Lee Ryan feels he could have a special connection with spiritual Sam

Lee Ryan may appear besotted with glamour model Casey Batchelor on Celebrity Big Brother but he secretly wants to get it on with potential soul mate Sam Faiers, Now can reveal.

Sam, who has quit TOWIE, has posted sexy selfies online that have impressed Lee but it’s not just her bod he appreciates!

Talking about her new bod, Lee, 30, says: I respect Sam. She looks after herself and has the determination to get where she wants to be.’

We hear Lee, who’s also been through an intense fitness regime for CBB, has told pals Sam, 23, is definitely his type – even though he previously had a crush on her co-star Lucy Mecklenburgh.

He did fancy Lucy, but he thinks he could have a real bond with Sam,’ says a source.

They’re both quite spiritual – Sam wears a bracelet with a precious crystal that calms her and Lee has a similar one.

‘He told me he’s aiming to become her gym buddy in the house.

‘He’s ready for a girlfriend, so I think he’s hoping they’ll get on well.’

Read more about Celebrity Big Brother in this week’s Now magazine dated 13 January 2014 – download the digital edition now!

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