some time and by by yourself’: Katie was met a wave of backlash on Twitter for wanting to form another relationship
‘Katie I’m a fan but calm down! Enjoy being single and spend more time with the kids rather than jumping straight into things.’
‘Take a man break that’s my advice you have beautiful friends and family plenty of time for a man if and when a good one comes along xxxx.’
‘Ooo What is huggle? Who needs a man anyway we don’t NEED them we choose to HAVE them in our lives if they fuck up their loss.’
‘You need to be single for a while. You obviously have a problem being on your own, get help surround yourself with family only.’
The Television sensation is currently going through the motions of divorcing her third husband Kieran after discovering he had been unfaithful again.
In a recent interview, she divulged: ‘I feel like I am in shock and I don’t know what I am doing, what I am feeling.
Shock waves: Television sensation Katie is also going through the motions of divorcing her husband Kieran Hayler after discovering he had been unfaithful again
Priorities: The pin-up is staying as strong as possible as she continues to provide a supportive motherhood for her five children (pictured with Harvey in 2016)
‘This isn’t a normal situation. To go through so much in such a short time is stressful.
‘It is difficult to cope. I don’t know how I am doing it. But I don’t want to be a victim. I am a survivor. But I do worry what tomorrow brings. I worry I will wake up and have some kind of breakdown, that it will all become too much.’
The pin-up is staying as strong as possible as she continues to provide a supportive motherhood for her five children.
Katie raises Harvey Price, aged 15, Junior, aged 12, Princess, aged 10, as well as four-year-old Jett and two-year-old Bunny.
Despite her heartache and criticism for her desires to join Huggle, she did have a few fans jump to her support.
‘Ha, everybody’s being negative. I say go for it girl!’
‘Go for it girl!’ Despite her heartache and criticism for her desires to join Huggle, she did have a few fans jump to her support
‘Good for u. U do whatever u want. Too soon maybe but u do what u gotta do to cheer u up. Surround yourself with decent ppl now xxx.’
‘Do what’s best for you #Huggle will be good for you x’
Meanwhile, Katie is also dealing with the emotional shockwaves brought on by a miscarriage and her mother Amy’s terminal illness.
The Page 3 beauty dropped the bombshell Amy was diagnosed with progressive lung illness Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis – which has an average life expectancy of three to five years.
Unbreakable bond: Katie is weathering an emotional storm as her mother Amy has been diagnosed with a terminal illness
Love: Calling her mother a ‘fighter’, she praised Amy for carrying on as normal and continuing to ‘live life to the full’
And given her recent troubles, Katie has admitted that she has quit the Boxing With The Stars competition where she was due to fight against Bianca Gascoigne.
Emotional Loose Women panellist Katie revealed she will not be taking part in the highly-anticipated sparring celebrity match.
The star-studded sports event put out the poster advertising the high-profile boxing matches including a picture of Katie Price.
But the star retweeted the advert, saying: ‘I’m on the poster but I am NOT fighting anyone, I pulled out.’
EastEnders actor Jake Wood – best known for his part as Max Branning – teamed up with retired professional boxer Spencer Oliver to put on the show.
She’s a knockout! Given her recent troubles, Katie has admitted that she has quit the Boxing With The Stars competition where she was due to fight against Bianca Gascoigne (pictured in Cardiff in September 2017)