KATIE Price has confiscated new toyboy Charles Drury’s phone to stop him gossiping to his mates about their relationship.
Katie, 41, has even banned the builder from using social media in a bid to control what gets out about her.
A source told The Sun Online: "Katie’s taken Charles’ phone off him and ordered him a new SIM card, which hasn’t arrived yet.
"She’s had bad experiences in the past and doesn’t want his mates gossiping about her if he tells them any information about the relationship.
"He can still message friends through Instagram on his iPad but he’s not posting to social media and can’t call anyone.
"Katie’s warned him that he needs to be more cautious about what he tells people now he’s dating her."
Katie ditched fiance Kris Boyson when she met hunky Charles on Instagram with him joining her for a boozy break in Turkey last month.
Sources claimed Katie and Charles spent a night together in a hotel in early August, and soon after she had him flown out to the country while she underwent check-ups for recent surgeries.
Meanwhile, her ex-husband, Kieran Hayler, previously gave an insight into his "traumatic" five years living with Katie.
Kieran admitted he's keen to write a tell-all book about his experiences and said: "I've had a traumatic five years, so you know, who knows. Maybe it might be good to get it all out."
He said: "That could be my therapy, get it all out in a book."
Katie's former Loose Women colleagues are concerned for the star and Carol McGiffin recently branded her "the unhappiest woman on the planet".
She continued: "She seems to be addicted to disastrous relationships and marriages."
"I wonder how much of it is all done for the sake of having something 'going on' for her never-seen TV show, My Crazy Life."
The Sun Online told earlier this month how mates fear the star is in the grip of a midlife crisis and has hit the self destruct button.
Last week, she was seen furiously grabbing a woman's head after she was kicked out of a night club for being "too drunk".
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