Amber Gill says she ‘has no idea’ where she’s spending Christmas and hits back at backlash over Dubai trip
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Amber Gill has set the record straight after fans assumed she booked a last-minute trip to Dubai as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the Tier Four restrictions in the UK.
The Love Island winner, 21, has said her work trip to Dubai was pre-planned and revealed she now fears she may not be able to return home for Christmas.
Amber, who revealed she’s put on a stone during the pandemic, revealed this Christmas may be the first she won't at home following the new Tier Four lockdown and her trip to the UAE.
Fans assumed the trip to Dubai was a last-minute one as she shared clips of herself at an airport, moments after Boris Johnson imposed a travel ban on London and some parts of the south east on Saturday 19 December.
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Shortly before she had posted the videos of her trip, Amber shared a post which read: “Let me just collect my things real quick.”
She later shared a photo of her pedicured feet in the business class section on the way to Dubai.
Amber’s posts appeared to anger fans who vented on Twitter.
One wrote: “Amber Gill posting about the London lockdown then a photo of her on a business class flight to (you guessed it) Dubai W/O A MASK just shows how fried influencers are.”
Another wrote: “What a stupid women . Self centred idiot. Amber Gill books a last-minute getaway to Dubai after London introduces Tier 4 lockdown restrictions”.
Meanwhile another praised Amber, who recently said she’s done trying to please others, as they said: “Amber Gill heading to the airport before midnight to up and leave the UK is goals”.
But, the reality star has now posted on her Instagram story to set the record straight.
Amber shared a photo of her breakfast table in Dubai and wrote on top: “Just want to put it out there I had no idea tier 4 was a thing.
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“The flight here was booked way before I thought the only changes were being made on the 16th Meaning I was still allowed to travel for work”.
The Love Island star added she fears she may not be able to see her family, who are based in Newcastle, for Christmas.
She wrote: “I have no idea what I’m going I was only supposed to be here for 4 days Now I don’t know where I’m supposed to go to if I should stay here it’s all mad”.
Amber continued: “I like humour in s***ty situations & I’m aware how fortunate I am
“I like to laugh my way through life because if you don’t you’ll cry I’ve never not been in Newcastle with my family for Christmas”.
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