Cipriani back in the spotlight after Kelly Brook split
August 8, 2013
Sale Sharks fly-half Danny Cipriani is back on the front pages of the UK's tabloids after he was dumped by celebrity girlfriend Kelly Brook.
Cipriani is preparing for his second season with the Sharks with last term finishing with him in hospital after being struck by a bus. But Cipriani is back in the media spotlight once again after Brook allegedly found 'racy texts' on his phone to other women.
Reports suggest Cipriani was thrown out of Brook's London home at the weekend. One of the women he reportedly contacted was Stacey Simcox and she told The Sun: "At the beginning he was just friendly and really sweet. He'd ask how my day was and we would just chat away.
"But then after a couple of weeks it got really dirty. He'd send me filthy messages about what he wanted to do to me and begging to meet up for sex. It got progressively more explicit and I just thought, 'What a rat'. He's going out with one of the most stunning and successful women in Britain. I just couldn't understand why he'd stray. Every man fancies Kelly, but that obviously wasn't enough for Danny. I think he just liked the thrill of the chase."
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