Gemma Atkinson picks up flowers on a shopping trip as she continues living away from her Strictly bubble-bound beau Gorka Marquez
She admitted earlier this year that her ‘body doesn’t look like it did before’, as she candidly discussed how her figure has changed since becoming a mother.
Yet Gemma Atkinson was masking her fame on Saturday as she enjoyed a spot of shopping with her daughter, Mia, 15 months, and her parents.
The former Emmerdale star, 35, was seen carrying a bunch of bright flowers as she exited The Trafford Centre in Manchester, while her dancing husband, Gorka Marquez, is away filming the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Cut a casual figure: Gemma Atkinson showcased her slim physique as she enjoyed a spot of shopping on Saturday with her daughter, Mia, 15 months, and her parents
Gemma displayed her slender pins in black skinny jeans which she paired with a denim shirt and corduroy jacket in a strawberry hue.
She let her natural beauty shine through with a minimal make-up look, and left her blonde tresses in a straight style.
Gemma shares her toddler daughter with Strictly dancing professional, Gorka, 30.
Due to the pandemic, he is currently away having formed a social bubble with his on-screen partner, Maisie Smith, so they can compete in the BBC show.
Apart: The former Emmerdale actress, 35, was seen exiting The Trafford Centre in Manchester, while her partner, Gorka Marquez, is away filming the new series of Strictly Come Dancing
According to the Gemma- who met Gorka on the show- she isn’t scared that the Strictly ‘curse’ will hit her, as she shared her excitement on social media on Saturday when the dancing duo made their debut.
Sharing a picture of Gorka and Maisie, 19, on her Instagram account, Gemma said: ‘Show day! Can’t wait to see Gorks & maisie samba’.
She than shared a clip of the pair in a post-dance interview with Claudia Winkleman, which she captioned: ‘YES,’ alongside clapping emojis and a gif of Sofía Vergara.
Couple: Gemma shares her daughter with Strictly dancing professional, Gorka, 30, (pictured in 2019) who is away, having formed a social bubble with his on-screen partner, Maisie Smith
Applause: The Strictly duo made their debut on Saturday night’s episode, with Gemma showing her support as shared a post-dance interview clip and said: ‘YES,’ alongside clapping emojis
Gorka and Maisie scored 24 points and finished the first show in second place on the leader board, thanks to their energy-filled Samba.
Singer, HRVY, 21, beat the duo to the top spot as he scored 25 points for his Jive performance with professional dancer, Janette Manrara.
Strictly judge, Motsi Mabuse, praised their debut as ‘the best first dance I’ve ever seen’, while Shirley Ballas claimed he’s ‘the one to watch’.
Points: Gorka and Maisie finished the first show in second place on the leader board while singer, HRVY, 21, took the lead as he scored 25 points for his dance with Janette Manrara