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Ryan Phelan celebrates Christmas with Samantha X

He fell in love with Sydney’s most famous escort Samantha X earlier this year.

And Ryan Phelan looked completely smitten with his girlfriend on Sunday, sharing a tender photo of the couple on social media.

The 42-year-old TV journalist posted a snap to Instagram on Sunday, wishing his followers a Merry Christmas.

 

Starry-eyed: Channel Seven’s Ryan Phelan looked completely smitten with his girlfriend, former escort Samantha X, on Sunday, sharing a tender photo of the couple on Instagram

The Channel Seven newsreader took a selfie with Samantha (real name Amanda Goff) accompanied by a holiday greeting for his fans.

‘Hope you are spending it (Christmas) with someone you love,’ he wrote, beaming alongside his ladylove.

Fans of the unlikely couple took to the comments below to show their support.

Smitten:  He fell in love with former escort Samantha X earlier this year

Smitten:  He fell in love with former escort Samantha X earlier this year

‘Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful lady. Absolutely gorgeous photo,’ offered one follower.

‘So happy for you guys,’ added another.

Ryan, who is a father of two grown-up children, revealed he was in a relationship with Samantha last month.

Committed: Ryan, who won the Cleo Bachelor Of The Year title in 2005 and is a father of two adult children, revealed he was in a relationship with Samantha last month

Committed: Ryan, who won the Cleo Bachelor Of The Year title in 2005 and is a father of two adult children, revealed he was in a relationship with Samantha last month

He confirmed he first met the former sex worker while she was on a promotional tour for her latest book.

‘We met when Amanda came in (to Seven) to promote her second book, Back On Top, and I asked her out on a lunch date,’ he told The Sydney Morning Herald.

Back On Top was released on August 28, and Samantha announced she was ‘hanging up the heels’ and retiring as an escort on October 24.

Besotted: He confirmed he first met the former escort while she was working a promotional tour for her new book

Besotted: He confirmed he first met the former escort while she was working a promotional tour for her new book

Hanging up her heels: Back On Top was released on August 28, while Amanda announced she was 'hanging up the heels' and retiring as an escort on October 24

Hanging up her heels: Back On Top was released on August 28, while Amanda announced she was ‘hanging up the heels’ and retiring as an escort on October 24



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