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How Lotto multi-millionaire picked up with just two words

Gareth Bull lotto winner with new girlfriend, Donna Desporte.
Gareth Bull lotto winner with new girlfriend, Donna Desporte. Supplied

A WOMAN claims she was seduced by a brickie-turned-multi millionaire Lotto winner after he turned up at her bar and told her: "Google me!"

According to The Sun, mum-of-four Donna Desporte says Gareth Bull used his $A69 million fortune to woo her after he met her when he strolled into her Tenerife bar in Spain with some pals.

That marked the beginning of a nine-month fling - which has ended with him ignoring and avoiding her, the 48-year-old told The Sunday Mirror.

Gareth, 45, had separated from his wife Catherine and throughout this time took Donna to Anthony Joshua fights, the BATFAs and holidays abroad, she says.

In April The Sun revealed how Gareth and Catherine were living in separate houses and were no longer Facebook friends after the curse of the lottery struck again.

He is now in a three-bedroom cottage 1.5 miles from the family home where Catherine still lives with their two teenage boys.

Donna told the Sunday Mirror that Gareth tried to keep their fling secret amid fears Catherine might try to "use it against" him.

She said: "He was starting to worry about people knowing he was having an affair. That he might somehow lose money.

"But I told him: 'Well, I'm not an affair'. He was worried it was going to cost him."

In December they watched Anthony Joshua KO Eric Molina in Manchester, where they met Ricky Hatton and Gareth bought her a $A16,762 signed boxing glove for her bar.

But cameras at the event happened to zoom in on the pair celebrating - and Catherine, watching at home, discovered their fling.

In February Gareth took her to the BAFTAs for her birthday, and they also spent a romantic week together in Tenerife.

Now she claims he's stopped returning her calls and is ignoring messages.

"I'm so upset with him. We had a special relationship. He told me he loved me, and he ought to respect that and not brush me under the carpet."

Gareth and his wife Catherine joked they were the most "boring multi-millionaires" when they won the Euromillions in 2012.

She said she wanted a new carpet for the six-bedroom home he had just built and have her hair done twice a year.

But he splashed out on a huge hospitality box at Old Trafford and another at Wembley.

They also bought a holiday villa in Tenerife.

She gave up her job and he wound down his building company.

This article originally appeared on The Sun and has been republished with permission.

News Corp Australia

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