Kirk Norcross is dating footballer David Cotterill's ex Tanika Watkins

Kirk Norcross is dating footballer David Cotterill's ex Tanika Watkins
Kirk Norcross is dating footballer David Cotterill's ex Tanika Watkins

Kirk Norcross is dating footballer David Cotterill's ex Tanika Watkins.

The former TOWIE star, 33, was seen cosying up to the blonde beauty in an Instagram selfie, after being left devastated by his father Mick's death in February. 

Tanika previously tied the knot with Welsh footballer David in 2017, and they share daughter Vogue, three. 

EXCLUSIVE: Kirk Norcross is dating footballer David Cotterill's ex Tanika Watkins. The former TOWIE star can be seen cosying up to the blonde in a loved-up Instagram snap

EXCLUSIVE: Kirk Norcross is dating footballer David Cotterill's ex Tanika Watkins. The former TOWIE star can be seen cosying up to the blonde in a loved-up Instagram snap

Kirk can be seen beaming alongside Tanika in a sweet social media snap, which was simply captioned with a heart emoji.

The reality star is father to two children, daughter Violett, five, with ex Holli Willis, and son Harry, four, with Danielle Louise Carr following a brief fling.

Meanwhile Tanika and David married in a lavish ceremony in Northamptonshire, and the sportsman announced the birth of his daughter in 2018.

He wrote at the time: 'So proud of my amazing wife we finally have our angel here.' 

Happy: Tanika previously tied the knot with Welsh footballer David in 2017, and they share daughter Vogue, three

Happy: Tanika previously tied the knot with Welsh footballer David in 2017, and they share daughter Vogue, three

Sweet: David previously gushed about his wife after their daughter's arrival, writing: 'So proud of my amazing wife we finally have our angel here'

Sweet: David previously gushed about his wife after their daughter's arrival, writing: 'So proud of my amazing wife we finally have our angel here'

David also has two children, son Kingston and daughter Sydney, from his first marriage to wife Sasha.

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Kirk Norcross for further comment.

It comes after Kirk candidly detailed struggling with nightmares several times a night after his father Mick died by suicide.    

Sugar Hut owner Mick took his own life at the age of 57 at his home in Bulphan, Essex on January 21.

Candid: It comes after Kirk candidly detailed struggling with nightmares several times a night after his father Mick died by suicide

Candid: It comes after Kirk candidly detailed struggling with nightmares several times a night after his father Mick died by suicide

Former TOWIE star Kirk has admitted how he struggles with PTSD and depression which interfere with his sleep making him relive the moment he found his dad and fears of losing other family members.

The TV personality, opened up about his graphic dreams in a 3am social media post after one of the nightmares left him unable to sleep.

Kirk said: 'I keep reliving when I found my dad. I have not had that dream in a while, that normally comes back to me in the day, like flashbacks in

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