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Marcela Valladolid in 2013, leading to him moving out of the marital home, though he was reunited with Alex within a year.
Now friends close to the couple – who share son Joshua, 16 – say the photos brought back memories of his previous infidelity.
A source says, “Alex knows the kiss was innocent, but it brought back painful memories of their split over his affair with Marcela.
“She was upset about the furore around the pictures, but Paul assured her the stories had been blown out of all proportion.
“In hindsight, it was silly for him to get that close to another woman in public given the scandal of four years ago.”
The pair set tongues wagging at the Pride of Britain Awards Paul and Alex have been married since 1998
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