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Melanie Sykes, 50, enjoys a passionate kiss with gondolier lover Riccardo Simionato, 23, in Venice


Melanie Sykes was spotted out in Venice on Saturday enjoying a passionate hickey with her toy boy gondolier lover as they continue to enjoy their revived romance.

In pictures that were taken exclusively by MailOnline, the 50-year-old television presenter can be seen closing his lips enthusiastically with Riccardo Simionato [23] days after his return to Italy.

The star boarded a flight from the UK to resume her escape with the 27-year-old gondolier after a six-day romance with him in Venice in October.

sealed with a kiss: Melanie Sykes was seen passionately kissing her toyboy gondolier lover Riccardo Simionato in Venice on Saturday

The couple seemed to coordinate their ensembles for their public affection, each wearing black sweaters.

Stunning Manchester native Melanie looked casual yet chic when she paired her top with skinny jeans and black boots.

She wore her shiny raven curls in a sleek shoulder-length blowout with a center parting, and let her natural beauty shine through by keeping her makeup light.

Hold me in your arms: the TV presenter seemed thrilled to be in the company of the handsome Italian when he wrapped her in his arms

Hold me in your arms: the TV presenter seemed thrilled to be in the company of the handsome Italian when he wrapped her in his arms

PDA: The lovers stood on a wooden bridge and were anything but shy when it came to packing on the PDA

Inseparable: The couple have been inseparable since Melanie's return to town

PDA: The lovers stood on a wooden bridge and were anything but shy when it came to packing on the PDA

Let's hug it: The photogenic lovebirds enjoyed long hugs amid their amorous portrayal

Let's hug it: The photogenic lovebirds enjoyed long hugs amid their amorous portrayal

Melanie seemed interested in keeping lasting memories of her romantic getaway when she snapped snaps of her boyfriend posing in his gondolier strips.

Riccardo looked like he still had a future in modeling as he struck a series of smoldering poses as the British beauty snapped away.

Later in the day we saw the two lovers get on a water taxi as they enjoyed a day of sightseeing.

Melanie and her lover Riccardo got out on Monday and enjoyed a romantic stroll as they soak up the sights of the City of Love.

Coordinated: The couple appeared to coordinate their ensembles for their public affection, each wearing black sweaters

Coordinated: The couple appeared to coordinate their ensembles for their public affection, each wearing black sweaters

Casual yet chic: the stunning Melanie from Manchester looked casual yet chic when she paired her top with skinny jeans and black boots

Practical approach: The two tried to keep their hands off each other

Casual yet chic: the stunning Melanie from Manchester looked casual yet chic when she paired her top with skinny jeans and black boots

The look of love: The couple gazed lovingly into each other's eyes while being passionate

The look of love: The couple gazed lovingly into each other's eyes while being passionate

Melanie looked effortlessly chic in a gray sweater dress and a black tailored coat that was tied with a belt to highlight her slim waist.

The former Boddingtons baby ended her look with a black handbag, ballet flats and face mask amid the coronavirus crisis.

In the meantime, her toy boy Riccardo, who wore a hat, opted for a black padded vest and jacket in combination with skinny jeans.

The couple were in good spirits during their walk with Riccardo and turned out to be the gentleman when he protected Melanie from the rain with an umbrella.

On Riccardo Melanie gave insights into her romantic short vacation with Riccardo and the couple recently spent a day on Lake Garda.

Sharing their adventures: Melanie shared a glimpse of her romantic getaway with Riccardo on Instagram, and the couple recently spent a day on Lake Garda

Sharing their adventures: Melanie shared a glimpse of her romantic getaway with Riccardo on Instagram, and the couple recently spent a day on Lake Garda

Chance meeting: After meeting last month when she paid him £ 72 for a half-hour ride on his gondola, she has now returned to Venice and is up close again

Delighted: The star seemed delighted to be in Riccardo's company

Chance meeting: After meeting last month when she paid him £ 72 for a half-hour ride on his gondola, she has now returned to Venice and is up close again

Skip lock? It is not known whether Mel left the UK to reunite with her gondolier lover before the UK's second ban went into effect

Skip lock? It is not known if Mel left the UK to reunite with her gondolier lover before the UK's second ban went into effect

The moderator shared a picture of the gondolier with a blue heart on social media and tagged his account.

Melanie also posted a picture of herself in a water taxi on her Instagram on Friday and tagged Riccardo again with a purple heart emoji.

