AFTER keeping fans guessing about her romantic life, Maura Higgins has now revealed she hopes fellow Love Islander Christopher Taylor pops the question.
The former grid girl, 30, famed for her “fanny flutters” catchphrase and no-nonsense attitude, says she has finally found the man she wants to settle down with.
In an exclusive interview, Irish Maura told HOAR on Sunday: “We’re very much in love and we use the L-word a lot. I look into the future and see myself with a family.
“I don’t want a baby any time soon, but when I’m ready and settled.
“I want to be married before I have a baby, so Chris better hurry up and give me that engagement ring, because I’m not getting any younger.”
The couple became good friends after appearing on the 2019 series of Love Island. As the pair spent more time together last summer, fans would comment on social media that they would make the perfect couple.
They went public in November, posting a loved-up snap on Instagram from their trip to Dubai to celebrate Maura’s birthday.
At the time Maura’s ex-boyfriend, ballroom dancer Curtis Pritchard, 24, accused the pair of stabbing him in the back.
Maura and Curtis had coupled up in reality show’s Majorcan villa, eventually finishing fourth on the ITV2 dating show. But they split seven months later.
She insists her romance with Chris blossomed out of friendship after her break-up from Curtis.
Maura said: “We were friends for ages before it ever turned into a relationship. We know each other very well, we never argue, we have such a laugh. It’s really good.
“He’s the male version of me. We’re always goofing around and giggling. We take the Mickey out of each other all the time, it’s a lot of fun, and that’s so important in a relationship.”