He even jokingly suggested she wear a wig or moustache as a disguise to any meeting.
The source said: “Vernon told Rhian he wanted to reconnect with her and he gave her a false name in his mobile.
But again the rendezvous failed to materialise because Vernon had family commitments at the last minute.
“But there’s obviously chemistry between them and once they start texting each other, they can’t seem to stop.” Vernon warned Rhian they must keep their exchanges secret to avoid a rerun of past troubles. Whether chatting in any form (text, verbal, telephone, etc.) is cheating depends on the established parameters of the relationships in question. There isn’t a simple yes or no that can be rendered here.I am very sorry.” The dad of two pledged to never again contact Rhian or four other women he sexted. Hopefully I can clear the slate and start again.” Vernon and Tess, who co-hosts Strictly Come Dancing with Claudia Winkleman, were yesterday at their home in Beaconsfield, Bucks. Rhian has told friends she was in two minds over whether to agree to meet Vernon.The source said: “The daft thing is they never even so much as kissed six years ago.