Britain's 'worst mum' Karen Matthews is ENGAGED

Karen Matthews is ENGAGED: Britain's 'worst mum' who faked her daughter Shannon's kidnapping shows off her ring after handyman boyfriend who 'can't be bothered about her past' proposed over Christmas Karen Matthews, 44, got engaged to a handyman called Paul over Christmas Matthews is notorious for faking her daughter Shannon's kidnapping in 2008  But sources say her new lover 'can't be bothered about her past'  Do you know Karen Matthews's new man? Email [email protected] 

By Tim Stickings For Mailonline

Published: 01:26 GMT, 2 January 2020 | Updated: 03:21 GMT, 2 January 2020

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Britain's 'worst mother' Karen Matthews is engaged to a handyman whom she met when he came over to do odd jobs at her house. 

The 44-year-old was seen wearing an engagement ring on a shopping trip after her boyfriend Paul proposed over Christmas. 

Matthews is notorious for faking the kidnapping of her daughter Shannon in a plot to claim reward money, but sources say her new lover 'can't be bothered about her past'. 

Speaking to The Sun, a source described the couple as 'inseparable' and said the pair had been 'walking round like teenagers'.

Britain's 'worst mother' Karen Matthews (pictured in March last year) is engaged to a handyman (not pictured) whom she met when he came over to do odd jobs at her house

Britain's 'worst mother' Karen Matthews (pictured in March last year) is engaged to a handyman (not pictured) whom she met when he came over to do odd jobs at her house

New love: The 44-year-old was seen wearing an engagement ring on a shopping trip after her boyfriend Paul (pictured) proposed over Christmas

New love: The 44-year-old was seen wearing an engagement ring on a shopping trip after her boyfriend Paul (pictured) proposed over Christmas

Victim: Karen Matthews is notorious for faking the kidnapping of her daughter Shannon (pictured) in a plot to claim reward money

Victim: Karen Matthews is notorious for faking the kidnapping of her daughter Shannon (pictured) in a plot to claim reward money

'She is in love with him. Both of them have been walking round like teenagers,' the source said. 

'He knows who she is but he can't be bothered about her past. He's been staying over pretty often.

'I just think it's disgusting that anyone could want to be in a relationship with her.' 

DO YOU KNOW PAUL? 

Do you know Karen Matthews's new man? Email [email protected] 

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