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George Shelley declares love for Oxford medical student Rory Naylor with adorable Valentine's kiss

The Union J singer shared two sweet snaps to mark the romantic day.

2022-02-16

Words: Brian Leonard; Image: Instagram

George Shelley declared his love for Oxford medical student Rory Naylor with a heartfelt public declaration on Valentine's Day (14 February). 

Union J singer Shelley, 28, shared two adorable pictures of himself with Naylor, 22, to his Instagram story to mark the day of romance this week.

One snap sees Naylor placing a peck on Shelley's cheeck, while the second sees the pair lock lips.

Shelley captioned the sweet post: "Happy Valentine's Day @rory_naylor I love you."

Image: Instagram / @georgeshelley

Like Shelley, Naylor - who is currently in his the fifth year of a medical degree at Oxford University - is a gifted musician and singer.

The student previously generated headlines in 2019 as part of Oxford all-male acapella group Out of the Blue, starring as Frozen's Princess Elsa in an uplifting viral video that featured a medley of hits from the modern Disney classic.

Shelley, who returned to social media last year after two years out of the public spotlight to release latest single 'Lose To Find', came out publicly in 2016, saying he preferred no to label his sexuality, before confirming in 2018 that he had begun identifiyng as gay.

Earlier this month, the singer, TV personality and former I'm a Celeb contestant confirmed plans to reunite with his former Union J bandmates for a special concert marking ten years since the group's formation on The X Factor.

Union J's headline show at the London Palladium on 28 May 2022 will mark the first time all four members of the group will have performed in six years.