Laura Whitmore and Love Island's Iain Stirling taking big step in their relationship 1 year ago

Laura Whitmore and Love Island's Iain Stirling taking big step in their relationship

"It is the natural next step.”

Laura Whitmore and Love Island's Iain Stirling are reportedly planning to move in together.

The couple first met in 2016 and became firm friends before there were rumours of a budding romance last summer - which both of them later confirmed.

A source told The Sun that the move is the "natural next step" for the couple as their relationship is said to be getting more serious.

They continued:

“They haven’t been together too long but she wanted to buy a house. It’s their relationship getting more serious.

“Because of their  busy jobs they don’t get to spend a lot of time together but this will mean  they will see a lot more of each other.

“They are very steady as a couple and it is the natural next step.”

It comes as Laura previously opened up about their relationship - and why they didn't tell "anyone for ages" about it.

While filming Survival of the Fittest, she told MailOnline:

"I think the first time I met him was at the Children’s BAFTAs.

"I was presenting an award and he won an award, so I met him there.

"I don’t know if we were in other relationships but I was just friendly with him.

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"That was before the last series of Love Island.

"So we were just mates, and we were friendly for a while before it developed into something more, but we didn’t tell anyone for ages.

"Again, you don’t really know until you decide and you don’t want everyone knowing your business so we decided to keep it quiet as much as possible."