JADE Goody’s husband Jack Tweed has claimed to be dating the reality star “for the money”.

Jack says he was portrayed as a villain mourning his famous wife – even though he never took a dime from her.

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Jade Goody’s husband, Jack Tweed, claims he was “with her for the money”.Photo credit: Getty

In an exclusive interview with The Sun, the 33-year-old said: “I never got a cent. I wouldn’t have taken any money.

“Jade tried to buy me an apartment when she was in the hospital five weeks before she died.

“She was looking for me so that she would know I was fine. I had to force her not to.

“I had to call her agent and say, ‘Don’t send Jade any money. ‘

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Jack was struggling with depression when his wife diedPhoto credit: Getty

“I bought her thousands of pounds of jewelry and didn’t take anything back. I didn’t want anything to do with the will.

“Everyone said I was with her for the money and that couldn’t have been more wrong. I didn’t even want to hear about the will. Even if someone spoke to me about it, I would say, ‘It has nothing to do with me.’ “

Jack has a rope chain that Jade wore and that he wears as a keepsake and occasionally to be comfortable.

“I have little things, the candle, pictures. Your hospital bracelet. She wore this necklace. A little rope.

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“It had a key that said ‘Hope’. I have that and I carry it sometimes.

“Apart from that, I didn’t get anything that was worth any money.”

After Jade’s death, Jack struggled to live without her, go to jail, drink a lot, and spend £ 100 a day on cannabis.

Jack is a changed man now and works as an electrician – the job he did before meeting Jade.