Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Top Ten ... Devils You Know

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Top Ten ... Devils You Know

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Call girls, affairs with nannies, jail sentences, and even coups in Africa, this lot are certainly not angels. So why do Nancy, Posh and Fatboy keep rushing back for more?

Let's hope it's third time lucky for Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson as they head for another marriage together. It has been a rocky ride for the duo with the initial 1995 beach wedding, filing for divorce twice, a jail sentence (him), hepatitis C (her) and a child custody battle. Clearly Tommy is catnip for Pam: 'I met her by licking her face.' What a Motley pair.

Reports of extramarital activity with PA Rebecca Loos and former nanny Abbie Gibson were enough to convince David Beckham's spouse that she needed to up the ante. Not one to give up, Se[+ or -]ora Spice claimed the pair are 'very happy' and has since made appearances in St Tropez and Venice with her hair and husband firmly in place. The golden balls are yet to tarnish.

Despite his philandering, Sven Goran Eriksson's leading lady, Nancy Dell'Olio, can't get enough of him. The Italian lawyer claims his well-publicised affairs were 'a cry in the night, a message for me'.

Apparently, 'there has never existed another woman in Sven's mind'. Just to make sure, she was pictured dancing solo at Morton's and gnawing his knee on a yacht. Devil's advocate.

James Nesbitt's wife Sonia was devastated when it emerged that he'd had affairs with a legal secretary and a former Miss Ireland. He blamed his indiscretions on his childhood. 'When you grow up in a house full of women, it teaches you how to please,' he bragged. But after telling him to get counselling, Sonia let bygones be bygones. She just doesn't get cold feet.

Wild man Pete Doherty's relationship with model and mother of one Kate Moss seems to be in a constant state of disarray. There are frequent break-ups, including a barney on Eurostar. He recently circled her Primrose Hill mansion for a day before she let him in. Despite a dodgy performance on Live 8, and generally erratic behaviour, Kate can't give him up. …

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