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Man Overboard

by | 14th, October 2005

‘THEY’RE back! Katie Price, her sun-kissed Jordans and pop acorn Peter Andre are returned from their honeymoon in the Maldives.

Katie and her lifesavers

Three weeks ago we looked on with wide-eyed wonder as Katie and Pete lived out a fairy-tale wedding with pumpkins and ugly sisters everywhere.

“Now the day is over, it’s time for the newlyweds to…escape from the camera on a tropical honeymoon,” coos OK! wrongly. Yes, wrongly. Because there was a camera in the Maldives and Katie and Pete made sure they got right in front of it.

And there was a chance that the shot of them walking barefoot in the surf might have been the last we saw of them. While Katie was having “an amazing time”, Pete was in the fight of his life. He now tells us of his close buff and airbrush with death.

Out night-fishing one, er, night, Pete managed to hook a really big fish. With Katie’s bikini top made ready to land the massive brute, the line got caught around Pete’s fingers.

“I was calling out, saying: ‘Guys, help!’ because it was pulling me to the side of the boat, and I was fighting to stay aboard,” say Pete.

Crikey! “I felt like either my fingers were going to come off, or I was going over the edge.” Oh my! The fingers! The rings!! The thought of Pete being munched like an acorn-sized niblet by a rapacious guppy!!!

What happened? “Luckily the guy who took us out ran over and cut the line while the other guys on the boat held on to me.”

Phew! But what else had a hold of you, Pete? What was this monster of the deep? A great white shark? A sperm whale? A deranged fan in a Scuba outfit? No. It was a giant stingray. And had it swam off with Pete, it would have dragged him straight down to the bottom of the sea.

“That was three days ago and I still can’t feel my fingers,” says the Australian.

But while we fear for Pete,. We are distracted

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