FORMER TV star Michelle Heaton has sought refuge with glamour model Katie Price as she prepares to give birth for the first time.
Michelle (top right), who was once a judge on RTE's You're A Star, has moved into Jordan's mansion, the Diary can reveal.
She spent a week at the London house while the paperwork for the purchase of a new home with Irish personal trainer Hugh Hanley was finalised.
The move comes despite the fact that Michelle is just eight weeks away from giving birth.
An insider told the Diary that best friend Katie (bottom right) welcomed Michelle (31) with open arms into her lavish home when she and Hugh had nowhere else to stay.
"Michelle and Katie have always been really good friends and Michelle has been one of Katie's closest confidants since her split with Leandro Penna. Katie has really been helping her out throughout the pregnancy and she and Hugh needed somewhere to stay.
"Katie's mansion in London has just been refurbished as she just moved in a couple of months ago.
"It's huge and she has more than enough space so she said they were welcome to stay. She said her home was their home and made sure Michelle could relax. They loved it but they are moving into their own place now.
"It's a win-win situation for Katie too because she was missing having company in the house," the source said.
Although Michelle's spokesperson remained tight-lipped about the details, she confirmed to the Diary that the couple lived with Katie while they were waiting to move into their new house.
"Michelle and Hugh did stay a few days with Katie recently while waiting to move into their new home," her spokesperson said.
The news comes just days after Michelle made her last visit to Ireland before the birth.
The singer, who shot to fame with Liberty X, flew into Dublin last Thursday with husband Hugh (32).
A source close to the couple says Hugh is hoping to bring their baby to Irish shores as soon as possible.
"This is the last time Michelle can fly until she gives birth. Hugh really wants them to spend more time in Ireland after the baby is born and she has loads of friends here now.
"She gets her hair extensions done over here and she gets all of her dresses from Lara Boutique, the same place Katie gets most of her stuff, so she really loves it here.
"Hugh's family are a huge part of her life and they want their child to see Ireland as a second home," the source explained.
The fitness enthusiasts, who met while Michelle was over here to help judge former RTE reality show You're A Star, are now set to move into their new family home to prepare for their new arrival.