After meeting last month when she paid him £ 72 for a half-hour ride on his gondola, she has now returned to Venice and is up close again.

It is not known if Mel left before the UK's second ban went into effect to reunite with her gondolier lover, with whom she initially had a six-day flight.

Picture perfect: Melanie seemed interested in keeping lasting memories of her romantic getaway when she snapped snaps of her boyfriend posing in his gondolier strips

Picture perfect: Melanie seemed interested in keeping lasting memories of her romantic getaway when she snapped snaps of her boyfriend posing in his gondolier strips

Make a Pose: Riccardo looked like he still had a future in modeling as he struck a series of smoldering poses as the British beauty snapped away

Make a Pose: Riccardo looked like he still had a future in modeling as he struck a series of smoldering poses as the British beauty snapped away

Teen: Mel, who is twice divorced and has sons aged 18 and 16, looks much younger than her

Beauty: As the brave gondolier who refused to speak of their loyalty, he himself remarked: "Beauty is relative".

Teen: Mel, who is twice divorced and has sons aged 18 and 16, looks much younger than her

Break: Mel had been to Venice on a break with a friend and first posted a picture of herself poking Riccardo along a canal the week before the romance was revealed

Break: Mel had been to Venice on a break with a friend and first posted a picture of herself poking Riccardo along a canal the week before the romance was revealed

Mel, who is twice divorced and has sons aged 18 and 16, looks much younger than her. As the brave gondolier who refused to speak of their loyalty, he himself remarked, "Beauty is relative."

The Manchester-born star had been to Venice with a friend and first posted a picture of herself poking Riccardo along a canal the week before the romance was revealed.

When asked whether he prefers English women, Riccardo, who still lives with his parents, replied: “Everyone is different, nationality does not matter. Right no? & # 39;

But when asked if he wanted to see Mel again, he was stuck. For Mel, she posted an enticing picture of the famous Rialto Bridge on social media entitled "Ciao for now".

Whirlwind Romance: After the breakdown of her first marriage to actor Daniel Caltagirone, Mel began a whirlwind romance with Jack Cockings, a roofer

Whirlwind Romance: After the breakdown of her first marriage to actor Daniel Caltagirone, Mel began a whirlwind romance with Jack Cockings, a roofer

Ex: She met her ex Jack on Twitter. He was 28 years old at the time, 16 years younger than her

Ex: She met her ex Jack on Twitter. He was 28 years old at the time, 16 years younger than her

Romantically connected: She was also briefly connected to the 14 years younger singer Olly Murs and the 15 years younger German golfer Martin Kaymer

Romantically connected: She was also briefly connected to the 14 years younger singer Olly Murs and the 15 years younger German golfer Martin Kaymer

Love: Mel began a six-month romance with comedian Steve Coogan, 55, for six months last year

Love: Mel began a six-month romance with comedian Steve Coogan, 55, for six months last year

After the collapse of her first marriage to actor Daniel Caltagirone, Mel began a whirlwind romance with Jack Cockings, a roofer she met on Twitter at the age of 28. He was 16 years younger than her.

They married in 2013, but she filed for divorce after only seven months of marriage and later admitted that she had married "the wrong person".

She was briefly linked to singer Olly Murs, 14 years younger, and German golfer Martin Kaymer, 15 years younger, before dating 55-year-old comedian Steve Coogan for six months last year.

Mel has hosted a number of TV shows including Today With Des and ITV's Mel with the late Des O'Connor and Channel 4's The Big Breakfast

Soak up the sights: Later in the day, the two lovers boarded a water taxi as they enjoyed a day of sightseeing

Soak up the sights: Later in the day, the two lovers boarded a water taxi as they enjoyed a day of sightseeing

Scenic: The lovebirds are out and about in picturesque Venice most of the week

Travel plans? It is not yet known if Riccardo has any plans to attend the UK launch

Scenic: The lovebirds are out and about in picturesque Venice most of the week

Gondola: Of course, the couple boarded a waiting gondola as part of their day of sightseeing

Gondola: Of course, the couple boarded a waiting gondola as part of their day of sightseeing

Travel in style: Melanie also posted a picture of herself in a water taxi on her Instagram on Friday, on which Riccardo again marked and a purple heart emoji

Travel in style: Melanie also posted a picture of herself in a water taxi on her Instagram on Friday, on which Riccardo again marked and a purple heart emoji