Yay - I'm A Celeb's budding young lovers Ferne McCann and George Shelley get the go-ahead from George's mum

No matter how old you are, whether or not your mum likes the person you’re dating can have a big effect on the future of the relationship.

Luckily for I’m A Celeb cuties George Shelley and Ferne McCann, they’ve been given a massive green light to take their flirtation to the next level, as George’s mum definitely approves!

In footage from the I’m A Celebrity… Coming Out programme, the Union J singer rides in a car from the camp with his mum, Toni Harris. After presenting him with a greatly appreciated Topic chocolate bar (‘That’s incredible mum! Mum, thank you so much!’), Toni wastes no time in bringing up the obvious topic…

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‘You’ve been having erotic hand massages…’ Toni teases.

A blushing George doesn’t know what to say – understandably. ‘Me and Ferne just clicked and I don’t know, because you’re in the jungle you don’t really know how you feel. I think we’re going to spend some time outside and gather our thoughts.’


But it seems as if they are still firmly in each other’s thoughts, days after leaving the jungle. Ferne McCann posted a very sweet Instagram picture of the two on Tuesday, stating that she was having separation anxiety. Aww!

‘She’s pretty beautiful,’ George’s mum continues, to which George replies, ‘She’s gorgeous, I love her.’

‘Yes, she was my girl crush,’ George’s mum jokingly admits.

Ooh la la – George, you better step up to the plate and make it official with Ferne soon – looks like you’ve got some competition!

Nicole Vassell