Sir Bradley Wiggins' new girlfriend is a glamorous, party-loving PR girl who started a luxury dog biscuit company and is no stranger to the celebrity scene.
The 40-year-old cycling legend has been dating PR manager Laura Hartshorne for a few months after she was introduced by a mutual friend.
The Tour de France winner announced his separation from his wife Catherine in May after 16 years of marriage.
Now, less than six months later, he's moved into his new girlfriend's London apartment.
Laura is the former PR director at SilkFred, a website that sells high quality women's fashion created by hundreds of independent designers.
On her social media profiles, she describes herself as VIP PR and has pictures with stars like Ashley James.
She once worked for a modeling agency with Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell on her books.
Sir Bradley Wiggins moved in with a new friend less than six months after breaking up with his wife Cath (pictured together).
The 40-year-old cycling legend has been dating PR manager Laura Hartshorne (picture) for a few months after she was introduced by a mutual friend
She is an arts graduate and co-founder of a dog biscuit company called Bark & # 39; n & # 39; Bites.
A source close to the cyclist said: “Laura is no stranger to the celebrity scene given her job and she loves a good party that now fits better with Bradley's lifestyle.
“It was never intended to turn into a relationship, but they formed a close emotional bond and things went on from there.
"He moved in with her in London and they are very much loved."
Sir Bradley initially kept his new relationship under wraps before switching to the PR guru, according to The Sun.
Cath stayed in Preston with their two children, Ben (14) and Isabella (12).
When the British Olympic star announced his split earlier this year, he tweeted the sad news, saying their two children had remained "a priority".
He wrote: “It is with deep sadness that my wife Cath and I have decided to separate. Our two children remain our priority and we ask for privacy at this time. Brad & Cath. & # 39;
The 2012 Tour De France winner's role in the spotlight struck his family life in the past when Cath – who suffers from bipolar disorder – entered rehab following doping allegations made against him in 2016 "almost killed her" and made his life a "living hell".
Sir Bradley Wiggins and his wife Cath, who saw each other kissing while winning the Tour de France in 2012, sadly announced their split in May
Russian hackers released medical records showing he had received a Therapeutic Use Exemption Certificate (TUE) three times to take triamcinolone, even before his historic 2012 Tour win.
The British Anti-Doping investigated the allegations. A major point of contention was the delivery of a medical package for Wiggins and Team Sky in 2011.
The 14-month investigation was eventually suspended after they couldn't find enough evidence of what was in a Jiffy bag that was sent to Sir Bradley's tour bus.
Wiggins has denied any wrongdoing, claiming that he used the drug that has been misused in the past while cycling because it can help in weight loss, to legally treat asthma and allergy problems.
A devastating report by a parliamentary selection committee on digital cultural media and sport published in March 2018 found that Wiggins was using triamcinolone for improvement, not for medical reasons.
Speaking to the Guardian in 2018, he said, “You are watching your family suffer and it's terrible. It almost killed my wife. She ended up in rehab about it. I'm home and I have to take care of it.
“Because she is bipolar, she has this fear of shame, people watch her all the time.
“You couldn't say that back then because you asked for it, because you won the Tour de France. No, actually I didn't ask for that. I just asked for a fair trial. & # 39;
He added, “I should have murdered someone because then I would have had the right rights. I would have had more rights as a murderer. & # 39;
Sir Bradley became the British athlete with the most Olympic medals at the 2016 Rio Games
After falling during the Tour de France, Cath said in an interview: “I'm not ashamed to admit that I've lost the grandeur of the plot. And I climbed the walls. It was bad.
“I poured myself a whiskey like you did.
When he called, bless him, it was only about 20 minutes later. Bella is talking to Bradley on the phone and she says, "Bradley Wiggins crashed!"
“That's how she processes it in her head. Because when you say to her, who is Bradley Wiggins? She will go, "Well it's daddy."
The interviewer then asked if she thought he was two different people.
In an interview, Cath said Sir Bradley was & # 39; really good, considerate, patient, kind. Really grateful for me and the family. He is good & # 39;
Cath said Sir Wiggins is "a little damned" as a cyclist. Pictured: Wiggins plays with his son Ben
Cath replied: 'Somehow. Well, it really is. I think he is. & # 39;
When asked how she would describe Bradley, she replied, “Well, which Bradley? Bradley the cyclist or Bradley my husband?
“My husband, he's brilliant, right. He's really good, considerate, patient, kind. Really grateful for me and the family. He is good.
“I wish I could have him all the time, but I can't have him all the time. Because then there's this cyclist and he's a little crazy.
“He's selfish, it's like driving through a train, everything else is scattered around him.
