The Chase star Mark Labbett, 53, reveals he and wife Katie, 26, are still ...

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() Mark 'The Beast' Labbett has confirmed he is still with his wife Katie, 26, despite her admission earlier this year that she had cheated on him with a younger man.

The Chase star appeared on Tuesday's Loose Women where he was asked about the status of his five year marriage, admitting they have been 'through a rough patch.'

The news comes just four months after Katie confirmed the couple had split and she had found love with a man named Scott Bate.  

Still on: Mark 'The Beast' Labbett has confirmed he is still with his wife Katie, 26, despite her admission earlier this year that she had cheated

Still on: Mark 'The Beast' Labbett has confirmed he is still with his wife Katie, 26, despite her admission earlier this year that she had cheated 

'Like a lot of relationships, you go through a rough patch. We’re working our way through it,' Mark told the Loose Women.

'A newspaper offered us a sum of money and we kindly denied. We're quite private, there's no pictures of our son online and I'm not going to name him until he's old enough to make the decision.'

Denise Welch wanted to confirm that the couple are still together to which Mark flashed his ring.

Tough time: The Chase star appeared on Tuesday's Loose Women where he was asked about the status of his five year marriage, admitting they have been 'through a rough patch'

Tough time: The Chase star appeared on Tuesday's Loose Women where he was asked about the status of his five year marriage, admitting they have been 'through a rough patch' 

Mark and Katie, who share a son, live in a £600,000 home in Hereford but the professional quizzer hinted his busy schedule has been an issue, revealing that he has only one free Monday off until Christmas thanks to his work on both The Chase in the UK and Australia.  

His busy life has led to a dramatic weight loss though as he admitted: 'It's the joy of running around a little one, I don't have time to eat! I got down to 25 stone, at my heaviest I was 29 stone. '

Back in May Mark's wife Katie confirmed the couple had separated, just weeks after the pair profusely denied claims of trouble in paradise with their age gap love. 

In her candid chat with The Sun, she said: 'Mark and I had been talking about separating for some time — we have been drifting for

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