Pals say Katona's former taxi driver hubby tried to sell the idea to her, which has made the ex-Atomic Kitten even more anxious about losing the custody of her two daughters, Molly and Lilly Sue, to their father and divorced hubby Brian Nicholas McFadden.
“Mark's not given up hope by any means. He thinks it's a guaranteed earner, which could make them anything up to half-a-million," a pal was quoted by the Daily Star, as saying. Friends say the 39-year old Croft has no plans to change his mind and he intends to use the cash from the tape's sale to fund his extravagant lifestyle.
A friend said: “Mark thinks he knows it all and is determined to take over every aspect of Kerry's life. He thinks that a sex tape of them, which somehow found its way on to the internet, would earn them a lot of cash - at least 250,000 pounds and possibly as much as 500,000 pounds.
“Mark is absolutely obsessed with money and has told Kerry that it could be a life-saver for them, but at the moment she's having nothing to do with it. She's scared stiff of anything so tacky being the last stop in her attempts to hold on to her two little girls by Brian McFadden."