Katie Price's ex-husband Alex Reid poses as female alter-ego Roxanne for his book cover as he prepares to release 'a warts and all account' of his marriage

Alex Reid is releasing a tell-all book about his life - and has posed as female alter ego Roxanne for the artwork.

The former Celebrity Big Brother winner has finished his autobiography, entitled Alex Reid Exposed, which will reveal details of his life with ex-wife Katie Price and his experiences of fame.

But, in order to create an attention-grabbing jacket, the 40 year-old dressed in a blue dress and brunette wig for the cover design.

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Dressed to imp[ress: Former Celebrity Big Brother winner Alex Reid has finished his autobiography and posed as his female alter-ego Roxanne for the cover

Dressed to imp[ress: Former Celebrity Big Brother winner Alex Reid has finished his autobiography and posed as his female alter-ego Roxanne for the cover

BANG Showbiz obtained the behind-the-scenes photos from the shoot of Alex dressed in a sparkly floor-length blue dress.

Featuring a thigh-high slit, he was certainly happy to show off his figure and even flashed a frilly lace garter for added effect. 

He capped the look with a buxom cleavage and a full face of make-up, with matching nail polish which his ex-wife, Katie Price, would surely approve of.

Just days earlier Alex had taken to Twitter to share his excitement about the shoot, which offers a rare glimpse into his female persona.   

Preparing: Just days earlier Alex had taken to Twitter to share his excitement about the shoot, which offers a rare glimpse into his female persona

Preparing: Just days earlier Alex had taken to Twitter to share his excitement about the shoot, which offers a rare glimpse into his female persona

Glam: In order to create an attention-grabbing jacket, the 40 year-old dressed in a blue dress and brunette wig for the cover design

Glam: In order to create an attention-grabbing jacket, the 40 year-old dressed in a blue dress and brunette wig for the cover design

Revealing details of the autobiography - which is set to be released before Christmas - a source said: 'The book will give a warts and all account of Alex's life from childhood until the end of his marriage with Katie. 

'A significant amount of the book is dedicated to the real Roxanne, who she is and how she came about. It will also detail how Alex created her, not Katie.'

Alex has been working on the book for months and claims detailing his short-lived marriage to the 37 year-old glamour model has been a 'cathartic experience' for him. 

Back in the day: Katie issued a statement saying she married Reid 'too quickly' and claimed he 'changed from the man I fell in love with'

Back in the day: Katie issued a statement saying she married Reid 'too quickly' and claimed he 'changed from the man I fell in love with'

Alex first started dating Katie in June 2009, shortly after she split from ex-husband Peter Andre.

They went on to get married in Las Vegas in February 2010 before the former glamour model announced they had split in January 2011 with their divorce being finalised later that year.

Since their separation, Katie - who is now wed to Kieran Hayler - has often mocked Alex's penchant for cross-dressing and blamed his female alter ego for playing a major part in their break-up.

Earlier this week, Alex took to Twitter to reveal he was set to do the "most important photo shoot" of his life.  

Tell-all: The new book promises to be as indiscreet as his ex-wife, who frequently berates her ex-partners  

Tell-all: The new book promises to be as indiscreet as his ex-wife, who frequently berates her ex-partners  

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