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'Grannies always ask how my beautiful boyfriend is', says model Roz Purcell

Published 31/07/2015 | 09:11

Model Roz Purcell and boyfriend Bressie on New Year's Eve. Picture: Roz Purcell/Instagram
Model Roz Purcell and boyfriend Bressie on New Year's Eve. Picture: Roz Purcell/Instagram
Roz Purcell on Ladies Day at the Galway races 2015. Pic:Mark Condren

Top model Roz Purcell has revealed her boyfriend's secret fanbase - Irish mammies.

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The Voice of Ireland judge (34) has earned a legion of new fans in the form of older women, with Roz saying that she is "constantly" grilled about her hunky other half.

"Everywhere I go, the first thing people ask me about is my boyfriend, Bressie," she wrote in today's Celebrity Diary in The Herald.

"I’m constantly being asked 'How’s your beautiful boyfriend? and it’s always the mammies and the grannies who are asking about him.

Niall Breslin. Photo: Marc O'Sullivan
Niall Breslin. Photo: Marc O'Sullivan

"Wherever I go, some mother will come up and go: 'How’s Bressie? It’s a sure bet.

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"I’m always just like: 'He’s fine'."

But the former Miss Universe Ireland (24) said she's used to the attention her boyfriend of two years gets and joked that she's happy they're not "young, hotel models" vying for his attention.

Roz Purcell on Ladies Day at the Galway races 2015.
Pic:Mark Condren
Roz Purcell on Ladies Day at the Galway races 2015. Pic:Mark Condren

Bressie gets a lot of female attention, but I’m not one to get jealous," she added.

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"I suppose I’d be really worried if they were really young, hot models, but I suppose once it’s just the mammies it’s okay.

They’re the least of my worries, to be honest – I’ve been so busy with work lately.

"I’ve just finished putting together my Natural Born Feeder cookbook, which has taken up a lot of my time, so now I’m focusing on my suit collection."

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