Love Island’s Gabby Allen’s mum speaks to heat about how much she lurves Marcel

Us too, Gabby’s mum

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by Polly Foreman |
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Our Love Island obsession is reaching worrying levels, and we basically spend every waking moment watching / talking about / dreaming about the show.

Undoubtedly one of our fave aspects of the whole thing is Gabby Allen and Marcel Somerville, who are firm favourites to win the show and just a perfect couple in every way.

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heat caught up with Gabby’s mum, Paula Allen, to see what she makes of her daughte’r new beau.

Gabby has admitted to feeling low about her looks. Did Marcel do a good job in reassuring her?

Definitely. The way he dealt with her having a meltdown proved that he’s really mature. You can see there is a huge bond there; I think they’re so well-suited. He’s bright enough to understand her insecurities - she’s really found herself a gem.

Is she ready for a serious relationship?

Yes, she’s 25 and I’m always telling her to date somebody older. Marcel is 31, so hopefully he’s ready to commit to a proper relationship, which Gabby really wants and needs. Working in London can be a lonely place and all her friends are in relationships. Marcel’s come along saying all the right things. I just can’t wait for them to come out and have a proper relationship.

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And you’ve already made friends with the in-laws!

Yes, Gabby and Marcel will be gobsmacked when they come out! Marcel’s mum Corleta and I text every day. You can see where he gets his good qualities from, she’s lovely. That’s it for me – I want a wedding.

Read the full interview with Gabby’s mum in this week’s heat mag – OUT NOW!

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