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Gogglebox star Lee Riley shares very rare photo of his partner Steve

The couple went for a walk with Lee's co-star Jenny Newby

Gemma Strong

Gogglebox star Lee Riley has gained national fame thanks to his appearances on the show, alongside best friend Jenny Newby. But while his might be a familiar face, very little is known about his partner of 26 years, Steve. So fans were delighted this week when the star shares a very rare snapshot of his boyfriend on Instagram.

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Posted on Lee and Jenny's joint Instagram account, the sweet photo shows the trio out for a bracing walk together on the beach.

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Lee can be seen beaming as he takes the selfie, with Steve stood just behind and Jenny at the rear, giving two thumbs up for the camera. The caption read: "Two's company but in this instance three's definitely not a crowd!"

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Just last month, Lee did take to social media to share a sweet tribute to his partner in celebration of his birthday. "Happy birthday to the better half, at least your here to celebrate it together [sic]," he wrote alongside a picture of the couple holding '55' balloons.

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Gogglebox star Lee shared a sweet snapshot of partner Steve and co-star Jenny

"Despite being bloody cold I'm loving every minute been together on my special day, thank you for spoiling me love you," Steve replied.

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Naturally, fans were delighted with the sweet insight into the couple's relationship, with one writing: "Happy birthday Steve so glad you're with Lee. Have a fab day the pair of you."

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The pair were separated during the lockdown in March as Steve resides in Cyprus, but were thankfully reunited in August when Lee went to visit him on holiday.

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The couple have been together for 26 years

Sharing a photo of them on holiday in Cyprus, Steve wrote: "Never tire of this peaceful and chilled idyllic hideaway thanks for a fabulous time Lee Riley, safe journey back to Blighty."

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The pair were also forced to part ways as Lee self-isolated with Jenny to film the Channel 4 series ahead of its return in September. However, after they finished filming, Steve paid a visit to Hull.

Sharing a photo of himself with Jenny and Lee from Jenny's caravan, he wrote: "From sunny Cyprus to wet and miserable Hull. Very happy to be reunited with my better half and so good to see my dear friend Jenny #fridayfilming #gogglebox #happydays #holidays."

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