Michelle is glad Jacqui likes her fiancé
Michelle Keegan, 24, drove her mum to despair by dating bad boys as a kid, but those days are long gone.
Jacqui, 50, a cleaning company manager, adores Michelle‘s fiancé, The Wanted‘s Max George, and the Corrie star’s now a model daughter.
‘Mum didn’t always like my boyfriends,’ recalls Michelle. ‘She’d tell me to finish with them, but I refused and learnt the hard way.
‘She never said: “I told you so,” though.
‘Mum loves Max. They really get on and she doesn’t always take my side in an argument.’
And Jacqui loves The Wanted‘s music.
‘Max is a lovely lad and very family-oriented,’ she says. ‘We all went to see him on tour in Liverpool.
‘But it can be hard being in the public eye. I knew Michelle would feel bad when she read those stories about her and Max splitting up – all because she wasn’t wearing her ring or something.
‘You feel like screaming: “Give them space!”‘
Read more about Michelle Keegan‘s relationship with her mum in the latest issue of Now magazine dated 19 March 2012 – out now!
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