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Little Mix fans shocked as they spot Leigh Anne Pinnock’s mum Debbie on First Dates Hotel

Eagle-eyed Little Mix fans are shocked as they spot Leigh Anne Pinnock’s mum Debbie searching for love on First Dates Hotel

Little Mix fans spotted a familiar face as they tuned into Tuesday’s episode of First Dates Hotel – Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s mum.

Debbie, who is a school history teacher, was seen searching for love on the Channel 4 blind dating show – which jets singles off to a luxury resort in Italy.

The mother-of-three opened up about her close relationship with Leigh-Anne during the show, admitting ‘she’ll always be my baby’ as she explained her as ‘a normal girl underneath the fame’. 

Familiar face! Eagle-eyed Little Mix fans are shocked as they spot Leigh Anne Pinnock’s mum Debbie searching for love on First Dates Hotel

Admitting she was hoping to meet ‘the man of my dreams’ on the show, Debbie facetimed her famous daughter for a catch up before meeting her mystery date.

‘Are you excited? Gonna find the man of your dreams?’ questioned the Shout Out To My Ex singer, as her mum replied: ‘I hope he is the man of my dreams, can you imagine if he is?’

Leigh-Anne continued: ‘I’ve got a good feeling about this mum, It’s gonna be good,’ before questioning what her mum was wearing for the dinner date.

Close: The mother-of-three opened up about her close relationship with Leigh-Anne during the show, admitting 'she'll always be my baby' as she explained her as 'a normal girl underneath the fame'

Close: The mother-of-three opened up about her close relationship with Leigh-Anne during the show, admitting ‘she’ll always be my baby’ as she explained her as ‘a normal girl underneath the fame’

Fame: Leigh-Anne rose to fame in girl band Little Mix, which she is now one third of

Fame: Leigh-Anne rose to fame in girl band Little Mix, which she is now one third of

‘Ooooh I like it. It’s amazing, you look gorgeous,’ gushed the hitmaker as the pair said their goodbyes.

Debbie is also mum to Leigh-Anne’s two older sisters Sian-Louise and Sairah – with their mum detailing ‘My girls are my life, they’re my best friends.’

Debbie was paired with stationery sales manager Rob, as the duo hit it off on the date, with the latter being slightly taken aback by the famous revelation.

But insisting they’re a ‘normal family’, Debbie explained to her date: ‘ She doesn’t get the singing voice from me, but I love singinig. Since shes been a pop star we’ve had some really good fun, we’ve been on tour and gone to america and it’s fun. 

Trio: Debbie is also mum to Leigh-Anne's two older sisters Sian-Louise and Sairah - with their mum detailing 'My girls are my life, they're my best friends'

Trio: Debbie is also mum to Leigh-Anne’s two older sisters Sian-Louise and Sairah – with their mum detailing ‘My girls are my life, they’re my best friends’

Sisters: The trio bear a striking resemblance to one another

Sisters: The trio bear a striking resemblance to one another

‘I’ll never ever get over being the mum of a pop star, I love it. But I need to be normal to keep Leigh-Anne normal. She’s a global star but is always gonna be my baby, we call her lee-lee at home and she’ll always be that little chubby-cheeked shy girl.

She continued: ‘We’re so lucky that she’s done so well, but that’s her life and everyone else gets on with their life. She is famous but she’s a normal girl underneath, and we’re a normal family.’

Rob didn’t appear to be fazed by the fame, as the pair locked lips during the episode and even appeared to continue their romance on return to the UK.

And eagle-eyed viewers of the show took to Twitter to share their shock at Debbie’s appearance, as one posted: ‘Omg Leigh-Anne’s mum was on first dates???’

Despite airing this week, the episode appeared to have been filmed around three years ago, with Debbie referring to Leigh-Anne, who is now 30, as a 27-year-old.

Love blossomed? Debbie's date Rob didn't appear to be fazed by the fame, as the pair locked lips during the episode and even appeared to continue their romance on return to the UK

Love blossomed? Debbie’s date Rob didn’t appear to be fazed by the fame, as the pair locked lips during the episode and even appeared to continue their romance on return to the UK

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