Nottingham footballer Jermaine Pennant spotted with new girlfriend Jess Impaizzi
Nottingham-born footballer Jermaine Pennant has been spotted with new girlfriend Jess Impiazzi at the film screening of 'A Day With OCD'. The couple confirmed their relationship at the end of last month.
Stepping out with 32-year-old Jess, a glamour model and reality TV star, the couple were snapped at the London event, which was also attended by former glamour model Samantha Fox and Psychic Sally Morgan.
The Nottingham born former football pro, 39, was previously married to model Alice Goodwin, and he has been linked with Celebrity Big Bother contestant Chole Ayling.
Jess took to Instagram to post a photo of herself and Jermaine at the event. She wrote: "Congratulations to our amazing manager @skyandrewofficial on the premier of the short film #adaywithocd the whole team have created something brilliant, funny but also hard hitting!
"Big well done! @lillie_s.a.g @lilliebailey @samantha_jade_crilly @lynn_crilly and the whole cast and crew". Adding a heart emoji, she continued: "thank you for inviting me and Mr pennant along @jermaine7pennant".
The couple made their red carpet debut last month after rumours they had been 'secretly' dating for five months and had holidayed together in Tenerife. The Ex on the Beach star, who in 2018 appeared in Celebrity Big Brother, was once reported to have dated Charlie Sheen and was engaged to ex boyfriend rugby player Denny Solomona.
She recently took to social media to support Jermaine, who grew up in The Meadows, on the launch of his podcast. Jess tweeted: "Very proud of you @pennant83 for opening up like this! I know your story will help many others!"
Jermaine's podcast, entitled Brutally Honest, aired for the first time on Tuesday, May 3. It is billed as being a frank account of his upbringing and transition into adult life. Described as: "Ex premier league football star Jermaine Pennant speaks ‘Brutally Honest’ about his life. From childhood trauma to being thrown into the spotlight as a school boy sporting sensation. "
The England Under 21s player began his senior career in 1998 when he signed for Notts County. He played for the team until 1999. After signing for Arsenal and then joined both Watford and Leeds on loan. He went on to sign for Birmingham City in 2005 and joined Liverpool in 2006.