‘Tom is my soulmate'
Tuesday 07 February 2012
They called off their engagement last September after a turbulent three-year romance plagued by drunken rows, but singer Sarah Harding has told pals she and Tom are back together.
The couple – who got engaged on New Year’s Eve in 2010 – have been in almost constant contact since Sarah’s spell in rehab last October for depression and alcohol addiction.
Girls Aloud star Sarah – who earned herself a reputation as the party girl of the band – had a brief fling with Dutch fashion buyer Theo De Vries, 35, who she met in rehab, but it ended with an angry bust-up that turned physical at an Austrian hotel on New Year’s Day.
The singer has been in touch with Tom since her admission of drink problems – and sources close to the pair say they have grown closer over the past few weeks and have now decided to give their relationship another go.
A source says: “They have always been in touch – and recently they have spending more time with each other, which has brought them even closer. Sarah is desperate to give things another go and Tom has finally agreed. There’s even talk of a wedding later this year if things go well.”
Pals say Sarah has told Tom: “I still want to marry you. You are my soulmate.”
Sarah, 30, admitted publicly last month that she still loved Tom, saying: “He [Theo] knew I missed Tom, because I do – desperately… We still have a lot of love for each other.”
And although Tom, 31, had reportedly moved on after spending New Year with a woman called Sabina, who he met in Ibiza, sources close to the DJ say the relationship has fizzled out. Pals say Tom wanted to “be there for Sarah” after she claimed Theo beat her – although Theo says he was just defending himself.
A source says: “Tom felt awful over what happened in the New Year and was her anchor when things went wrong.
She’s fallen in love with him all over again. They went through so much together – it’s hard to just throw that away.”
According to insiders, Sarah and Tom are even considering marrying – despite a turbulent relationship that saw them split a number of times after drunken rows. Tom proposed on New Year’s Eve in 2010 while they holidayed in the Maldives, but they broke things off nine months later and, shortly afterwards, Sarah checked into rehab.
A source says: “Their relationship is a lot calmer now – there aren’t any arguments. They’ve talked about their future and still want to spend the rest of their lives together. They’re not ruling out getting married this year, but only a few trusted people are in the know – they’re figuring out plans before making it official.
“Sarah still wants her big white wedding. She also says she wants children with Tom in the next few years. Tom is even considering giving up his DJ work in Ibiza – it’s an unhealthy place for Sarah to be to stay teetotal.”
By Sofia Zagzoule