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Gemma Atkinson shares heartfelt message to Gorka Márquez as she misses his 30th birthday

They can't be together on his big day

Gemma Atkinson has shared a heartfelt birthday message to her partner Gorka Márquez on his 30th birthday.

The former Strictly contestant, 35, also revealed her heartache at not being able to celebrate with him as he prepares for the new series of the dance show.

What did Gemma Atkinson say to Gorka Marquez on his birthday?

Posting up a range of adorable family snaps onto Instagram – which showed Gemma, Gorka and baby daughter Mia together – she left a heartfelt message.

“Happiest of Birthdays to you Gorks!,” she began.

“Sending you all the love and happiness you deserve.

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“Sorry we can’t be together today or fly in your family and friends and celebrate with a mammoth 30th party as we planned,” she continued.

“Once all of this is over, it’s the first thing we’re doing.

“Enjoy your special day my love. I’ve told Giovanni to give you 30 kisses and Aljaz to buy you 30 shots. We love you so much!”

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Gemma and Gorka have been together for three years (Credit: Aaron Parfitt/

What did Gemma’s followers say?

The couple met when Gemma appeared as a contestant on Strictly in 2017.

After unveiling their relationship, they had daughter Mia, who was born July 4 2019.

Gorka was quick to respond to Gemma’s sweet message.

“I love you more!!!!!” the Spaniard cooed.

More followers responded, with one saying: “Happy birthday Gorks! What a beautiful family you have.”

Another wrote: “So much love in these pictures. Happy birthday Gorka.”

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Gemma was supported by Stacey (Credit: Aaron Parfitt/

Stacey supported Gemma

Gemma recently got the support of fellow mum Stacey Solomon after the “mummy police” trolled her.

After posting an image of her working out in the gym with Mia toddling around her.

One follower said: “If this woman isn’t in the gym being distracted, her flaming dog are all over the place.

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“People like her really make me mad. The children are the last thing they think about.”

Stacey defended Gemma and said: “Gemma, you’re smashing it.

“Keep being an amazing mummy to that beautiful woman you are raising.”

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