Married Vernon Kay wakes up with “massive headache” amid reports of SECOND sexting scandal

Vernon is married to Tess Daly

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by Owen Tonks |

Vernon Kay woke up with a “massive headache” this morning as news he’s allegedly been sexting model Rhian Sugden behind wife Tess Daly’s back hit the headlines.

The radio DJ was filling in for Chris Moyles from 6.30am on Radio X this morning and his week didn’t get off to a great start after the long Easter weekend.

It has been claimed married Vernon, who admitted sending flirty messages to Rhian in 2010, was back in touch with the former Celebrity Big Brother housemate and asked to meet up with her in a bid to find closure.

Opening his radio show this morning, the broadcaster said: “Good morning and welcome to the show after a very, very big Easter weekend.

“Extra laps on the treadmill for me, if you can do extra laps on a treadmill. To be honest with you all that chocolate, coming out of every orifice.

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“I finished work on Thursday and relaxed because I knew I had four days off, so, I sat back, chilled.

“Then first thing Friday morning I had the sniffles. And I woke up this morning with a massive headache.”

Vernon did not address reports he’d been messaging Rhian, who is engaged to former Coronation Street actor Oliver Mellor.

They have apparently been back in touch since just before Christmas, with a source telling The Sun: “He knows he’s been playing with fire and God knows what poor Tess will make of this.”

They added: “Vernon told Rhian he wanted to reconnect with her and he gave her a false name in his mobile.

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“Sometimes he texted her while he was actually presenting his radio show and it wasn’t long before they were speaking to each other over the phone.”

Vernon, who shares children Amber and Phoebe with wife Tess, is said to have admitted he was being an “idiot” by asking to meet up with Rhian but still went ahead and made plans.

In the end, work commitments meant they were unable to see each other.

Back in 2010 Vernon admitted to sending Rhian a text message every day for four months after meeting her in a nightclub in Bolton.

At the time, he said: “I’ve been an idiot and I’ve let my family down.”

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