Lorri Haines reveals tattoo tribute to Ferne McCann – on his BUM

The former TOWIE star and her fiancé are expecting their first child together

TOWIEs Ferne McCann and her boyfriend Lorri Haines

by Closer Staff |
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Former TOWIE star Ferne McCann’s relationship with Lorri Haines keeps going from strength to strength. Not only are they engaged, but they’re also expecting their first child together – and now he’s made a major public declaration of love.

After all, there’s nothing more public than having someone’s name inked on your skin.

Lorri showed off his tattoo tribute to Ferne on a recent episode of First Time Mum as he unveiled the ink to his shocked fiancée for the first time.

Lorri Haines and Ferne McCann
Lorri and Ferne are engages and expecting their first child together ©Getty

So, where is the tattoo? On his arm, perhaps? Or maybe proudly on display on his chest? That would be a no, as Lorri’s actually had Ferne’s name tatted on his bum cheek.

Oh, how romantic.

“Officially trademarked by Ferne,” Lorri told her as he broke the news. “I had a tattoo of your name and a Ferne flower.”

Lorri Haines' tattoo of Ferne McCann's name
Lorri unveiled the ink on First Time Mum ©Instagram

A gobsmacked Ferne replied, “You’ve got my name on your bum?”

“Oh my God! You’re crazy,” she told him, leading Lorri to ask, “Is it crazy good or crazy bad?”

Ferne added, “You’ve got my name on your fricking bum cheek!”

Lorri Haines' cryptic posts about the Ferne McCann and Sam Faiers voice notes scandal

Back in October 2022, Lorri shared a series of cryptic Instagram posts after voice notes of Ferne allegedly slamming Sam Faiers and her sister Billie Faiers were leaked online.

Lorri appeared to comment on the drama by posting seemingly self-penned quotes about “kindness” and “jealousy”.

The real estate agent, who popped the question to Ferne in July 2022, let the quotes speak for themselves as he posted them with any caption.

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©Instagram/Lorri Haines

One post read, “Sometimes they be jealous of how well you hold your life together and that’s why they can’t stand you.”

Another said, “Kindness makes you the most beautiful person in the world, no matter what you look like.”

The third quote Lorri posted was, “The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present.”

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©Instagram/Lorri Haines

When did Ferne McCann and Lorri Haines get engaged?

Lorri, who first began dating Ferne in January, took their whirlwind romance to the next level in the summer of 2022 when he asked her to marry him during a romantic trip to France.

Ferne broke the news on Instagram when she shared a photo of herself kissing Lorri while holding up her hand and showing off her sizeable engagement ring. Alongside the snap, the reality star wrote, “So happily ever afters do exist 🥰💍❤️🇫🇷. I cannot wait to do forever with you baby @lozzahaines ❤️."

Fans got a closer look at Ferne’s huge new rock when her close pal James ‘Arg’ Argent shared some candid snaps of the mum of one showing off her ring on FaceTime.

Arg captioned the pictures, “The very moment that one of my closest and most special friends @fernemccann tells me she’s just got engaged to the very lucky @lozzahaines 🥲 You deserve this more than anyone my beautiful friend & I know he will take good care of you! Congratulations 💍❤️.”

But just who is the Dubai entrepreneur and businessman? Here's all you need to know about Ferne's new man, Lorri Haines.

Who is Ferne McCann's fiancé Lorri Haines?

Ferne McCann is currently engaged to 30-year-old Lorri Haines, a real estate agent who lives in Dubai. He's father to a young son but keeps this aspect of his life fairly private except the occasional snap on the 'gram.

According to his Instagram account, he's also an entrepreneur and part-time jeweller. He boasts a collection of Rolex watches and a Ferrari, so in other words, he's absolutely minted.

It looks as though Ferne might have met her "perfect match," especially as Lorri appears to get on so well with Ferne's daughter, Sunday, who she shares with jailed ex-boyfriend Arthur Collins.

The reality star's pals were buzzing that she was finally being treated right after heartbreak in the past. A source told heat magazine, "She’s not exactly had the best luck with the men she meets."

However, her fears were confirmed when an old video of new boyfriend Lorri resurfaced appearing to hold up a bag of ketamine, leaving him entangled in a drug scandal that had Ferne "devastated."

Having apologised on his Instagram account, Ferne and her new flame seem to still be on good terms, posting stories together on their accounts since the scandal.

Is Lorri Haines from Dubai?

Lorri Haines lives in Dubai, but it appears he has connections in London too.

Snaps on his Instagram suggest he may have lived in London through his childhood and moved to Dubai around 2014.

And Ferne hasn't been shy about joining him, as sources tell us that she's prepared to move to Dubai to pursue their relationship.

A source told heat magazine, "She knows it seems sudden, but she has told friends that she now wants to move to Dubai and start a new life with him.

"But her friends are worried she is making a rushed decision. They feel that Ferne should take some more time getting to know Lorri before she decides to move to a different country for him."

Who is Ferne McCann's ex-boyfriend Jack?

Having split up from ex-boyfriend and model Jack Padgett in 2021, Ferne has revealed the reason behind their shock split.

In an episode of First Time Mum, the reality star told former pals Sam Faiers and Billie Shepherd that her split from Jack happened "really abruptly."

She said, "I sometimes feel moving into any relationship it's a bit of a hindrance. Every guy that I'm with is either hiding behind a menu or saying 'sorry you're not on brand for me!' That's what Jack said. It was really upsetting."

The former TOWIE star later said that they were at 'different stages in their lives,' and revealed exclusively to Closer how she coped with heartbreak after their split.

During the height of the breakup, she told us, "I actually wrote a heartbreak plan! I was like, right, this is what I'm going to do. I’m a 30-year-old grown ass woman, I’m a mother and there’s no room to wallow."

WATCH Ferne McCann on breaking up with her ex-boyfriend and her heartbreak plan | First Time Mum Secrets

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