CHEATING Jermain Defoe is at the center of a new love puzzle — about a wedding planner.
Last year we told how the former Spurs and England striker left his wife Donna Tierney, 40, less than six months after their £200,000 OK! wedding magazine.
Wedding planner Paige Bethany Mallabourn-Edmondson has been linked to Jermain Defoe
Jermain and his wife Donna Tierney separated in December 2022. Credit: instagram
He then quickly caught up with his lover Alisha LeMay (31), who was a guest at the ceremony.
Defoe (40) settled with the blonde Instagram influencer.
But he is now being linked to wedding planner Paige Bethany Mallabourn-Edmondson from Accrington, Lancs.
Yesterday, Paige’s mum told The Sun on Sunday: “Yes, they are in a relationship together.”
Black Paige, 28, is a wedding co-ordinator at the luxury five-star Crow Wood Hotel and Spa in Burnley, Lancs.
On their YouTube channel, he talks about how much he enjoys his job helping couples solidify their love for each other as they get married.
It is not known how or when she met Jermain, but a source said: “Paige has been talking about seeing him for a few weeks now. She seems very happy and relaxed about everything.”
In June last year, he happily smiled for the cameras alongside beautician Donna Tierney after the couple tied the knot in front of 360 guests at Cliveden House — which featured on the cover of OK! magazine.
They honeymooned in the Maldives, and Defoe told the magazine’s readers: “She’s the person I want to spend my life with.”
But soon after he appeared to have a change of heart as The Sun on Sunday told how he began pestering a nurse about sex just a month after getting married.
And Defoe also started chatting with another woman on Instagram – asking her to meet up.
He and Donna separated in December, less than six months after their wedding, and officially separated earlier this year.
We said there was a mystery as to whether their marriage was legal because the local registry office said they had no record of it.
The former attacker then found love with influencer Alisha, who was at the wedding.
And in May this year we revealed the pair had moved into a £3m five-bedroom mansion in Herts together.
At the time, a source said: “Jermain isn’t one to take things slow so this move won’t come as a surprise.”
The source added: “Jermain and Alisha love life together.”
Last month, Alisha posted pictures of her and Jermain on her Instagram page, including one taken on June 4 from the box at Spurs Stadium with the caption “Dangerously in love.”
Jermain also played for West Ham, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Sunderland and Glasgow Rangers and won 57 caps for England, scoring 20 international goals.
He is known for his charity work and was awarded an OBE in 2018.
The former England ace became friends with Alisha LeMay after his relationship with Donna ended Credit: UniquePictures.co.uk
Defoe won 57 caps for the Three Lions Credit: FA – Getty Images