Katie Price 'snorted cocaine' to cope with the breakdown of marriage to Kieran ...

She claimed that her estranged husband had cheated on her with a 19-year-old girl who worked in their local Co-op in an explosive interview with OK! Magazine last month.

And now it has been reported that Katie Price 'snorted cocaine after the breakdown of her five-year marriage to cheating beau Kieran Hayler left her in a tough place’.

The mother-of-five, 40, is claimed to have confided in friends that she turned to the substance on a couple of occasions while drinking after becoming 'severely depressed' after discovering multiple affairs, reports The Sun.

Heartbreak: It has been reported that Katie Price 'snorted cocaine after the breakdown of her five-year marriage to cheating beau Kieran Hayler left her in a tough place’

Heartbreak: It has been reported that Katie Price 'snorted cocaine after the breakdown of her five-year marriage to cheating beau Kieran Hayler left her in a tough place’

A source told the publication that Katie is 'ashamed' of what she did, they said: 'It was her way of blotting things out. She was in a tough place emotionally but knows that is no excuse.'

They continued: 'She just did cocaine socially and did not have a habit or a problem. Her kids were never exposed to it.'

'Katie realised she had to sort herself out for the sake of the kids. She hasn’t touched anything for months,' the source added.

Split: The mother-of-five, 40, is claimed to have confided in friends that she turned to the substance on a couple of occasion while drinking after becoming 'severely depressed' (pictured in 2017) 

Split: The mother-of-five, 40, is claimed to have confided in friends that she turned to the substance on a couple of occasion while drinking after becoming 'severely depressed' (pictured in 2017) 

MailOnline has contacted Katie's representative for comment. 

The publication's source added that the Loose Women panellist has 'cleaned up her act' now that she's in a new relationship with fitness instructor Kris Boyson, 29, who she previously revealed has helped her through 'the toughest year of her life'. 

While her mother Amy, 64, who tragically has a terminal lung condition, has reportedly helped her sort out her behaviour too. 

The reports come after Katie recently revealed in an explosive OK! Magazine interview that she feels like she has 'wasted five years of her life' with estranged husband Kieran, who she claims cheated on her with a 19-year-old Co-op worker, as well as a text conversation with his ex -

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