DANI Dyer won’t see her dad in the flesh in Love Island but will see her beloved grandmother.
Viewers were left raging tonight when the EastEnders actor appeared via Skype and not in person in the villa but now it has been revealed that Dani’s grandmother, her mum Jo’s mum will be arriving instead.
A source told the Daily Star: ““Dani is very close to all her family and spoke at length about Love Island to them to make sure she got everyone’s blessing.
“She would have been sad her mum and dad couldn’t come but she values her Nan’s opinions just as much.”
Danny finally appeared on the ITV2 reality show in a preview of Sunday night’s episode for the meet the parents section of the show, however there was a twist as he and wife Jo Mas appeared via video link rather than in person.
The EastEnders actor’s eldest daughter has found love in the Love Island villa with Jack, 26 and in the preview clip Danny joked he’s going kill Jack as they finally speak.
While it’s been difficult for the couple to watch their daughter sleep next to stationary salesman Jack, they do approve of him.
However Danny is adamant he can’t sleep in Dani’s bed when he comes over to their Essex home once they leave the villa.
Wife Jo exclusively told The Sun: “Danny and I really like Jack . He’s really funny and witty and his one-liners crack me up.
“Danny talks about Jack as if he knows him. He says to me, ‘Can you imagine what it’s going to be like when Jack comes round?’
“I keep having to remind Danny, ‘You’ve not met him yet. We’ll have him round for dinner for our first meeting, with just the immediate family.
“It won’t be a big shebang because we don’t roll like that.
“I think Danny will be very reserved with Jack and I think Jack has a nice way of winning people over.
“It will be a funny process to watch. I’ll film it every night.”
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But no matter how hard Jack works to get Dani’s famous father on side, he won’t be getting into bed with her at the end of the night.
Jo added: “Danny’s already warned us though, ‘Jack’s not allowed to stay in Dani’s bed’.”
The couple think Jack could be Dani’s Mr. Right, with Jo telling us: “I think Jack could be the one because he’s older than her.
“It’s sad because I loved her ex boyfriend, but they were so young. Jack seems grounded.
“Unless Justin Bieber comes along, this could be it.”
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