When you’re chowing down on crocodile penis in front of the nation, performing death-defying stunts for viewers’ entertainment or *gasp* sharing a bedroom with George Galloway and Michael Barrymore, the chances are the last thing on your mind is finding romance.
Still, that hasn’t stopped this lot from finding love under the reality TV microscope.
Over the years, blossoming romances (or perhaps we should say ‘showmances’ in a few instances) have become an integral part of shows like ‘I’m A Celebrity’ and ‘Big Brother’ – and sometimes even ‘The X Factor’ and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ – with viewers clamouring to get the latest on the budding relationships.
Sometimes, the cameras stop rolling and, surprise surprise, our stars put any thoughts of lurrve behind them and go back to their normal lives. But once in a while, the celeb gods throw us a bone, and the loved-up pair give it a go in the real world.
Here are just 20 of our favourite couples who got together on reality television shows, and how they got on when their series came to an end, from Katie Price and Peter Andre to Stephanie Davis and Jeremy McConnell.
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