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‘Things have become serious!’ Strictly’s Giovanni Pernice is MOVING IN with Maura Higgins

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Things have become serious!’ Strictly’s Giovanni Pernice is MOVING IN with Maura Higgins as the couple begin looking for their own place so they can ‘always be together’


The pair started dating over the summer and sources say the Italian has been left ‘lovestruck’ by the Irish beauty. 

And now MailOnline can reveal that Giovanni Pernice, 31, is moving in with Maura Higgins, 30, and the couple aim to begin looking for their own place imminently, so that they can ‘always be together’. 

The hunky Strictly dancer is said to be ready to take the next step in his relationship with his Love Island girlfriend, with an insider revealing that ‘things have become serious very quickly’ between the pair.

EXCLUSIVE: Giovanni Pernice, 31, is moving in with Maura Higgins, 30, and the couple aim to begin looking for their own place imminently, so that they can ‘always be together’

A source said: ‘Things have become serious very quickly between Maura and Gio and they are now ready to move things up a level by getting their own place.

‘They both lead incredibly busy lives and spend a lot of time on the road working – so having somewhere they can come back to and always be together is incredibly important.

‘They have been talking about it and would like to start looking as soon as they can.’   

Giovanni’s representatives declined to comment when contacted by MailOnline. MailOnline has contacted Maura’s representatives for comment. 

It's serious! The Strictly dancer is said to be ready to take the next step in their relationship, with an insider revealing that 'things have become serious very quickly' between the pair

It’s serious! The Strictly dancer is said to be ready to take the next step in their relationship, with an insider revealing that ‘things have become serious very quickly’ between the pair

The next step: 'They have been talking about it and would like to start looking as soon as they can' revealed the insider

The next step: ‘They have been talking about it and would like to start looking as soon as they can’ revealed the insider

It comes after it was claimed that Giovanni is utterly ‘love-struck’ by his Love Island girlfriend, so much so that the professional dancer’s friends are convinced he’s going to ‘pop the question’.

New reports about their hot-and-heavy romance confirm Maura ‘comes before anything else’ in Giovanni’s life, with a source close to the Italian hunk saying the brunette bombshell ‘is the one’.

A source told The Sun: ‘None of his mates have seen him like this before and Maura has become really close to Giovanni’s friends as well.’

They added: ‘Nobody would be surprised if they end up getting married because Giovanni has been saying she is the one he wants to be with forever.’   

True love: It comes after it was claimed Giovanni is utterly 'love-struck' by his girlfriend, so much so that the professional dancer's friends are convinced he's going to 'pop the question'

True love: It comes after it was claimed Giovanni is utterly ‘love-struck’ by his girlfriend, so much so that the professional dancer’s friends are convinced he’s going to ‘pop the question’

Sweet: A source said: 'None of his mates have seen him like this before and Maura has become really close to Giovanni's friends as well'

Sweet: A source said: ‘None of his mates have seen him like this before and Maura has become really close to Giovanni’s friends as well’

The source also noted that Maura is ‘always’ on the set of Strictly Come Dancing supporting her new beau. 

They added that Giovanni has fallen for the Irish stunner with ‘incredible’ speed.

It comes after Maura shared a snap of a sweet romantic note left for her by her dancer boyfriend on Saturday. 

The former Love Island star took to her Instagram Story to show her followers the letter from Giovanni as he went to prepare for his dance with EastEnders’ Rose Ayling-Ellis, 26.    

He wrote: ‘Have a good day princess! I love you so much. Ti ado di piu (I adore you more) !! Yours forever.’ 

Love: Maura shared a snap of a sweet romantic note left for her by her dancer boyfriend Giovanni on Saturday

Love: Maura shared a snap of a sweet romantic note left for her by her dancer boyfriend Giovanni on Saturday 

Cute: He wrote: 'Have a good day princess! I love you so much. Ti ado di piu [I adore you more]!! Yours forever'

Cute: He wrote: ‘Have a good day princess! I love you so much. Ti ado di piu [I adore you more]!! Yours forever’

Also on Friday she shared a cute snap with her beau as they both donned all-black outfits and kissed in the rain during a recent date night.

She simply captioned the picture: ‘Moments’ along with a black heart emoji. 

Maura has thrown her support behind Giovanni and Rose, wishing them luck ahead of the first dance of the series last week.

Alongside a photograph of the pair, she said: ‘The very best of luck to you both tonight. I know you will absolutely smash it.’

Kind: Maura also shared a snap of Rose and Giovanni ahead of their salsa performance

Kind: Maura also shared a snap of Rose and Giovanni ahead of their salsa performance

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