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Strictly stars back Gemma and Gorka’s romance as pair share MORE loved up pics

We cannot get enough of their cuteness

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Strictly couple Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez are being completely adorable on Instagram again.

Clearly missing each other after their recent romantic holiday to the Canary Islands, the couple both took to InstaStories to post pictures of each other.

They admitted they were counting down the days (er, one) until they got to see each other again.

Pro dancer, Gorka was the first to be adorable, writing next to a picture of him kissing his actress girlfriend’s shoulder: “Excited to see this face tomorrow.”

Two hours later, Gemma, 33, posted her own sweet couple’s selfie, commenting: “One more sleep!!!!”

Gorka, 27, also posted a video of himself with pals, going for an early morning 5km run.

He tagged Gemma in to the clip saying she was “missing out”.

It came after their Strictly friends, pro-dancing couple Janette Manrara, 34, and Aljaz Skorjanec, 27, appeared on Wednesday morning’s Good Morning Britain.

The husband and wife opened up about Gem and Gorka, who met during the last series of the BBC dancing show.

On Wednesday’s GMB, Aljaz sent his love to the new couple (Credit: ITV)

Aljaz was Gemma’s partner on the show last year, and when presenter Susanna mentioned the new relationship, he said: “My lovely Gemma and Gorka the corker, yes… it is beautiful.”

Referring to the delay in them getting together, he added: “It is lovely. But when Strictly is on, it’s so full on, you rehearse… you know how it is.”

The presenters showed him a picture of the couple on the beach and Aljaz laughed, saying: “They did go to the gym right before that was taken!

“So yeah, I wish them all the best, and I love you both.”

The Strictly dancers were on GMB to talk about their new UK tour (Credit: ITV)

As they signed off, presenter Charlotte Hawkins cheekily added: “Strictly wedding, who knows?” as Janette and Aljaz laughed.

Former Hollyoaks and Emmerdale actress, Gemma confirmed she was watching the segment, posting an excitable video of the TV screen on her InstaStories.

She said: “Look, there they are! Hey partner, hey Janette! Miss you! Aww.”

It comes after the loved-up pair FINALLY confirmed their much-speculated-about romance on Valentine’s Day.

Read more: This Emmerdale-meets-Strictly romance is still very much ON

And on Monday, Gem revealed when their friendship turned into something more.

Returning to her Key 103 breakfast show on Monday morning, Gemma was quizzed by her co-hosts on the new romance – which only blossomed during the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour in January!

Gemma explained: “I have known him for nearly six months now but during the show we only saw each other at the weekend.

“Obviously everyone was saying we were together but we genuinely weren’t. We saw each other at the weekends because he was training in London and I was in Manchester.

“We would just go for coffees and stuff on Sunday – not every Sunday – but you can’t get to know someone just by seeing them on a weekend.

“It wasn’t until the tour started and we were together all the time that we were like, ‘Oh, this could work.’ And it did. So far!”

Gemma giggled when she was asked “what is it about the bendy 27-year-old dancer that really appealed” to her.

She replied: “He’s very funny. I like the fact he’s funny and he makes me laugh.”

The TV star went on to say she thinks the long-distance will work in their favour.

“He’s in London and I’m in Manchester and I think that’s a good thing as you both have to make the effort to see each other,” she said.

Gemma said she and Gorka FaceTime every day, adding: “He is very lovely.”

She also insisted the couple never lied to anyone about their relationship when Strictly was on screen last year.

She explained: “Someone messaged me and said, ‘I can’t believe you lied to us and were together the whole time’ but we weren’t. I would never get with someone that quickly.

“I think the reason it’s nice is we’ve known each other for six months now before it came to anything.”

Keep the adorable selfies coming, you guys.

Read more: So when exactly did Strictly stars Gemma and Gorka start dating?

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