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03 January 2020 14:39

Olly Murs The Voice UK The X Factor (UK) Interactive

The video will start in 8 Cancel Sign up to FREE daily email alerts from mirror - celebs Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Olly Murs revealed the identity of his new girlfriend this week in a touching New Year post on Instagram. The Voice UK coach has now opened up on his new lover Amelia Tank, revealing how the pair met. Confessing he is "happy" with how life is going for him right now, he spoke out for the first time about the romance, confessing they had previously dated briefly but it "fizzled out". After undergoing an operation on his knee, having sustained a ligament injury, Olly explained that he and Amelia gave things another go, and haven't looked back. (Image: ITV) Speaking on Good Morning Britain on Friday, the Wrapped Up singer revealed all.

Olly Murs 'happy' as he opens up on romance with new girlfriend Amelia Tank

He said: "We actually went to the gym together at the start of last year. "We were just friends then and we stared dating but it fizzled out. (Image: Olly Murs/Instagram) "After my operation we got in contact again and it was nice. It was away from this world, showbiz. "I was at home, my head was shaven, I had one leg, I had a big belly... I dunno why she was with me!" Olly took a social media break last year, with his Instagram post over New Year marking his return. (Image: Matt Marsh / SWNS.com) The former X Factor star confessed he was glad to be back, but took time out because he found social media became more of a dating app than a social media platform. He also shared his happiness with how life is going, opening up on going public with his new romance. Olly said: "I know it's quite weird, my first post having a girlfriend. "I'm really proud and I'm really happy. I only try to spread a positive message on my instagram... be happy." Good Morning Britain airs weekdays at 6am on ITV.