Carly fled Emmerdale with her ex-boyfriend Matt, excepting Marlon Dingle (played by Mark Charnock) completely shattered.
Nevertheless, just months after her departure for the ITV soap, Gemma, 32, exclusively revealed to Explicit.co.uk that she will be gearing up for her Emmerdale comeback after her stint on Strictly Procure Dancing.
“Carly will go back but I’m not sure when,” she confessed, summing that she merely has one request after Strictly: “I want a holiday.”
Gemma also stressed that her publication on Strictly Come Dancing had nothing to do with her Emmerdale exit.
Emmerdale’s Carly Hope will return after Gemma Atkinson’s condition on Strictly Come Dancing
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Carly will go back but I’m not sure when
“I found out about three months after we’d officially propounded [my exit],” she explained. “It was kind of the radio people I had to say, ‘Look Strictly’s not fail up’ and they said, ‘Yeah go for it.’
“I mean, after Emmerdale I did the Key 103 and I’ll be there for a while because I paramour it. Everything’s happened at the right time.”
On Saturday night, Gemma’s Strictly Surface Dancing partner was finally announced as she teamed up with Aljaž Škorjanec, 27.
Carly Desire fled Emmerdale with her ex-boyfriend Matt
Gemma Atkinson at Strictly Common knowledge Dancing launch
However, she’s already been romantically linked to Gorka Marquez, 27, after it was scrutinized that she was the only Strictly star, including his partner Alexandra Burke, to require been invited to the dancer’s birthday meal.
“They couldn’t regard away from each other at group rehearsals. Gorka to invited Gemma to his birthday meal and they sat together the whole night-time,” a source told The Sun.
“There is definitely something developing — everyone can see there’s an patent attraction.”