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Scarlett Moffatt shares sweet childhood photo to celebrate dad's birthday

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Gemma Strong
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Scarlett Moffatt shared the sweetest childhood snapshot on Instagram on Friday in celebration of her dad Mark’s birthday. The 26-year-old I'm A Celebrity winner shared a split photo showing father and daughter together when Scarlett was just a little girl, and as they are now. "Happy birthday to the greatest dad in the world," she wrote. "Love you @googleboxmoffs." The throwback image show little Scarlett sitting on her dad's lap, wearing an oversized hat and cuddling her Noddy soft toy. The second picture was taken last month at the National Television Awards, where Scarlett was backstage presenter.

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Scarlett Moffatt shared a sweet childhood photo on Instagram to celebrate dad Mark's birthday

Scarlett has a very close relationship with both dad Mark and mum Betty. The trio appeared together on the Channel 4 reality show Gogglebox, and Scarlett's parents were her biggest supporters during her stint on I'm A Celeb in December. They jetted to Australia to cheer her on in the competition, and ahead of the final, spoke of their pride at watching their daughter in the show. "I want her to keep doing what she is doing because she is amazing," Mark told Good Morning Britain. "She's our queen, no matter what happens."

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The 26-year-old has revealed details of her recent encounter with a school bully

Since winning the show, Scarlett's career has skyrocketed, with a host of exciting new projects lined up for 2017. Earlier this week, she shared details of a recent encounter she had with someone who had bullied her at school, who approached her in a supermarket and tried to be friendly with the star. "She came up to me all smiling and friendly and told me that her two little girls thought she was the coolest mum because we’d been friends at school," Scarlett told the Mirror. "Usually I'd just smile and walk away. But when she used the F-word – the 'friend' word – I shook.

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"I told her we'd never been friends and that she'd been a bully who had destroyed my confidence and ruined my time at school. I told her I hoped her two daughters would never go through what I'd gone through, or have to deal with anyone like her. I put down my basket, walked out of there. And I felt like cheering."

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