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Maura Higgins Reveals Cute Nickname Giovanni Pernice Calls Her

Maura Higgins Reveals Cute Nickname Giovanni Pernice Calls Her


Love is not dead, everyone – Maura Higgins is still going strong with her dancer beau, Giovanni Pernice.

The Love Island star, 30, went on a romantic bowling date with the Strictly favourite, with the pair going head to head to take down as many pins as possible.

Watch the video here.

And Maura gave her Instagram followers some insight on her relationship with Giovanni, revealing the sugary nicknames the pair call each other.

On the scoreboard, Maura was called “Princess”, where Giovanni had shortened his name to ‘Gio’.

Awww, you guys!

Their playful game of bowling spilled over to their social media, with Giovanni gently ribbing Maura over her skills.

The couple’s date night comes after Giovanni and Maura had a romantic getaway together to celebrate Giovanni’s 31st birthday.

The pair pampered themselves at a luxury five-star resort and luxury spa in London, before cracking open a bottle of champagne to celebrate.

Giovanni and Maura went public with their relationship in August, but the pair are thought to have been together for a while and kept their relationship under wraps.

Giovanni will be back on our screens ever Saturday for the latest series of Strictly Come Dancing.

While it is not been confirmed who his partner will be, he has already reassured everyone that Maura need not worry about the show’s infamous ‘curse’ where people in relationships split and end up with their dance partners.

“Maura is absolutely fine, in the sense that it's not a curse, I'm going to dance with my celeb, and she will be supporting me all the way,” he told Hello! magazine. “Realistically, if you're happy in your relationship there is no reason for the curse. If you're happy with your wife or with your husband, you wouldn't go on Strictly to cheat.

“Maura is beautiful, funny, and she's a very loyal person. We get along very well, we're just enjoying getting to know each other.”



Featured Image Credit: Instagram/maurahiggins

Topics: Love Island, Strictly Come Dancing, Celebrity