Inside Frankie Bridge's Romance With Former Flame Dougie Poynter
23 November 2021, 16:52 | Updated: 23 November 2021, 19:42
Frankie Bridge has not one but two connections to former I'm A Celeb campmates! Here's the lowdown on her relationship with Dougie Poynter.
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The pop star-turned-presenter is following in the footsteps of husband Wayne Bridge, who finished in fifth place in 2016, by competing in the survival reality show – but this isn't her only I'm A Celeb connection...
The Loose Women panellist's former flame, Dougie Poynter of McFly fame, became King of the jungle way back in 2011.
Here are all the details on their relationship, from how they met to when they split...
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When did Frankie Bridge and Dougie Poynter date?
With Dougie being the bassist for McFly and Frankie a singer for The Saturdays, the former couple ran in the same musical circles in the late-noughties.
32-year-old Frankie, whose last name at the time was Sandford, and Dougie, 33, dated for two years with the romance beginning in 2008.
Why did Frankie and Dougie split?
The pair called it quits in 2010 in what became a very public breakup.
Both parties have remained tight-lipped about the decade-old romance in the years that followed, but they have been spotted attending the same events in recent years, proving there are no hard feelings.
When was Dougie Poynter on I'm A Celeb?
The McFly musician entered the jungle the year following the break-up and ultimately nabbed the crown in 2011.
He appeared alongside the likes of Mark Wright and Sinitta in the 11th series of the reality show.
All eyes are now on Frankie to see if she can enter the I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here hall of fame!