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21st Oct 2022

James Argent, 34, ‘wins approval’ after meeting 18-year-old girlfriend’s parents

Tobi Akingbade

Is age nothing but a number?

Former TOWIE star James Argent is ‘won over his girlfriend’s family’ after joining them on holiday.

The 34-year-old reality star, 34, has kept his romance with Stella Turian, 18, on the DL, but it seems their relationship is now stepping up a gear.

The ITV star is currently enjoying a trip to the Italian town of Positano on the luxurious Amalfi Coast and is said to have been introduced to Stella’s family.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, a source said: “James has totally fallen for Stella and she adores him too. That’s why she was very keen for him to meet her family and go official with how she feels.

“James and Stella both lead busy lives, but they are keen to spend as much time as possible with one another and are planning a holiday, probably to Dubai, before the end of the year.” His meeting with Stella’s nearest and dearest comes after they enjoyed a trip to Marbella together, where James often treats holiday goers to a performance.

Despite some raising their eyebrows over the 16-year age gap between James and Stella, it doesn’t seem to be affecting the couple, with a source telling Heat magazine that they are “in love” and are spending as much time together as possible. They added that their age “hasn’t played a part in their romance so far”.

Arg and Stella have also been defended by Peter Andre who is 16 years older than his wife, Emily. Peter said: “Age is a different thing to different people, on paper things can look a certain way, but I think it depends how you are with the person.

“I don’t think I’ve ever felt an age gap between us and when you see us together you wouldn’t feel there is.” Despite often being seen smooching one another, James has remained coy about their relationship, during an appearance on GB News in July, he said: “There [is] someone I’ve met recently who’s lovely, but she lives abroad.

“We’re gonna carry on talking and hopefully we might see each other [later this year].”

It’s thought that James may even be bringing Stella to Essex, in order to meet his closest pals.


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