PHIL Collins’ ex-wife Orianne walks arm-in-arm with the toyboy husband she married behind the star’s back – just days after news of her astonishing Las Vegas wedding.
She and struggling musician Thomas Bates, 31, broke cover in a chauffeur-driven Bentley to go out for a leisurely lunch and shopping jaunt in Miami’s ultra-exclusive Design District.
The loved-up pair looked carefree despite heartbroken rocker Phil, 69, demanding Orianne, 46, leave his £25million Miami Beach mansion earlier this week.
But our pictures – the first of the pair together – prove the jewellery designer is now holed up at Phil’s seven-bedroom waterside home WITH her shock new husband.
Aspiring guitarist Thomas – who was wearing a wide ring on his wedding finger – refused to reveal when and how the couple met when approached by The Sun.
He would only say: “Everything is going to be done through our attorney.”
We revealed this week how “blindsided” Phil only discovered his rekindled romance with third-wife Orianne was over when he learned she had secretly wed someone else behind his back.
The Genesis star was living with her in his Miami mansion, until she eloped to Las Vegas marry Thomas – 38 years the drummer’s junior – in a church service featuring Elvis and their dogs.
Phil fled back to the UK and gave jewellery designer Orianne a deadline of Monday afternoon to vacate his huge home – threatening to file an eviction notice in court if she refused.
But our exclusive pictures show the Swiss-born beauty and her new hubby taking a trip out in a chauffeur-driven £140,000 Bentley Bentayga on Tuesday, before returning to the house.
The brazen lovebirds enjoyed an hour-long lunch at a popular restaurant, then shopped for luxury handbags – accompanied by a burly security guard.
A witness said: “Now that news of their marriage is out in the open, Orianne and Thomas clearly weren’t concerned about being spotted together.
“It will be extremely galling for Phil to see them enjoying the high life – and living in the house he bought to be closer to Orianne and their kids.”
After leaving Phil’s mansion, Orianne and Thomas dined on classic American food at an upscale restaurant, where a simple bowl of grilled chicken and avocado costs £18.50.
They then walked across the street into designer store Yves Saint Laurent where they admired shoes and luxury bags costing up to £2,400 each.
When they came out of the store, their security chief was weighed down with three large YSL bags – as the couple strolled past other expensive stores.
At one point, they stopped while the bodyguard stooped down to retie the laces on one of Orianne’s trainers – as Thomas stood at her side still holding her hand.
The Design District is a magnet for visiting celebrities and Orianne even has her own exclusive jewellery store there.
When the couple got back in the Bentley to go home, the bodyguard opened the back door for Thomas to settle himself down on the quilted leather upholstery.
The amateur strummer’s taste of glitzy shopping trips is a far cry from his former life.
As The Sun revealed on Tuesday, he played guitar and sang in a classic rock cover band called Two Kings, playing small venues around the Fort Lauderdale area of south Florida.
He headed to Los Angeles in 2016 to seek fame and fortune. But he failed to hit the big time and he arrived back home earlier this year when Covid-19 struck.
There is still a huge mystery over how and when he met Orianne. Records reveal he registered a new “entertainment” business in Florida in July.
And the couple’s carefree outward appearance could soon be badly shattered.
Orianne is said to have threatened to release “embarrassing” claims against Phil unless he renegotiates their mega £25million divorce deal.
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They had divorced in 2008 before reuniting eight years later – despite concerns from the star’s friends about Orianne’s motives.
Phil, currently rehearsing in London for a tour once the coronavirus pandemic eases, is now determined to use the courts to oust the pair from his home.
An insider said of the eight-time Grammy winner: “Until he found out she had got married to someone else he was still in a relationship with Orianne and they were living together in Miami.
“Orianne was going back and forth to Las Vegas, saying that the trips were to do with her jewellery business. Now he wants her out of his house.”