With his geeky looks and eccentric character, year old Lembit Opik is not an obvious heart-throb. And she admits that her union with the ex MP raised eyebrows at first. But he calmed down and, as soon as they met, they got on really well,” she says. Lembit is a very different person to the way he’s portrayed in the Media. I’ve had casual relationships, but nothing that’s really meant anything before this. Now, Lembit, who lost his Montgomeryshire seat after 13 years in May’s General Election and has since attempted a new career in stand-up comedy, admits his three-month union with the pretty student feels like “the sunshine after the rain”. Speaking in the tranquil surroundings of Champneys Forest Mere health spa in Hampshire, the couple already look very much in love. However, at first, he may have been keener on the object of his affections than vice versa. For that matter, neither does her beau.
Lembit Opik, political party animal
Margaret Irimia-Semeal added: “There is no doubt whatsoever it is a genuine relationship. It is not a short-term one in the way it looks. Opik walked out on Sian, 48, after secretly dating Gabriela, 24, who is one half of the kitsch Romanian pop duo The Cheeky Girls.
The high-profile former MP – famous for dating ‘Cheeky girl’ Gabriela Irimia – told the Sunday Sun that he would cut red tape for cops and give.
But it appears the Romanian pop star is throwing herself back into dating – and partying – after she is spotted on a second date with her new beau. After publicly kissing new boyfriend Nicholas Zapolski on a London street last week, it appears the year-old has been keen to take their romance indoors. The couple stepped out for another date at trendy Chinese eaterie Hakkasan in Soho last night. It appears things between the two are going so well, Gabriela left her twin sister Monica at home.
Last week, Monica accompanied Gabriela on her first date with the Manchester businessman to London nightclub Mahiki. Gabriela met Nicholas while holidaying in Marbella, Spain, with her sister earlier this month. Something different: Gabriela’s new man Nicholas couldn’t be more different than her former flame Lembit. Nicholas, who hails from upmarket Alderley Edge, Cheshire, is a director of property company Land and Estates.
The girls’ mother Margit told the Mail last month that Gabriela was on the verge of a ‘nervous breakdown’ and had been ‘rushed’ into the engagement with Lembit when she was still grieving for her grandmother, who had died two weeks previously. Margit further revealed that Lembit had upset the family by ignoring Romanian traditions by failing to inform them of his intentions in proposing to her daughter in Rome.
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Voters in England and Wales will be able to choose elected police chiefs in November, with the winning candidates taking charge of their local forces – with the power to hire and fire chief constables, set targets and lead on multi-million pound budgets. Acknowledging Lib Dem disagreements over police commissioners, Mr Opik pointed to how some Tories opposed the creation of the Welsh Assembly and Scottish Parliament – but then put up candidates when the new institutions were established.
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Flamboyant Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik spoke for the first time about the Cheeky Girl in his life after confirming he had split with.
Celebrity Coach Trip is back this autumn for a second series with legendary tour guide Brendan Sheerin and ten new famous faces, all set for a two-week romp around the Mediterranean. And this time round Brendan will really have his work cut out as the celebs promise to be wackier than ever, with an ex MP, an X-Factor finalist, a former TV entertainer and Big Brother alumni comprising this series’ eclectic bunch.
Kicking off on the French Riviera before heading to Tuscany, Florence and finally Rome, the celebrity tourists will experience all the sights and sounds of the Continent. And along the way, they will take part in activities ranging from snowboarding in the Alps and busking on the beaches of Cannes, to white-water rafting in Corsica and diving in Livorno, Italy. As in previous Coach Trip series, the celebs will only get to keep on enjoying the trip as long as they remain popular with their fellow passengers, as every day ends in the dreaded yellow card vote.
Two yellow cards and the celebs have to pack their designer luggage and head home, to be replaced by new famous faces. Expect thrills and spills as well as jaw-dropping tantrums, backstabbing and arguments aplenty as fragile egos get a knocking at the daily votes, before one celebrity pair are voted winners at the end of the series. Brian and Spencer both came to fame during their stints in the Big Brother house in and While Brian took home the winning prize, Spencer was dubbed, to this day, as the best-looking male housemate ever.
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But he told Hello! She challenges me intellectually, and she demands respect as a person just because of who she is. Mr Opik, 41, was previously engaged to weather presenter Sian Lloyd, but he insisted she dumped him in October and claimed his relationship with Miss Irimia did not start until November 27 at the Motor Neurone Disease Association annual ball in London.
