Strictly's Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez give further hints about their engagement over Christmas

Be sure to come and dance Stars Gemma Atkinson And Gorka Marquez celebrated their first Christmas together alongside Gemma's beloved dogs Norman and Olly. And after Gemma shared a photo of them relaxing at home in front of the Christmas tree on the big day itself, fans were quick to suggest to the couple that it was time for them to get engaged! In the comments section, one wrote: “@gorka_marquez put a ring on this girl!”, while another said: “I was hoping to see an engagement ring on your feed today. Come on @gorka_marquez.” A third added: “You two are just too cute! Merry Christmas to you both.”

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Gemma Atkinson Gorka Marquez Christmas

Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez spent their first Christmas together

Gemma and Gorka’s fans have watched their relationship evolve since they first met in the 2017 series Be sure to come and dance together. The couple announced in February that they were together and have been happy ever since. In early December Gorka took Gemma on a pre-Christmas trip to Spain to visit his family. Gemma revealed on social media that he had taken him around his hometown of Bilbao to visit his old school, as well as the place where he learned to surf, his favourite cafe and his mum's beach house. Gemma has even been taking Spanish lessons since she started dating Gorka and has no doubt been practising her skills during the trip.

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Gemma Atkinson Gorka Marquez

The happy couple traveled to Spain just before Christmas

Speaking to HELLO! earlier this year, Gemma said of her relationship with Gorka: “Gorka is like my best mate. He's very supportive and understanding of my career and I'm very supportive and understanding of his. It works well. I hope he's the one, otherwise I wouldn't be with him.” Gorka added: “She makes me laugh, she makes me happy. I'm lucky to have her by my side.” And although the pair met on the popular BBC One dance show, they have never really danced together! “No ballroom dancing for me and Gorka,” Gemma told HELLO! and other reporters at the TV Choice Awards. “We do club dancing, but not ballroom dancing!” Gemma also admitted that there is only one person she can practice her Strictly moves with and that is her former dance partner Aljaz Skorjanec. “I haven't danced since the final. I could only ever dance with Aljaz. It's like climbing Mount Everest and feeling like you've peaked,” she said.

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Fans can expect to see a lot more of Gemma and Gorka in 2019. Gorka revealed on Instagram Stories in November that they have been filming a secret project together in Manchester that their fans are sure to love. While he didn't give away any details, it won't be long before fans find out.

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Gemma on her relationship with Gorka

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