“Regardless of the birth, the move, whether I'm sick or something.
“He doesn't do it because he's cruel or selfish. He only does it because he cannot see. That's where he goes. & # 39;
Sir Bradley Wiggins and his wife Catherine, who pose gold with a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, have unfortunately announced the end of their marriage. You have two children
Sir Bradley said the strain of drug use allegations has also affected his family life, including Ms. Cath and their two children
Sir Bradley and Cath lived in a 1970s barn. They first met in 1997 before meeting again at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
Cath remained a staunch supporter of her husband during the scandal.
In 2017 she branded Chris Froome as a "slippery reptile" after the cyclist's failed drug test and the less sympathetic reaction to Wiggins' scandal.
Froome viewed Wiggins' medical exemption badly and publicly welcomed questions a breeze in 2011.
When Froome failed a drug test in 2017 due to an adverse analytical finding of excessive asthma levels, Cath used social media to express her anger and frustration alongside a photo of Froome.
In 2017, Cath branded Chris Froome (pictured with his son Kellan and wife Michelle in 2017) as a "slippery reptile" after the cyclist failed the drug test and reacted less sympathetically to Wiggins' scandal.
Sir Bradley celebrates winning gold and breaking the world record in the men's pursuit final by kissing his wife Cath on day seven of the 2016 Rio Olympics
"I'll be sick," she said. & # 39; Nothing on the news. If I had subscribed to the conspiracy theory, I would have claimed they deliberately tossed my boy under the bus to cover this slippery reptile. & # 39;
It also seemed to imply that cycling coach Sir Dave Brailsford and other officials sacrificed their "boys" to protect their now four-time Tour de France champion Froome.
She later apologized and deleted her comments.
The feud dates back to the 2012 tour when Froome suddenly attacked and dropped Wiggins. Froome was ordered to slow down and wait for his teammate.
According to members of the team management at the time, however, Wiggins was so shaken by the strength of his colleague that he had to be persuaded to get back on his bike for the next stage of the race.
And while Wiggins won the tour and Froome finished second, it has since emerged that the tradition of sharing the winner's prize pool – reportedly in the £ 1 million region in 2012 – with eight hard-working teammates did not extend to Froome.
It apparently took Froome 14 months to get his money.
His wife, Michelle Froome, told The Times, “I don't think Brad ever intended to pay Chris the bonus.
“I think the reason he did it is because he knew it would come out in the book. Brad, who pays Chris, really doesn't mean that much.
"It's about a lot more than the sum of money."
A year later, after Froome won the tour, Michelle condemned the Wiggins for their silence in response to his victory.
She said they should "have been a little nobler and send a message of congratulations". At that point they were still Sky teammates.
During a family trip to Disneyland Paris over the winter and new year, Sir Bradley called Mickey Mouse a "C ***" in a bizarre rant with bad mouth.
In a short videoYou can hear cycling legend Wiggins screaming profanity as he walked through the resort.
& # 39; F *** off. F *** in front of Disneyland, "one hears Wiggins say.
Sir Bradley Wiggins was recorded for busting Mickey Mouse in a bizarre swear word
& # 39; Mickey Mouse is a C ***. You can run away. & # 39;
The video ends with the 39-year-old father of three adding, “Pedophile. Pedophile. & # 39;
A source told The Sun: “Brad has a crazy sense of humor and has been playing around with a friend. He didn't want to cause offense. & # 39;
Despite the chatter, Wiggins uploaded a picture next to Mickey on December 28th. "We're just demes of the old schools !!" (sic) The caption reads how the duo poses for a photo.
In another videoWiggins has another pop at Disneyland – this time criticizing the kids who go there.
In another video, Wiggins beat up Disneyland and criticized the children who go there
"You have a free run and a free pass to act like little morons," he said in the video
"The only thing that has to do with Disneyland is that there are fucking kids everywhere – terrible little kids," he says.
“You have a free hand and a free pass to act like a fool in your pants just because Mickey Mouse is here.
“And the parents are just happy to be upset and smashing snooker cues and balls everywhere just because they're in Disneyland.
"And it's like acting like a bastard is a free pass."
Wiggins retired from cycling in 2016 after a stellar career in the sport.
He is currently studying social work as he goes beyond his cycling career.
He told the big edition last year: “I'm not going to tell you anything about my cycling career, I'm just detached from it, I don't want to make a living from it.
"I live from being myself and I am happy in my own skin."
His entry into social work is motivated by his tough childhood. He said, “These horrible things that I saw growing up … nothing can shock me now, and I want to use this mental hardship to work as a social worker.
“And when people say, 'Oh, you're that cyclist,' I say, 'No, that was a few years ago. I am now a social worker.
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