Joey Essex And Amy Willerton Confirm They Are Dating After 'I'm A Celebrity' Stint

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It didn't take Joey Essex and Amy Willerton long to hook up once they escaped the jungle - the pair have confirmed that they are now dating.

The couple - who enjoyed flirting with each other on 'I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!' - have already enjoyed a date feasting on chicken nuggets together after the show's wrap party.

And they say romance is dead.

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Amy Willerton and Joey Essex

Confirming their relationship to The Mirror, Joey remarked: "Our first date was amazing."

Then asked if they were an item, he said "yes", before adding: "I’m very happy. Look at her. She’s beautiful."

Amy also said: "We’ve had a lovely night together. The party was amazing. They certainly know how to have a good time here.

“We had 20 McNuggets, two Big Macs, fries, apple pies… the works. It was lovely," she added.

Joey and Amy were also pictured together walking arm-in-arm as they arrived back at the Palazzo Versace hotel in Australia following their, errrm, romantic evening.

Joey had previously told The Sun that he and Amy were not in a relationship, but were "closer than friends".

Amy also denied she had romantic feeling for Joey, saying: “We definitely had a close bond but it’s just that we naturally became friends rather than lovers."

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