But, oh, what a difference eight months can make. These days Alex is decidedly less generous - and (is now dismissively branding (the cosmetic surgery lover as an unappealing 'waxwork model'.
Now has learnt that the cage fighter, 34, has finally reached the end of his tether following Katie's latest bout of surgery.
Alex is scared that he'll wake up beside her one morning and no longer recognise the woman he married.
'Alex was once all gooey eyed over Jordan, but reality's set in and he's really worried about her and her addiction to having work done,' says our source.
'He thinks she's gone too far'.
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