31 August 2020 14:41
Carol McGiffin has shared an adorable snap of her and partner Mark Cassidy on holiday in France. The Loose Women panellist posted a photo of herself and her 35-year-old partner enjoying a meal out together. The 60-year-old wrote the caption: "Saturday lunch. Was supposed to be with the in-laws to celebrate their 47th wedding anniversary but due to the UK imposing senseless and damaging quarantine on returnees from France they had to cancel. "Note: cases in France are rising because of mass free testing but a massive majority of those taking it are not sick, or even have symptoms." Carol McGiffin enjoyed a break away recently (Credit: ITV) Read more: Carol McGiffin hits back after she's blocked by Piers Morgan What did fans say?
Fans sent messages of agreement to Carol's sentiments around lockdown measures taken by governments around the world. One follower replied to her photo, saying: "Hope you enjoyed your lunch. Happy anniversary to your in-laws. Sorry that you're not able to have the celebrations that you should be, due to this ridiculousness and total madness!" Another wrote: "Totally agree with you the scaremongering has gone mad. I listened to Denise's radio interview she was spot on. Enjoy your hols." Carol McGiffin opened up about the pandemic (Credit: SplashNews.com) Read more: Carol McGiffin sends emotional message to Sarah Harding after she revealed she's battling cancer A third commented: "Hope you had a lovely lunch just love seeing you and Mark." How did Carol McGiffin and Mark meet? Carol and Mark have been together for 12 years after meeting at a Loose Women party. The pair married in a secret ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2018. The couple attempted to get married twice before, but scrapped their plans after Carol's sister died just days before. Speaking to Best magazine, Carol explained she and her husband have made up for having a quiet do by enjoying several toasts to their wedding since. She said: "No one knew we were going to do it, but we've basically spent the last year having separate celebrations with different friends and family, telling them all in person. "Now they all know, we're ready for it to come out." Carol is a regular on Loose Women (Credit: ITV) She added: "We'd booked a register office in London for 19 January 2017, but sadly my sister died five days earlier so, of course, we cancelled it."