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Davina McCall ‘dating hairdresser pal Michael Douglas… a year after divorce from Matthew Robertson

Davina McCall has reportedly found new love with longtime pal, Michael Douglas. 

The TV presenter, 51, who divorced her husband Matthew Robertson last year after 17 years of marriage, is said to have moved on to the hairdresser and celebrity stylist, 45 – who she has known for more than 20 years. 

A source told The Sun: ‘The romance blossomed from a place of friendship and trust and the couple are just enjoying each other’s company and having a laugh.’ 

‘Romance has blossomed’: Davina McCall, 51, has reportedly found new love with her longtime pal Michael Douglas, 45 (Pictured April 2018) 

According to the publication, Davina was also seen getting cosy with Michael at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday: ‘Davina especially likes Michael’s sense of humour and kind nature. It’s fairly early days but Davina’s mates think Michael is a good guy.’

The news about her alleged new union has emerged a year after her divorce from husband Matthew, with whom she shares three children. 

However, Davina is said to be looking at the future, with the source continuing: ‘Davina feels ready to move on now after her marriage split and is really happy.’

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Davina for further comment.  

'Friendship and trust': The TV presenter is said to have moved on to the hairdresser and celebrity stylist, 45 - who she has known for more than 20 years

‘Friendship and trust’: The TV presenter is said to have moved on to the hairdresser and celebrity stylist, 45 – who she has known for more than 20 years

Ex-husband: Davina divorced her husband Matthew Robertson last year after 17 years of marriage (Pictured 2013)

Ex-husband: Davina divorced her husband Matthew Robertson last year after 17 years of marriage (Pictured 2013) 

Clearly passionate about hair, Michael has a long list of celebrity clients, including the likes of Holly Willoughby and Kate Moss. Davina and Michael have have been friends for more than two decades and are regularly seen together. 

Remaining coy on the situation, Davina told The Telegraph earlier this month: ‘I have been out on dates – but can’t a woman be single and happy?…

‘I was in a relationship for 20 years and there is a lot more for me to think about than finding a date. Life is different. I have three children and a career…

Pals: Shortly after her divorce, Michael was seen consoling his then-pal Davina with a hug in April 2018 (pictured)

 Pals: Shortly after her divorce, Michael was seen consoling his then-pal Davina with a hug in April 2018 (pictured)

Hairdresser to the stars: Clearly passionate about hair, Michael has a long list of celebrity clients, including the likes of Holly Willoughby and Kate Moss

Hairdresser to the stars: Clearly passionate about hair, Michael has a long list of celebrity clients, including the likes of Holly Willoughby and Kate Moss

A tribute: Davina is often featured on Michael's social media pages as they work together (pictured in February 2018)

A tribute: Davina is often featured on Michael’s social media pages as they work together (pictured in February 2018)

Playful! The duo larked around with Holly Willoughby while sporting blonde wigs

Playful! The duo larked around with Holly Willoughby while sporting blonde wigs

‘Not many people ask women like me out on dates. It would take someone who didn’t mind all those particular challenges.’ 

Shortly after her divorce, Michael was seen consoling his then-pal Davina with a hug in April 2018. In 2017, Davina announced she was splitting from husband Matthew after a 17-year marriage.

Speaking to The Daily Mirror, Davina admitted that she was faking being happy following their marriage’s breakdown.  

Long term: The pair have have been friends for more than two decades and are regularly seen together

Long term: The pair have have been friends for more than two decades and are regularly seen together

'No one wants to see me when I'm unhappy': Davina previously admitted that she was faking being happy her divorce from Matthew

‘No one wants to see me when I’m unhappy’: Davina previously admitted that she was faking being happy her divorce from Matthew 

She revealed: ‘There’s been a few occasions where I’m struggling to see any positives in this at all. Happiness is marvellous. I love it when I’m happy, but I’m not always happy…

‘It might look like I’m always happy because I quite often just show the bits when I’m happy. But I am often guilty of thinking, “No one really wants to see me when I’m unhappy”.’

Earlier this month, Davina hinted that she had found love again as she candidly expressed sex as being ‘one of the greatest gifts.’

Loving life: On Tuesday, Davina was seen with Imelda May for the The Opening of Upstairs at No. Fifty Cheyne for Chelsea Flower Show

Loving life: On Tuesday, Davina was seen with Imelda May for the The Opening of Upstairs at No. Fifty Cheyne for Chelsea Flower Show

Squad: Davina was also joined by Ben Bourne (L) and Sally Greene (R)

Squad: Davina was also joined by Ben Bourne (L) and Sally Greene (R) 

Davina made her admission in her This Is Davina magazine where she credited her French heritage for their attitude towards sex as being ‘honest and unashamedly open.’

The former Big Brother host told: ‘Sex, for example, is not a dirty word for them. It’s a fantastic thing between two consenting adults. Great sex is one of the greatest gifts we can experience. Its magical.’

Since her split from Michael she has continued her reinvention as a health and fitness guru and has taken a personal training course. 

In 2014 she raised £2million for Sport Relief. She has also released 14 exercise DVDs.

Gym bunny: Since her split from Michael she has reinvented herself as a health and fitness guru and has taken a personal training course.

Gym bunny: Since her split from Michael she has reinvented herself as a health and fitness guru and has taken a personal training course.

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