Laura Anderson has revealed that the families of her and boyfriend Dane Bowers will meet for the first time at a lavish Christmas Day brunch in Dubai.
The 32-year-old former Love Island star said the “fancy” event will be “fantastic” and will take place at the Versace Hotel, with everyone dressing up.
Speaking exclusively to OK!, Laura said she is already “really good” with Dane’s family and that brunch will be “different” from her usual Christmas at home in Scotland.
It comes after Laura told us that she and Dane searched for rings while sharing her hopes of getting engaged in the future after rekindling their relationship earlier this year.
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He said, “Well, we have Christmas day off [Laura and Dane are both performing in Dubai Christmas pantomime, Snow White], we’re literally having a huge, huge brunch at the Versace hotel here. It’s like a family Christmas brunch, it’s her family, my sister, my niece, we’re some of us.
“He’s really very elegant in disguise, which is different from what I’d usually do at home. I was always indoors, in my pajamas, just eating a meal my dad cooked, so it’s going to be a pretty extravagant brunch with a lot of alcohol.
“But I feel halfway between work, I deserve it and also in the sunlight, because even when I was here before I flew, I never had Christmas, so it will be a really good party.
“Our families get along very well, they will meet for the first time, but I get along very well with his family and I know it will be great. So one day I can’t wait to get into work.”
Speaking of what she hopes for in the present for this Christmas, Laura admitted she is “fussy” but would like to go on a New Year’s Eve holiday with Dane as a gift after their work commitments.
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She said, “Present wise, I’m not really that picky … wait, I’m picky, people don’t know what to buy me .. like us girls we just want a small designer handbag and you end up bathing stuff, pajamas, slippers and you know all the basics.
“Maybe to go on vacation … I think if we both put in some money and get more experience in the new year once we’re done with the Panto as a gift. Not particularly a thing, but yeah. .. I’m not much worried, we have everything we need here, but just to go on vacation in the new year.
“Our first vacation together, which is crazy, because it feels like we’ve been together for so long, but we actually haven’t, so our first romantic getaway in the New Year would be a nice Christmas present.”
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