Miaow! The claws are out between Nicola Hughes and Binky Felstead on Made in Chelsea
Published 21/04/2015 | 07:42
Irish model Nicola Hughes finally came face to face with love rival Binky Felstead - and it wasn't all rosy in the Made in Chelsea garden.
Binky, former flame of Nicola's current beau Alex Mytton (who admitted he cheated on Binky repeatedly), was clearly thrown to encounter the loved-up pair in a bar.
Newbie Jess Woodley stirred the pot by telling Binky that everyone was gossiping about her in Barbados where Alex had been holidaying with Binky.
‘"I’m going to hate her already," Binky said of Nicola.
"It’s annoying because she’s been going round saying Alex doesn’t deserve the reputation he’s got. It makes me feel a little bit sick."
When Binky finally did come face to face with Nicola, who was on a night out with newbie Millie and Spencer's rather smug girlfriend Lauren Hutton, it was massively awkward.
Binky's pal Stephanie Pratt slagged off Nicola's "bad weave" and Lauren countered by telling Nicola that Binky isn't known for her intelligence.
When Nicola finally did approach Binky, Binky said it was "lovely" to meet her and said that everything was fine whilst Nicola smiled.
However, speaking to Alex later she said, "It was so awkward, she was nice.
"I found it so bizarre. I felt like I was being really fake because she was."
She added, "I’ve heard Binky’s not very clever, but she was in that situation".
Another encounter at a ballet performance was a little less polite than the first, thanks in the main to Lauren stirring things by telling Nicola that Binky felt sorry for her.
Nicola instigated a row with Binky by saying, "‘I felt uncomfortable, I didn’t think it was genuine. I’ve never met anyone that’s so happy to meet their ex’s new girlfriend... It seems fake."
Binky responded with, "‘Me being nice wasn’t being fake! You’ve been going around saying he doesn't deserve the reputation he’s got, but it’s not just me he’s cheated on."