Malin Andersson broke the strict Tier 4 travel ban to jet off from London to Dubai for a holiday, on Monday.
The Love Islander, 28, flaunted her sun-soaked getaway as she displayed her sensational curves in a yellow ruffled bikini in an post shared to Instagram, before giving her followers an insight into her poolside fun.
Malin documented her journey from London’s Heathrow Airport, and the fun antics with friends which ensued once she landed in the UAE on Tuesday morning.
On December 18th – before vast swathes of England were put under Tier 4 lockdown restrictions – the Love Islander revealed plans to fly to Dubai the following week for Christmas, because ‘it’s so depressing here.’
Rule breaker: On Monday, Malin Andersson, 28, broke the strict Tier 4 travel ban to jet off from London to Dubai for a holiday and flaunted her jaunt as she posted a bikini snap to Instagram
Explaining the reason for her trip to her Instagram followers, she wrote: ‘Travelling on my own. To get away, be on my own. Fast forward Consy’s birthday, Christmas and pray for a nicer year x.’
On Tuesday, the influencer shared a photograph of herself sitting on the edge of her private pool at the Five Jumeirah Village in an eye-catching yellow bikini.
Later in the afternoon, Malin posted multiple videos and GIFs of herself relaxing at the hotel’s communal pool with men and women.
Fun in the sun: The Love Islander displayed her sensational curves in a yellow ruffled bikini as she relaxed at Five Jumeirah Village’s communal pool with men and women
Social media star: Malin documented her journey from London’s Heathrow Airport on Monday
‘To get away, be on my own’: The social media star explained the reason for her trip to her Instagram followers
Up, up and away: On Sunday vast swathes of England were put under Tier 4 lockdown restrictions but that didn’t stop Malin from going ahead with her holiday plans
Travelling to Dubai from the UK: what are the rules?
- As of Sunday 20th December, if you live in a Tier 4 area, you can only travel internationally – or within the UK – where you first have a legally permitted reason to leave home
- If you live outside a Tier 4 area you may still transit into or through a Tier 4 area to travel abroad if you need to, but you should carefully consider whether you need to do so
- In addition, you should follow the public health advice in the country you’re visiting and should look at the rules in place at your destination and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) travel advice
- UK residents currently abroad do not need to return home immediately. However, you should check with your airline or travel operator on arrangements for returning
- For foreign nationals, if you are a resident in a Tier 4 area you are subject to the ‘Stay at Home’ regulations.
- You should not travel abroad unless it is permitted If you are visiting the UK and are in a Tier 4 area, you may return home
- You should check whether there are any restrictions in place at your destination
- Dubai is one of around ten countries which are now welcoming Brits without a quarantine on either side
- Visitors must be required to fill out a ‘health declaration’ form and provide valid health insurance on arrival
- Brits must present a negative PCR test result from within the past 96 hours, or take a test at the airport
In one GIF, the star could be seen with her hand placed on a man’s leg, while in another she posed with a pouting female friend.
Heathrow, the whole of London, most of Essex, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire (amongst other areas of England) went into strict Tier 4 lockdown restrictions on Sunday.
According to the government rules, in regards to international travel: ‘If you live in a Tier 4 area, you can only travel internationally – or within the UK – where you first have a legally permitted reason to leave home.’
MailOnline has contacted Malin Andersson’s representatives for comment.
Time in the sunshine: Later in the afternoon, Malin posted multiple videos and GIFs of herself relaxing at the hotel’s communal pool with men and women
Up close and personal: In one GIF, the star could be seen with her hand placed on a man’s leg
The past few years have been incredibly tough for Malin, and just last week her violent ex was freed from prison following an attack in which he broke her hand, leaving the Love Islander to up the security on her London home.
Tom Kemp, 28, was jailed at Aylesbury Crown Court in September after admitting to actual bodily harm, which left the reality star ‘black and blue’.
The Sun reported that he has served three months of a ten month sentence and will serve the remaining seven months of his term on Home Detention Curfew.
Wow! Malin switched into a light blue bikini and lounged at her private pool before joining a friend for some girltime
Kisses from Dubai: In another GIF, she posed with a pouting female friend
Malin previously accused ‘narcissistic’ Kemp of being abusive in Instagram posts last year and shared pictures of herself with a cut cheek and bloodied nose.
But Kemp, from Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, denied the claims at the time, branding her a ‘liar with mental health issues’.
Following the news of Tom’s release and before Tier 4 was introduced across huge parts of England, Malin took to Instagram Stories and said she was jetting to Dubai for Christmas because it’s ‘so depressing here,’ and said ‘that’s all I’ve got to say.’
Malin and Kemp had an on-off romance, splitting briefly during her pregnancy, amid claims Kemp had been unfaithful to her, but reconciling shortly before the birth.
Not too shabby! Malin gave her followers a glimpse of her stunning hotel suite complete with a private outdoor pool and personalised cushions
A lot to deal with: On Friday, before Tier 4 was introduced, Malin revealed her plans to have Christmas in Dubai because it’s ‘so depressing here’ and said ‘that’s all I’ve got to say’
Their baby daughter Consy was born seven weeks premature in December 2018 and was being treated at Great Ormond Street hospital, but sadly passed away aged four weeks on 22 January, 2019.
