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Cheeky Girl Nabs Tycoon

Former Cheeky Girl Monica Irimia is to wed a British tarmac tycoon after the besotted businessman popped the question during a romantic break in Paris, her mum has claimed.

Monica, 30 - who has a massive pop hit with twin sister Gabriela and their single 'Touch My Bum' - is said to be marrying wealthy Shaun Taylor, 35, a graduate of America's exclusive Harvard University.

The one-time star's publicity mad mum Margrit told local media in her Romanian homeland: "He is the heir of a road repairs construction company, Taylors of London."

"He is a very special boy, he goes to all Monica's shows, he bought her many presents. For Christmas he bought her a car," she added.

Monica and Shaun are now said to be house hunting in Rye, East Sussex - where the twins live with their mum - before marrying next year.

Her mum said: "Her engagement ring has a huge diamond in it. So big I'm worried she might get mugged."

Monica's twin Gabriela had a brief engagement with former Lib Dem MP Lembit Opik.

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