Monday 19 August 2019

'I'm getting married again!' - Gogglebox star Sandra Martin announces engagement

New home and new man for reality star

Sandra Martin and Sandy Channer accept the award for Best Factual Programme for Gogglebox at the 2015 National Television Awards at London's O2 Arena
Sandra Martin and Sandy Channer accept the award for Best Factual Programme for Gogglebox at the 2015 National Television Awards at London's O2 Arena

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Former ‘Gogglebox’ star Sandra Martin is getting married.

The 56-year-old reality star - who starred in the Channel 4 show alongside best pal Sandi Bogle from its beginnings in 2013 until her exit in 2017 - took to Twitter on Monday to reveal she is set to marry for the fourth time in February next year, after proposing to her boyfriend.

In a series of tweets, Sandra - who is also known as Queen Bee - wrote: “NOT ONLY I GOT A NEW PERMANENT HOME WHOOP WHOOP. I GOT A NEW PERMANENT RELATIONSHIP WITH MY BOYFRIEND AND TING XXX.

“Yes yes yes..he said YES YES. AM GETTING MARRIED AGAIN. MY 4TH MARRIAGE. BOOYACKA XXX (sic)”

Sandra then posted a video in which she explained that she was selecting an engagement ring for her unnamed beau.

She said in the clip: “I’m just getting my fiancé his engagement ring. I hope he gets me one! Yes, Queen Bee life. I’ve been married three times and divorced, but I’m getting married again! Valentine’s Day. I proposed to him and he said yes. Uh oh! Anyway, I know that was a big surprise, but we’re in love.”

And in the caption, she wrote: “LOOKING FORWARD TO TO MY ENGAGEMENT RING FROM METO U..AND YOU TO ME (sic)”

Since announcing the news, Sandra has since pinned a new tweet to her profile, in which she displayed a picture of herself with her boyfriend and claimed he was the reason for her recent move to Birmingham from her home in Brixton, South London.

The bride-to-be was made homeless and jumping between hotels after quitting the show, but she recently revealed she's been given a place in an old people's home.

On bouncing back after having to accept benefits after spending the money she made on the programme - which reportedly earns stars around £1,500 a month - Sandra told The Sun Online: "When I left the show I had to give up my house so I hit the road.

"I went to live in hotels from July to December. I went back on benefits but I'm not on them anymore at the moment because I'm doing panto.

"I was homeless and penniless but I'm back now. I'm queen bee."

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