In March they split again, with Malin admitting it was better to end things between them as she and her partner struggled with their grief.
In October, Malin told how she believes the physical abuse Tom subjected her to while she was pregnant was a factor behind her daughter’s death at just one month old.
She revealed Kemp ‘slapped and punched’ her while she was six months pregnant, causing her to fall on her back and her stomach to hit the side of a bed.
Speaking to The Sun, Malin said she is convinced the incident contributed to Consy’s death as after a few days, she noticed she wasn’t moving around as much.
Sentenced: The past few years have been incredibly tough for Malin, and just last week her violent ex Tom, 28, was freed from prison following an attack in which he broke her hand (pictured together in April 2019)
Horrific: Malin previously shared pictures of her injuries on social media, which included a broken hand, a bloodied nose and a bruised cheek
A month later, the movements reduced again and Malin insisted Kemp drive her to the hospital where doctors discovered Consy’s irregular heartbeat, leading her to have an emergency cesarean that day at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
She said: ‘When Tom threw me about, I’d tense my stomach so much, I could feel her pausing inside me. The doctors didn’t understand what happened to her, but I know in my heart.’
In June last year, Malin posted a lengthy Instagram post, captioned: ‘The third and final lot, I am NOT a victim anymore.’
Calling their romance ‘toxic and unhealthy’, she said ‘it has been an ongoing battle to emotionally let go as dealing with the grief from both my mum and daughter I’ve had him as my comforter.’
Injuries: Tom Kemp left Malin with broken bones and bruises in a violent tirade
Accusing Kemp of emotional and physical abuse she said: ‘Including being spat at, hit, pushed, kicked, scratched, spoken down to, controlled, manipulated, cheated and so much more I experienced the worst pain yet to come last night.’
Malin claimed she had received a phone call from a woman asking why the star had been texting her ‘boyfriend.’
She wrote: ‘After a calm and collected call with her we had finally came to the confirmation they have been speaking since January (when our daughter was in intensive care).’
‘While I’ve been focusing on my mental health I’ve been receiving multiple emails, calls, texts from one extreme to the other (I’m a bad mum, my mum hates me I’m going to hell to the extreme of I love you I can’t be without you etc.
‘This ladies is a fine example of a narcissistic man. I will NOT be another victim to domestic violence, I will not be beaten mentally or physically when I’ve fought through so much worse than this.
Adding that she was ‘exhausted, heartbroken and confused’ she urged her followers to ‘listen to your gut and learn to love yourself.’
Shocking: Malin said ‘it has been an ongoing battle to emotionally let go as dealing with the grief from both my mum and daughter I’ve had him as my comforter’
Malin then told MailOnline: ‘Tom is clearly embarrassed about his behaviour and will say anything he can to defend himself.
‘I don’t want to get into a slanging match with him, I know the truth as do his family (who coincidentally are supporting me), but I share everything with my followers, the good, bad and ugly.
‘I have gone through some of the worst pain imaginable over the past couple of years and if me speaking out and showing my strength can help even one person in a similar situation and encourage them to leave an unhealthy relationship then it’s worth any negative things he has to say about me. I will not be mistreated any longer.’
Malin also discussed the long-lasting effects she had suffered as part of her abusive relationship, revealing that she now suffers sleepless nights due to the post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) she deals with following the abuse.
She said that as well as the physically violence, Tom mentally abused and manipulated and her ex would say things about her late daughter and mother.
Describing her ordeal to the Sun, Malin said: ‘You just feel helplessness, hopelessness, sadness, depression, anxiety.
‘The emotional abuse stays with you a lot longer than the physical. It takes a long, long time to heal. ‘It’s horrible because it’s almost like you’re in a prison.’
Malin’s daughter died a year after she lost her mother Consy-Gloria to stomach cancer.
The reality personality says her abuser would even say things about them to her following her tragic loss, as he aimed to get to her ‘where it hurt’.
She explained: ‘You don’t have any worth, you doubt yourself, you second-guess everything, you become apologetic and confused. You almost feel like you’re losing your mind’
Claim: Malin posted a lengthy Instagram post earlier in the year, captioned: ‘The third and final lot, I am NOT a victim anymore’
Malin said that in the early days of their relationship he would lavish her with gifts and compliments, but his personality soon switched and he would throw things that were in his hands, such as a bottle of water, out of anger.
However she added that she would end up feeling sorry for him after he began crying and apologising for his actions.
Speaking after Kemp’s conviction in September, a friend of Malin had told The Mirror: ‘Her nightmare is over at last.’
The star told a friend that she ‘couldn’t move for about two weeks’ after the attack, and Malin herself told The Sun: ‘You just feel helplessness, hopelessness, sadness, depression, anxiety.
‘The emotional abuse stays with you a lot longer than the physical. It takes a long, long time to heal.’
If you are a victim of domestic abuse, call Refuge’s freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247
‘I’m sorry you believed you were unworthy’: On Thursday, Malin posted this message on social media in which she discussed apologising to her former self