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Gemma Atkinson has taught her live-in partner Gorka Marquez to use the washing machine.
The ex-Hollyoaks star laughed as she shared footage of herself sipping a cuppa while overseeing Strictly pro dancer Gorka's attempt to do the laundry.
Gemma told fans: "Gorks has no excuses," before encouraging him "That's it, you're doing fab."
In the domestic exchange, Gorka, 30, asked: "Ok, now I close this and push the blue button?"
Yes, the 36-year-old told him, laughing, before exclaiming: "Yeah! Done!"
Gorka celebrated, joking: "Mum, I can do the wash!"
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Gemma's post had a serious point, with the mum-of-one encouraging male followers to ensure they are doing their fair share of the household chores during lockdown.
She wrote: "68% of women polled feel that in the last year they have had to juggle more household chores than ever before."
Until he finished his successful spell on Strictly – reaching the final with partner Maisie Smith – Gorka was isolating away from Gemma
Until he finished his successful spell on Strictly – reaching the final with partner Maisie Smith – Gorka was living alone, isolated away from Gemma and their one-year-old daughter Mia.
She shared: "I know when Gorks was away working I was in that 68%! Now he’s back I’ve been giving him a few pointers."
Gemma's post had a serious point, with the mum-of-one encouraging male followers to ensure they did their fair share of the household chores
Gemma posted her message as an advert for Indesit's Do It Together campaign, asking fans to "all chip in with housework and set a good example for the little ones."
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