She was targeted by trolls after pictures emerged of her snogging another man four years ago – but James McVey’s girlfriend Kirstie Brittain hasn’t let any controversy bring her down.
In fact, the stunning 23-year-old and James are stronger than ever – with her jetting into Australia to support her boyfriend of four years during his I’m A Celebrity stint.
Sharing a snap of a gorgeous Sydney beach the model and MSc student confirmed she was down under. Just before landing she wrote this sweet message on Instagram: "Not long now till I will be in Aus and (at some point) reunited with my grog boy.
"Didn’t think I would be saying that at the start of the year! Even though I” be spending most of it writing a geopolitics essay. Here’s to licking each others faces for the rest of our lives baby."
Kirstie is a model and MSc student
The Vamps star previously spoke to the Mirror about how he and Kirstie are stronger than ever after a ‘blip’ at the start of their four-year romance.
Kirstie was spotted kissing another man in 2014, and she is still being trolled four years on, especially as James is on TV daily. She took to Twitter to address the trolling earlier in the week: " "I’m always trying to remember that personal lives are personal for a reason and all that matters is that you yourself knows what’s right and who you really are – but these f***ers make it hard!!"
Her Instagram account reveals stunning selfies
The pair are planning on getting engaged
Before heading into the jungle James told the Mirror that he blamed himself for the infidelity situation as he was too "emotionally insecure" to deal with it.
"In hindsight, I really, really feel for her, because she was 19, she’d never been in a relationship, and I’d just had a difficult kind of relationship with an ex girlfriend, and I think it was that weird territory of I thought something more was happening than she thought," he admitted before he went into the jungle.
They have been together four years
"She was quite scared, and we weren’t technically together. I jumped the gun, I was really excited, so I think I kind of was probably quite emotionally immature back then, and I really feel for her, because she got a lot of negative press around that, but we weren’t even officially together."
James revealed that their four-year anniversary will pass while he’s in the jungle, and this will be the longest time they’ve ever spent apart.
"That’s going to be the hardest part of the whole thing," he said.
What a cute couple!
"I’m actually going to miss our four year anniversary at the start of December being in the the jungle, so it’s going to be the longest time that we’ve ever gone without speaking. Normally, yeah, we’ll speak every day, so that’s going to be really tough, but I think that everyone in the camp’s going to be in the same sort of position."
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