Cheat Pete feels the heat

FOR YEARS they defiantly stuck together while friends and family urged them to split. But now it seems the tempestuous romance between model Kate Moss and her junkie boyfriend Pete Doherty has finally hit the buffers after he reportedly cheated on her.



The Babyshambles singer unwittingly confirmed the pair had gone their separate ways when he appeared in court yesterday on drugs charges.

Asked to give his address, he began to give Miss Moss's details before correcting himself, saying: 'Actually, that has changed.'

He broke down and wept as he admitted his law-breaking had been triggered by 'personal problems'.

Miss Moss, 33, changed the locks on the heavy wrought iron gates to her home in north London while Doherty has moved back to the flat he owns in Hackney, East London.

Doherty, 28, was pictured having a cosy tete-a-tete with a South African model on Friday after a night at the Crystal nightclub in London. When word got back to Miss Moss the next day, she was said to have flown into a rage and locked him out of the home he has been sharing with her for months, then fled to Paris with her daughter Lila Grace.

She was due to take to the catwalk on Monday in John Galliano's tenth anniversary fashion show for Dior in Paris with Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Lily Cole and Gisele Bundchen. But in floods of tears she pulled out of the show at the last minute.

She returned to London but remained silent about her relationship when she emerged from her home yesterday.

Doherty, meanwhile, escaped jail after being caught driving his Jaguar without insurance or a valid MoT certificate, but with a stash of crack cocaine, heroin, ketamine and cannabis.

He turned up at West London magistrates' court more than two hours late to face six drugs and driving charges.

His lawyer Sean Curran told the court he had been 'suffering personal problems' when he was arrested in May in Kensington, West London.

He added: 'He had difficulties in his personal life that led to him to be caught in this situation driving his vehicle.'

At the time, the couple reportedly had a row because Doherty was refusing to go to rehab.

The singer, who is already under a community order for his drug abuse, was said by his lawyer to have made progress in battling his addiction.

But district judge Davinder Lachhar warned him he could be jailed.

She said: 'It seems there has not been much difference in his use of drugs. The reality is that the community order has very little effect.'

She agreed to defer sentencing until next month to give him a chance to undergo a five-day rehabilitation programme.


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