Rylan Clark rubbishes dating rumour after mum Linda, 71, made to feel ‘uncomfortable’
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Rylan Clark has revealed his mum was approached outside her home to comment on his love life (Picture: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

has shut down rumours he is dating after was approached outside her home.

The TV star and presenter, 35, was of the last week, with his most recent project also hitting screens soon after.

Rob and Rylan’s follows the pair as they follow in the footsteps of 19th century romantic poet Lord Byron and other Grand Tourists, immersing themselves in the ‘art, culture, bad behaviour and life-changing exploits of historic Brits abroad’.

, Rob, 43, shared a photo of them together in Italy with the Lord Byron quote: ‘Friendship may, and often does, grow into love’.

However, after speculation the pair may now be dating, Rob confirmed on the Baftas red carpet on Sunday night they were not a couple.

But Rylan revealed someone turned up at his mother’s home today trying to ask more questions.

He shut down claims he was now dating Rob Rinder (Picture: BBC/Rex TV/Zinc Media/Lana Salah)

‘To the journalist that just doorstepped my mum at her house, as polite as you were, please don’t. She said you was a lovely man but she’s 71 years old and it makes me feel slightly uncomfortable,’ he posted on X on Monday.

‘The answer is no. I’m not dating Rob Rinder he’s one of my closest mates.

‘Next time tweet me. Thanks.’

Speaking to theon Sunday, Rob shared: ‘We aren’t a couple. It is what Rylan said, we are like a very old married couple, we row, laugh together and don’t have sex.’

The pair have said they are ready for the ‘next chapter’ after their divorces (Picture: Eamonn McCormack/WireImage)

In the series, Rylan and Rob, who share the same divorce lawyer, travel to Venice, Florence and Rome.

On the show, Rylan shared that after both being through ‘painful divorces’ recently, they were each ready for the ‘next chapter’.

‘We’ve both been through painful divorces recently and are ready for the next chapter,’ says Rylan, who rose to fame on the X Factor and has since become a popular TV and radio presenter.

Rylan was previously married to Dan Neal, with the couple splitting in 2021 after six years, while Rob split from his partner, barrister Seth Cumming, in 2018.

Rob and Rylan’s Grand Tour is streaming on BBC iPlayer.