Billi Mucklow has spoken out after Andy Carroll was pictured lying next to a mystery blonde just two weeks before their nuptials.
Friends of the former TOWIE star have shared her “embarrassment” about the snap, which is believed to be a “bit of fun” from his stag do.
Billi – who shares three children with Andy – was pictured landing in the UK on Monday after the 34-year-old celebrated her hen do in Dubai last week.
Ex-England striker Andy, 33, enjoyed a wild day of partying with bar manager Taylor Jane Wilkey, 27, from Scarborough – who is Billi’s blonde lookalike – after he flew out to join his future wife, the Mirror reported.
The photo in question is of Andy with a blonde, smooching at the camera.
It appears Taylor ended up next to the footballer after he invited her and two pals back to his hotel room for an afterparty.
She was also pictured wearing his personalised dressing gown – which went viral.
Billi’s pals have now spoken out about Andy’s “embarrassing” behaviour, especially as the wedding is around the corner.
They told The Sun : “This is all very embarrassing with the wedding so close.”
Andy met up with his wife-to-be last week before she flew back home with her pals.
Two days after Billi left, the former Newcastle and West Ham player had his own stag celebrations.
Andy and pals spent the day boozing with Taylor at Cove Beach around noon, before he invited Taylor and her friends to join them at a different bar.
The group then ventured to his hotel room to keep the party going.
Photos from the night were shared on Snapchat, with snaps of Andy looking worse for wear and one of Taylor wearing his personalised dressing gown.
Despite Billi breaking her silence, Taylor insists the night was “all just a bit of entirely innocent fun”.
She told the publication the photo was taken on Wednesday night as “a joke”.
The bar manager confirmed she had been partying with Andy and friends – including Newcastle United defender Paul Dummett and goalkeeper Mark Gillespie – before heading back to his room.
Taylor said: “It was an afterparty. We all went back to his hotel. There was me, Andy and my female friend.
“I didn’t sleep with him, it wasn’t like that, there was three of us in the room.
“It was a full day and night of drinking, we’d been at Cove Beach since 12, it was a really boozy day. Andy was steaming, we were all drunk.”
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Explaining what happened when they got back to the hotel suite, Taylor said they “played some music before Andy got into bed and passed out”.
She said she was there with her friend “until the early hours” and took the photo as a joke because her mates from back home were goading her for the lowdown.
Taylor insists nothing sexual happened and it was “just a bit of banter”.
Speaking about wearing his robe, Taylor claims she wanted to sleep, so took off her dress in the bathroom before putting it on.
“At the end of the day nothing happened that should ruin his relationship. It was just a bit of fun,” Taylor concluded.
Andy and Billi are due to get married in the next two weeks. They have two sons – Arlo and Wolf – and a daughter called Marvel.
Billi has two other children from a previous relationship.
The Mirror has contacted both Billi and Andy’s representatives for a comment.
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