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Gavin Rossdale is under fire for denying his gay ex-lover, cross-dressing Marilyn (real name Peter Robinson), and unlike previous times, Marilyn’s not taking it lying down. 

In an interview with Newsweek, Marilyn slammed his ex, Rossdale, for shutting down their gay relationship, and said that he’s not sure he ever even loved him. 

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Though Rossdale initially denied that the two were ever a couple, Robinson insisted that it was so. 

He said that it was “crushing” to hear his beloved say such cruel things. 

“It was extremely hurtful to be denied,” he said. 

“As Shakespeare said, ‘A love denied blights the soul.’ “

We’re not sure that’s exactly where ol’ Shakesy was going with that, but okay, we’ll bite. 

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Eventually, Gavin admitted the gay fling in 2010.

Reflecting, Rossdale said, “I don’t think there’s anything strange about any form of…you’re learning about life.” 

“It’s a part of growing up,” he said. “That’s it. No more, no less.” 

As to why he denied allegations to begin with, he said, “It felt like a cheap shot.” 

“I think at the outset, there was a sort of fear.” 

“That was right at the beginning of Bush, and I didn’t want to be a part of it.” 

“I never wanted to appear closed about it,” he continued, “but [try to avoid] the glare of a tabloid world.” 

Ha. Good luck with that one, Rossdale – you cheating, nanny-banging douchenozzle

Despite his admission of the affair, Robinson still isn’t satisfied with the outcome. 

Though last year he claimed that Rossdale was the love of his life, Robinson’s reneging on the whole deal. 

“I might have over-emphasized that,” he said. 

“I’m not sure about that at all.” 

“Hindsight is 20/20,” he admitted. “I don’t think I was well when I said it.” 

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He also weighed in on Rossdale’s cheating, and said that he wasn’t surprised at all. 

“[Their split] really isn’t that surprising,” he admitted. 

“This has been going on for years.” 

“Gwen didn’t want to know or acknowledge certain things about him,” Robinson continued. 

“She wanted to edit his past, and he wanted to as well.” 

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“I think,” he concluded, “the fact that Gavin couldn’t be upfront about certain things was the problem.”

“I would be suspicious that the person wasn’t being honest with me.”

“I can imagine Gwen would have a simliar problem,” he concluded.  

So there, take that Rossdale – nobody wants your grimy ass anymore, and especially not the people who know you best.