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Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas look stronger than ever in romantic selfie

The TV stars started dating in July

Sharnaz Shahid

They have been hit with rumours of a split, but it seems Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas are very much stronger than ever. On Tuesday, the Neighbours actor took to Instagram to share a cte throwback picture of his stunning girlfriend. "#tbmonday with this geek," he simply wrote in the caption alongside a love-heart emoji. The sweet selfie sees the former TOWIE beauty planting a loving kiss on Ryan's cheek as they posed against a beautiful backdrop of the sea during their travels to Greece.

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Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas have been together since last summer

Lucy and Ryan went public with their romance in July, having grown close while filming Channel 4's Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls in April. However, since Ryan joined Australian soap Neighbours last year, the pair have been spending more time apart. The 33-year-old landed a role on the popular Melbourne-based soap in October, where he will star as Rafael Humphreys, who has been described as a "loner with dark secrets". Shortly after the announcement, Lucy fuelled rumours of a split when she posted a cryptic message on her Instagram account. 26-year-old Lucy shared a photo of a frog, which she captioned: "I seem to attract Frogs/toads." She has since deleted the post.

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The couple met on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls in April

Prior to her romance with Ryan, fashion designer Lucy was in a high-profile relationship with Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, who she dated for 14 months before they split in 2016. Ryan, meanwhile, was previously in a relationship with Lana Martin. He also shares eight-year-old daughter Scarlett with his former Corrie co-star Tina O'Brien.

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