The former model took the negativity personally, until her husband showed her newspaper cuttings about his late wife LINDA.
Mills says, "It's jealousy, I suppose. One of the first things Paul did was to tell me to look through the cuttings of what was written about Linda, who had, by any standards, lived a pretty blameless life.
"I could not believe it. From 1993, when I lost my leg, to when I met Paul I literally never had a bad word written about me.
"But as soon as I met Paul all that changed overnight. I was totally floored."