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Chris Eubank is 'on another planet'

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Chris Eubank is 'on another planet'

Chris Eubank "lives on another planet", according to his ex-wife.

The boxing star - who is currently appearing on 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!' - needs to be "adored and loved", according to his ex-wife Karron Stephen-Martin, who split from the sportsman in 2005.

She said: "It was round-the-clock mayhem every single day. Chris Eubank lives on another planet - Planet Eubank!

"He needs to be adored and loved. You can still see it today on 'I'm A Celebrity' when he's demanding hugs."

And Karron recalled a particularly bizarre incident where he brought a tramp home with him one day to live with the family.

She added to The Sun newspaper: "Like so many fighters before him, Chris could go nowhere unless he was surrounded by an entourage of curious, and, sometimes dubious, hangers-on. One day Chris saw this tramp on the streets and decided to bring him home to live with us.

"It was like something out of the movie 'Down and Out in Beverly Hills'. He just came in with this guy without any warning and said, 'This is Max and he'll be living with us'.

"I asked him what Max was going to do all the time, and Chris said he'd get him to shine his shoes. He stayed with us for months until even Max decided he needed to get away. He thought he'd be happier back on the streets and so he ran off.

"Somehow Chris managed to track him down and asked him why he'd left. Max said to him, 'Chris, I want my old life back.' "