Former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Gemma Atkinson, 36, has admitted she was left questioning whether or not her late dad’s ghost had been sending her “little messages” round her home as we speak. The Hits Radio presenter’s beloved father, David, died on the age of 52 when she was simply 17-years-old.
David’s tragic loss of life was brought on by a cardiac arrest.
The star, who lives along with her boyfriend Gorka Marquez, their one-year-old daughter Mia, and their two canines Norman and Ollie, began questioning a couple of paranormal presence in her house after a collection of random occurrences.
Documenting the second on Instagram in view of her 1.6 million followers, Gemma initially felt fearful as her espresso machine bizarrely switched itself on and one of her pet pooches all of the sudden began barking.
However, she then went on to disclose she feels comforted by the thought that her dad’s spirit may very well be paying her a go to, though her beau Gorka wasn’t so eager on the concept of ghosts.
Explaining her discoveries, Gemma stated: “The espresso machine has simply come on, by itself, even the canine’s barking!
“It’s simply come on – on it’s personal!”
The former Hollyoaks actress was then inundated with messages from her followers, who supplied solutions about what might have precipitated the weird chain of occasions.
Gemma stated in a follow-up publish: “Loads of you’re saying there’s a ghost in the home with the espresso machine.
“Do you realize, if there was, it wouldn’t trouble me.
“Stuff like that doesn’t trouble me.”
She added: “Gorka hates it, however I really discover it fairly comforting.
“I don’t thoughts – I all the time suppose it’s my dad enjoying foolish buggers, transferring stuff round.”
Gemma then added a GIF to her publish, which learn, “Thanks dad”!
She additionally captioned the second: “Little messages to let me know he’s nonetheless right here and nonetheless taking care of me [red love heart emoji].”
Gemma beforehand opened up on going by “heartbreaking grief” after her dad’s loss of life, in a publish she shared whereas she and Gorka have been anticipating their first youngster in 2019.
She penned: “As many of you realize I’m a patron of @griefencounter the bereavement help charity for kids and younger folks.
“I took on the function as a result of having misplaced my dad at age 17 I do know simply how heart-breaking and complicated grief is to navigate.”
She added: “You can Talk, Chat or Type on the telephone, on-line or by e mail. Call 0808 802 0111. Or go to www.griefencounter.org.uk or [email protected], out there from 9am-9pm 5 days per week.”
Gemma went on to say she wished she had had entry to an identical service when her dad died.
“Don’t undergo alone in case you are grieving the loss of a beloved one,” she urged followers. “Take the assistance.
“I want this service was out there once we misplaced dad.”