Caroline Aherne's brother slams ex-husband over abuse claims
Caroline Aherne's brother has slammed her ex-husband Peter Hook as "that excuse of a man" after he claimed she abused him during their relationship.
Patrick Aherne said he was "disgusted" at the New Order and Joy Division musician for writing that the comedian put cigarettes out on his arm and lunged at him with a knife in his new autobiography.
Hook was married to the Mrs Merton creator, who died of cancer aged 52 earlier this year, between 1994 and 1997.
Mr Aherne wrote on Facebook: "I am so disgusted by the claims made by Peter Hook in most of the tabloids... read more
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