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Inside Laura Anderson and Gary Lucy’s relationship as they announce they’re expecting a baby

They’ve known each other since summer 2022


Laura Anderson and Gary Lucy recently announced they are expecting their first child together. The pair met on Celebs Go Dating in 2022 and their relationships has been incredibly rocky ever since.

Laura had previously been trying for a baby via IVF with her ex-partner Dane Bowers before they split up. Laura met Gary while they both celebs participating on the show together. Since the pregnancy news was announced, it has been revealed that they aren’t even together anymore. Here’s everything you need to know about Gary Lucy and Laura Anderson’s rocky relationship:

August 2022 – They met whilst filming Celebs Go Dating

Gary Lucy Laura Anderson's relationship

via Instagram @lauraanderson1x

Gary Lucy and Laura Anderson’s relationship began in the summer of 2022. They both starred on the latest season of Channel 4’s Celebs Go Dating. Laura was spotted heading into the Celebs Go Dating office just three days after she had announced her split from Dane Bowers.

In an Instagram post announcing the news, Laura said: “Just to let all my beautiful supporters on here know that unfortunately Dane and I have decided to separate. Sadly we’re just not right for each other but I do wish him nothing but love. I will be moving back to the UK as soon as I can.”

August/September 2022 – Gary and Lucy went on a masterclass on Celebs Go Dating

Gary and Laura ended up going on a masterclass together while filming on the show after a series of failed dates. They then hit it off and the rest is history.

December 2022 – They spent the Christmas period together

Gary Lucy Laura Anderson's relationship

via Instagram @lauraanderson1x

The pair then spent the Christmas holiday period together. On Boxing Day, Gary was in a car accident and shared a photo of his smashed car and said “someone was watching over me today.” Gary managed to recover and had a swollen knee as a result of the crash.

January 2023 – Rumours began to spread they had split up a month later

In the new year, Laura’s cryptic Instagram posts began to fuel rumours that she and Gary had split up. In a post to her Instagram story, Laura said: “I know I’ve been a little quiet on here and not myself this week or so. I’m going through a very difficult time, I actually don’t think I’ve ever felt so stressed in my life.

In the new year, Laura’s cryptic Instagram posts began to fuel rumours that she and Gary had split up. In a post to her Instagram story, Laura said: “I know I’ve been a little quiet on here and not myself this week or so. I’m going through a very difficult time, I actually don’t think I’ve ever felt so stressed in my life.

Laura announced she was expecting her first child with Gary Lucy. In a sweet Instagram post, Laura shared photos of her at her first scan along with videos of her dog cuddling up to her baby bump. She captioned the post: “Our hearts are full. Baby Lucy due Summer 2023.”

February 2023 – Gary confirmed they had split up

The Sun reported that Laura had dumped Gary just two weeks before her pregnancy announcement and he was “desperate” to win her back. Gary confirmed the pair had broken up and said: “I love Laura but we are no longer together. My main drive as always is to work together to co-parent our child. I look forward to the arrival of the new baby.”

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