Miss Irimia previously shared a bed with her twin sister and a collection of teddy bears, but has only spent one night apart from Mr Opik since Christmas. Follow Metro. Lembit on a night out with the Cheeky Girls.
Then there are the strained romantic relationships between MPs and of Lib Dem MP Lembit Opik dating Transylvanian Cheeky Girl Gabriele.
THEIR image is all skimpy hotpants, novelty records and champagne-filled publicity appearances – but you could be about to see The Cheeky Girls in a whole new light. But you could be about to see The Cheeky Girls in a whole new light as they have opened up their doors and their lives for a new reality programme which gets literally under the fingernails of the Romanian pop stars.
And what we find under those perfectly manicured fingernails is not pretty. In fact, it is literally poo. The new TV show, Living With The Cheeky Girls, shows the duo having to scrape sheep droppings away when they get stuck in a field full of the nasty stuff, while we also discover that Gabriella has gas issues and burps a lot. Meanwhile, Monica is terrified about having to wear a hideous bridesmaid’s dress for her sister’s wedding. The programme also features Gabriella’s unconventional fiance, Lembit Opik MP, and follows them as they go about their celebrity lifestyle in London and Romania.
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Welsh mp Lembit Opik was taunted by MPs yesterday, as he spoke in the television weather girl Sian Lloyd, and is now dating Cheeky Girl Gabriela Irimia.
Search Search. Menu Sections. He may not have the looks of a matinee idol. According to Katie, Lembit is charming and funny and an added bonus is that he is supporting her Say No To Size Zero campaign to stop miniscule models appearing on the catwalk. He obviously has a short memory — his previous girlfriend was Cheeky Girl Gabriela Irimia, who regularly showed off her skinny frame in tiny tops and figure-hugging hotpants. Just like Katie, Lembit declared Gabriela beautiful and clever — though many cynics at the time questioned what the politician and the pop star could possibly have in common.
His first high-profile partner was Welsh weather girl Sian Lloyd, to whom he was engaged. But the relationship endly badly after four years, with Sian later comparing it to a rollercoaster — with plenty of peaks and troughs. His subsequent relationship with the Romanian Cheeky Girl also had its moments of high drama but it too ended in tears.
Cheeky Girl Gabriela Irimia cautioned for shoplifting at Sainsbury’s in Wilmslow
Get the best celeb exclusives and video house tours to your inbox every evening with our daily newsletter. But seven months down the line, the former Liberal Democrat MP and his partner are ready to talk about their baby, which is due in less than two months. Lembit said of the happy news: “I get emotional about it all the time.
The arrival of our baby is compellingly exciting. I can hardly put it into words.
Who is Lembit Opik? Former Lib Dem MP accused of cheating by girlfriend Sabina Vankova who dated Cheeky Girl Gabriela Irimia. The parliamentary romancer.
The former MP kept the news secret until now – with his partner seven months pregnant – because two of his former fiancees miscarried while pregnant by him. And his pregnant partner, Bulgarian property lawyer Sabina Vankova, 33, is determined all the other women in his life should become ancient history. But first, the only girl the ex-Lib Dem MP wants to talk about is the baby the pair are expecting in less than two months.
I feel the same way as I do about hearing a marvellous piece of music. Lembit wanted to keep the baby news secret until now because former fiancees Sian Lloyd, the weather presenter he dated for four years until , and Cheeky Girls singer Gabriela Irimia both miscarried while pregnant by him. That could have meant that I was sterile. Lembit was later linked to lingerie model Katie Green, then year-old student Merily McGivern for two years. They were engaged when it ended.
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HE was an MP for 13 years, but none of LEMBIT OPIK’s manifestos were as interesting as him dating a CHEEKY GIRL. And he’s clearly still.
The year was the worst year of my adult life. My best friend died without warning. And to round it off, I nearly died myself. But somewhere on a journey in which I lost my heart, I found my soul. It is this that has motivated me to write. Until now, I have seen no purpose in responding to the mountain of discussion on these matters. However, I have started on a new and remarkable journey in my life.
The year had started brilliantly. In January I was on top of the world. Work was good, I felt physically great and people were actually being nice to me. Cheeky Gabriela was the love of my life.