Girls Aloud star Nicola Roberts is relieved after her £1.25million mansion which reminded her of her stalker ex wasrepossessed after failing to sell it for over two years.
Ms Roberts revealed that she felt "at peace" to get rid of the home in Weybridge, Surrey, after she was left with no choice but have it reclaimed in a mutual agreement with the bank and start afresh.
She moved into the three-bedroom penthouse in 2009 and renovated it adding a gym and a walk-in wardrobe.
In 2017, Ms Roberts, 34, was granted a lifetime restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, Carl Davies, after he subjected her to five years of stalking hell.
Davies set up fake social media accounts so that he could bombard Nicola with abusive messages threatening to "stab and burn" her.
She told The Sun: "I had been trying to sell the house for years, and was so unhappy there that I decided to take the hit financially in order to move on and find a new property away from the bad memories.
"I'm really happy in my new home now."
Popstars the Rivals at the Zuma club in London.
(left-right) Nicola Roberts, Javine Hylton, Cheryl Tweedy, Kimberley Walsh, Sarah Harding and Nadine Coyle the remaing girls from Popstars : the Rivals at the Smash Hits T4 Poll Winners Party at the London Arena.
Popstars - The Rivals winners, Girls Aloud from left to right; Nicola Roberts, 17, Nadine Coyle, 17, Sarah Harding, 20, Cheryl Tweedy, 19, and Kimberley Walsh, 20, pose for photographers in front of their poster in east London.
Popstars: The Rivals winners, Girls Aloud, from left to right; Cheryl, Nicola, Kimberley, Nadine and Sarah perform in public for the first time on stage during G.A.Y at the Astoria in London.
Girls Aloud performing on stage during the Prince's Polo Concert, at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor.
Girls Aloud pose for group shots backstage at the Box Live Show at the Birmingham National Indoor Arena
Girls Aloud arrive at the Warner Village West End in London, for the UK premiere of Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde.
Girls Aloud perform on stage during the Hebs Live and Loud Concert at Hampden Park, Glasgow.
Girls Aloud onstage during the Disney Channel Kids Awards 2004, held at the Royal Albert Hall, central London.
Girls Aloud arrive for the Disney Channel Kids Awards 2004, held at the Royal Albert Hall, central London.
Girlband Girls Aloud arrives for ITV 1's National Music Awards held at the Carling Apollo in Hammersmith, London.
Cheryl Tweedy from pop band Girls Aloud and Bryan McFadden from boy band Westlife during their guest appearance on MTV's TRL UK at the MTV Studios in Camden, north London.
Pop bands Girls Aloud and Westlife during their guest appearance on MTV's TRL UK at the MTV Studios in Camden, north London.
Pop band Girls Aloud and their mothers arrive for the premiere of 'Freaky Friday' at the Odeon, Kensington High St in west London. From left to right; Diane and Kimberley Walsh, Joan and Cheryl Tweedy, Nadine and Elizabeth Coyle, Nicola and Debbie Roberts and Marie and Sarah Harding.
Pop group Girls Aloud perform live on stage during the third annual Fox Kids Planet Live pop event, at the Ahoy Stadium in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Girls Aloud receive the Band Of The Year Award during the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Berkeley Square in central London - the first annual award ceremony held by the women's magazine.
Girls Aloud arrive at the GAY Bar in London's Old Compton Street.
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Some of the messages contained declarations of love, while others made veiled death threats.
Davies, a former soldier whom she dated for 18 months, was given a suspended 15-month prison sentence.
The pair split in 2008 because of their explosive rows and Carl did not start messaging the star until 2012.
"The messages he sent reminded me of all the terrible things that happened when we were together," Miss Roberts said in a victim impact statement.
"It was only really last year when he started threatening my friend that I realised things couldn't go on and I reported it to the police."
She said at the time: 'When somebody sends a message saying, "Those are nice pyjamas" you think "is he able to see into my house?"
'You are too scared to take the dogs out for a walk because when someone plants vicious seeds you just imagine every possible outcome.
A source close to Nicola said of the court case: "Nicola is relieved she no longer has to live in fear or suffer abuse but it is going to take her a long time to move on from this."
She has now relocated to London to begin a new chapter.