Earlier this year, the world was left gobsmacked after Love Island star Chris Hughes accused Katie Price of sending him several 'flirty' messages.

As the accusations arose, Katie denied them, and told her fans on Twitter: "Met @chrishughes_22 once on Loose Women and with @oliviajade_att at the football.

"Sorry to disappoint you all, no flirty texts got sent!"

Credit: Loose Women ITV

However, the tale took a shocking turn when Chris decided to publish the alleged messages on Twitter for all the world to see, leading everyone to speculate whether or not the Pricey would do the same.

Unfortunately, she's yet to do so, but has promised she has '52 screenshots' to prove that her messages were reciprocated.

It's safe to say, Chris isn't a happy bunny over the whole situation, and even appeared on Loose Women to discuss it...

Credit: ITV.

And just as we thought things couldn't get any more nail-bitingly awkward, it's been alleged that the Pricey 'flashed' one of those Chris Hughes texts at the ITV Gala.

In an image obtained by MailOnline, the former glamour model can allegedly be seen "showing revealed a screenshot she claims he sent when departing the bash."

It appeared to read: "Oh no why are you having a hard time are you OK anything I can help with xx."

Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/PA Images

Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/PA Images

A message, which was sent under the username Chris Hughes, said: "'Just personal stuff xx Something I don't want to bother you."

Katie appears to have then replied by saying: "Stuff with work? Olivia? I'm good at giving advice."

And then somebody, who the Love Island star has claimed was pretending to be him, responded: "Olivia just loves all the media attention and me personally hate it sometimes it's too much."

Chris' spokesperson is yet to comment on the image.

The Sun has also claimed that Katie "screamed" at the 24-year-old.

A source reportedly told the publication: "As soon as Chris started speaking, she shouted 'text messages' at him twice.

"The room went completely silent and they started shifting awkwardly in their seats. And just when everyone thought the incredibly awkward moment was over, Katie shouted it again."

The insider added: "At this point Chris went as white as a sheet because everyone could clearly hear what Katie was shouting. It was so tense and awkward - you could hear a pin drop in there it was so bad."

Rachel Pugh

Rachel Pugh is a Junior Social Editor at PRETTY52. She previously worked as the Overnight TV & Showbiz editor for OK! Online. She started her journalism career in 2014, where she worked on the video desk for the Daily Star and Daily Express. Since then she has worked as a publisher, journalist, copywriter and social media manager on a variety of websites, with subject matters ranging from menswear to pop culture. Contact her – rachel.pugh@pretty52.com

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