Strictly star Gemma Atkinson SHOCKS boyfriend Gorka Marquez by gushing over ...

Gemma Atkinson, 34, showed her cheeky side during a funny exchange with boyfriend Gorka Marquez, 28, on Instagram yesterday. The actress appeared on the Strictly Come Dancing professional’s story in view of his 351,000 followers last night and appeared to issue a low blow about her other half’s dancing skills. Ahead of Gorka’s opening night on the Strictly Come Dancing - The Professionals Tour, he turned to his pregnant girlfriend for a confidence boost. The Ballroom and Latin champ addressed Gemma in the video as he asked: “Are you coming tomorrow to watch the show?”

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The former soap star excitedly replied: “Yes, I’m going to heckle on the front row!”

However, the sweet conversation suddenly took a funny turn when Gemma seized the opportunity to poke fun at Gorka when he wondered: “Who’s your favourite?”

The former Strictly contestant then began to gush over Italian dancer Giovanni Pernice, 28, as she jokingly claimed he was her “favourite” from the BBC show.

Gorka, who appeared to be stunned over his girlfriend’s revelation, simply exclaimed: “What?”, as his face fell in disappointment.

Gemma couldn’t contain her glee after seeing Gorka’s shocked response and could be heard giggling away in the background.

Elsewhere the couple, who are expecting their first baby together, have been exchanging sweet messages on the social media platform while Gorka spent time away from their shared home to

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