With the brand new season of Love Island now in full swing, followers can’t get sufficient of the coupling and re-coupling drama. Nonetheless, whereas all eyes are on the villa, sparks appear to be flying between former contestant Maura Higgins and Strictly Come Dancing skilled Giovanni Pernice, too. Right here’s what we all know up to now concerning the rumoured new romance…
The chat round Higgins and Pernice started when the duo beginning liking one another’s social media posts throughout June 2021. That very same month, it was reported that the pair had checked into the identical lodge in Cornwall on a current mini-break.
The couple have been pictured together for the first time on July 1, throughout an evening out in Blackpool on the Sapphires drag cabaret present bar. In response to the publication, the pair had been staying in a lodge on the seaside resort whereas Giovanni carried out in Him And Me alongside fellow Strictly star Anton Du Beke.
On Saturday, July 10, the couple (lastly) made their relationship Instagram official. In corresponding posts, Higgins wrote “I’m yours” and Pernice wrote “You’re mine” accompanied by coronary heart emojis and a few significantly cherished up photographs of the pair embracing and posing for the digicam. Higgin’s Love Island BFFs reacted to the put up with love and help, with Joanna Chimondies writing “AH MA GAD like to see it!!” and Molly-Mae Hague including “love you” plus all the guts emojis.
Pernice’s Strictly co-workers have been as ecstatic concerning the information, with Neil Jones calling the couple “so cute” on Pernice’s put up and requesting that they title their first baby after him. Michelle Visage reacted to the information as effectively, merely commenting with three emojis: love coronary heart, fireplace, and coronary heart eyes.
Extra lately, Pernice has been sharing posts about how a lot he’s lacking Higgins, as the 2 apparently look like aside at the moment. In a candy Insta put up, the dancer wrote: “Lacking my babygirl @maurahiggins,” with a snap of the couple in a pool. Higgins responded: “Not lengthy now child,” presumably referring to an upcoming reunion.
Pernice break up from The Pussycat Dolls’ Ashley Roberts in 2020, whereas Higgins announced her break-up with fellow Love Island contestant, Chris Taylor, final month. A fan-favourite, the couple stated the choice to finish their relationship was mutual.
In an Instagram put up asserting their break up, Higgins wrote: “From the minute we met one another we have been very shut associates and that may by no means change. There is no such thing as a remorse. Life is about taking probabilities. We wished to make this work, however we have now realised we work higher being associates.”
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