Disgraced rugby league star Joe Westerman has found new love after splitting with his wife.
Westerman, 33, ended his marriage after he was caught performing a sex act with a friend’s wife in a dark alleyway on a boozy night
After the embarrassing video, captured behind a Greggs bakery, went viral in February earlier this year, the Castleford Tigers player was kicked out by partner Lauren.
But now the rugby league player has gone public with real estate agent Alison Hopkins, The Sun reports.
The loved-up homewrecker posted beaming pictures of the couple on Instagram.
Mum-of-two Alison, 34, also confirmed her romance with Westerman and told the MailOnline: “Yes that’s right but I don’t want to say anything further thanks.”
Her estranged husband, Carl, 35, is understood to have been mates with the rugby player.
Westerman’s now ex-wife, Lauren, was forced to furiously defend herself and deny she was the woman in the sex act clip at the time.
And, she hit back against trolls who said her 15-year-old daughter would have “seen much worse” than the X-rated clip.
The distraught mum-of-three fumed: “I don’t even have words to reply to your comment apart from I’m worried at what things you watch if you think there are worse things than this for a child to see on social media of her dad.”
In a statement she penned: “Can I make this VERY clear that this is NOT me.
“We have three children one of whom is almost 15 and she doesn’t need to see things like this all over social media!”
She previously told The Sun she had been sent the video before it was posted online.
“Truth is, he only told me because it was on social media,” she said.
“But I’m glad it was found because the thought of kissing him after that just makes me feel sick.”
The disgusted mum said: “I’ve relived that footage over and over again.
“It’s something I’ll never be able to get out of my mind, no matter how hard I try.”
But Westerman grovelled and sent text messages begging for his wife back: “Words will never ever explain how sorry I am.
“I can’t explain what happened cos I physically can’t remember.
“It’s disgusting and I now have to live with it forever.
“Losing you and the kids is heartbreaking Lauren, you deserve so much better.”
Another message read: “You always said alcohol would f*** me up.”
More followed, including: “I need you to know I can’t remember anything about that night. I look like a zombie.”
Westerman was also forced to issue a statement after his bombshell affair was exposed.
The 6ft 4ins Yorkshireman wrote an apology to family, friends, the club and to rugby league for his behaviour following a 15-hour booze fuelled bender.
It read: “Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to wholeheartedly apologise to my family and friends for my actions.
“I’d also like to apologise to the supporters, sponsors, staff, and directors of Castleford Tigers as well as my teammates.
“I’d like to extend this apology to the game of rugby league, and I have realised that I need to work on my decision-making around alcohol.”
Westerman, who made his breakthrough in 2007 with Castleford, spent spells with Hull, Warrington, Toronto and Wakefield before returning to his first club in 2022.
The 6ft 4ins Yorkshireman also has two senior international caps for England – with those coming in 2014 and 2021.
— This story originally appeared on thesun.co.uk and has been republished with permission
Originally published as Rugby league star’s love triangle twist after viral sex act