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Laura Anderson spends time with Gary Lucy while Pete Wicks cosies up to mystery blonde

Laura Anderson looked in good spirits as she chatted to Gary Lucy as the pair filmed Celebs Go Dating together in Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

The former Love Island star, 33, who has been spotted getting cosy with The Bill actor, 40, wrapped up in a bright fuchsia coat as the pair went to Adventure Island for filming.

Joining them was TOWIE star Pete Wicks who put on a loved-up display with a mystery blonde as they linked arms while strolling around the theme park.

Filming: Laura Anderson looked in good spirits as she chatted to Gary Lucy as the pair filmed Celebs Go Dating together in Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Pete, 33, and his date looked on cloud nine as they were spotted laughing and joking together before they tried out the attractions.

The reality star was dressed casually in a white vest top with a black leather jacket and a pair of blue jeans.

His date looked sensational in a white crop top which she paired with a dark grey mini skirt.

Adding height to her frame with a pair of white ankle boots, she completed her look by styling her blonde locks into loose curls

Cosy: Joining them was TOWIE star Pete Wicks who put on a loved-up display with a mystery blonde as they linked arms while strolling around the theme park

Cosy: Joining them was TOWIE star Pete Wicks who put on a loved-up display with a mystery blonde as they linked arms while strolling around the theme park

All smiles: The former Love Island star, 33, who has been spotted getting cosy with The Bill actor, 40, wrapped up in a bright fuchsia coat as the pair went to Adventure Island for filming

All smiles: The former Love Island star, 33, who has been spotted getting cosy with The Bill actor, 40, wrapped up in a bright fuchsia coat as the pair went to Adventure Island for filming

The filming comes after Laura claimed she is ‘staying positive’ after announcing her split from her now ex-boyfriend Dane Bowers last month.

The reality star and ex pop singer Dane, 42, went their separate ways after first striking up a relationship in 2017 before rekindling in 2021.

Laura packed up her belongings and moved out of the Dubai home she shared with Dane just days after announcing their separation.

When asked how she’s doing after the break-up and following her move back to the UK, she told the Mirror: ‘I’m good. Just being positive. Moving forward with life, you’ve got to. Happy to be back in the UK and just working. I feel really good.’

Date: Pete, 33, and his date looked on cloud nine as they were spotted laughing and joking together before they tried out the attractions

Date: Pete, 33, and his date looked on cloud nine as they were spotted laughing and joking together before they tried out the attractions

Day out: The reality star was dressed casually in a white vest top with a black leather jacket and a pair of blue jeans

Day out: The reality star was dressed casually in a white vest top with a black leather jacket and a pair of blue jeans

Outfit: His date looked sensational in a white crop top which she paired with a dark grey mini skirt

Outfit: His date looked sensational in a white crop top which she paired with a dark grey mini skirt

On/off: Pete's date comes after he was recently thought to have rekindled his romance with Ella (pictured)

On/off: Pete’s date comes after he was recently thought to have rekindled his romance with Ella (pictured)  

Laura previously said she was living out of her suitcases after splitting from Dane but she is now back in the UK and is particularly glad to be settling back in to her home nation of Scotland.

She added: ‘I’m glad to be back in the UK in general and be in Scotland, so maybe some exciting things there.’

According to The Sun, Celebs Go Dating bosses were keen for her to appear on an upcoming series as soon as they heard she was single again.

A source told the publication: ‘Laura is the latest star to sign up for Celebs Go Dating – and she’s only been single for a matter of hours.

‘She is a great addition to the line-up and will be really entertaining on screen.

‘Dane might not be too impressed to see her trying to snare another bloke on national television – especially because their break up is so fresh.’ 

Loved-up: Laura grinned from ear to ear as she and Gary enjoyed some alone time at the carnival

Loved-up: Laura grinned from ear to ear as she and Gary enjoyed some alone time at the carnival 

Love life: Meanwhile, Pete's date with his mystery blonde comes just days after he was thought to have rekindled his romance with fellow TOWIE star Ella Rae Wise

Relationship: The pair looked to have rekindled their flame as they were also seen enjoying a kiss and cosy embrace after the ITV Summer Party last month

Love life: Meanwhile, Pete’s date with his mystery blonde comes just days after he was thought to have rekindled his romance with fellow TOWIE star Ella Rae Wise

Pete and Ella had a steamy smooch outside Stringfellows in central London, after their brief romance during last year's series of TOWIE swiftly fizzled out over their 11-year age gap

Pete and Ella had a steamy smooch outside Stringfellows in central London, after their brief romance during last year’s series of TOWIE swiftly fizzled out over their 11-year age gap

Breakup: The filming comes after Laura claimed she is 'staying positive' after announcing her split from her now ex-boyfriend Dane Bowers last month

Breakup: The filming comes after Laura claimed she is ‘staying positive’ after announcing her split from her now ex-boyfriend Dane Bowers last month

Meanwhile, Pete’s date with his mystery blonde comes soon after he was thought to have rekindled his romance with fellow TOWIE star Ella Rae Wise.

The pair looked to have rekindled their flame as they were also seen enjoying a kiss and cosy embrace after the ITV Summer Party last month.

The blonde beauty and the tattooed hunk had a steamy smooch outside Stringfellows in central London, after their brief romance during last year’s series of TOWIE swiftly fizzled out over their 11-year age gap.

Candid: Ella, 22, admitted her concerns over 'what people will think' about her relationship with Pete but admitted that she is 'more mature than her age'

Candid: Ella, 22, admitted her concerns over ‘what people will think’ about her relationship with Pete but admitted that she is ‘more mature than her age’

Co-stars: Also present for filming was former Love Island winner Liam Reardon who is taking part in the show after his split from Millie Court

Co-stars: Also present for filming was former Love Island winner Liam Reardon who is taking part in the show after his split from Millie Court 

The reality star and ex pop singer Dane, 42, went their separate ways after first striking up a relationship in 2017 before rekindling in 2021

The reality star and ex pop singer Dane, 42, went their separate ways after first striking up a relationship in 2017 before rekindling in 2021

Ella, 22, admitted her concerns over ‘what people will think’ about her relationship with Pete but admitted that she is ‘more mature than her age’. 

She told The Sun: ‘He is 11 years older than me. It is quite a bit,’ before confessing that Pete worries about outside opinions. 

‘It’s hard because in my head I am not 21, I feel like I am more mature than my age and I get that from people too. 

‘Even Pete doesn’t feel like he’s talking to a 21-year-old when he talks to me.’

Ella also expressed her fears about the pair not being able to stay friends if their romance didn’t work out, saying she isn’t sure if Pete is ‘looking for a relationship’. 

Experts: Dating experts Paul Carrick Brunson and Anna Williamson (right)

Experts: Dating experts Paul Carrick Brunson and Anna Williamson (right) 

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