Former Boyzone star Ronan Keating took to social media to laugh at son Jack’s announcement that he was “retired”.
The singer admitted he almost “falled off his chair” when he heard Jack tell Gemma Owen he was retired during the couple’s chat on Love Island.
He retweeted a photo taken by a fan at a York gig last night, who wrote: “@ronanofficial for a retired person, you seem pretty busy tonight.”
He added a bunch of smiley emojis.
Ronan previously spoke to The One Show’s Jermaine Jenas and Alex Jones when he insisted that he “definitely hasn’t retired” despite what his son said.
Jack (23) works as a social media manager in Dublin, joining Casa Amor as one of six new boys hoping to find love with one of the original girls.
He quickly started chatting with 19-year-old Gemma whose father is ex-footballer Michael Owen about their famous fathers.
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Ronan was asked by the host of The One Show about his son’s shocking comment.
He said: “He dropped the news that I was retired, which shocked me about it!
“I almost fell off my chair! What? I’m doing The One Show next week, I’m in York tonight!”
He then asserted, “No, I’m definitely not retiring!”
Jermaine continued to tease the singer about possibly becoming family to Michael Owen, and Ronan joked that they could become “outlaws”.
The Picture of You singer also revealed he hopes the public will warm to the “shy” Jack, adding: “He’s my son and I just want to protect him.”
Ronan’s ex-wife and Jack’s mother Yvonne Connolly responded to “cruel” comments aimed at her son.
Some social media users mocked the newcomer and suggested that he was only looking for a place in the villa because of his famous father, while others targeted his “pale Irish skin” and bangs. his ginger hair.
Following the comments, Yvonne begged the public to be kind and posted a message on her Instagram.
She said ahead of Monday’s show: “After the trailer, I’m looking forward to seeing Jack tonight on Love Island.
“Thank you so much for all your comments. All positive (can’t say the same for other platforms).
“So many people have wished Jack well and supported him. It means a lot. My heart.”
While Jack may not have been at the forefront of the action in the second version of the reality show, there were sparks flying when the new girls made their act with the boys in the mansion. initial.
Viewers watched as Dami Hope shared a steamy kiss with a Summer Botwe bombshell while claiming to be happy with Indiya Polack.
And Davide Sanclimenti cuddled Coco before the brunette beauty turned to Andrew Le Page and savagely told Tasha Ghauri “goodbye” after locking lips with the real estate man.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/ronan-keating-laughs-off-son-jacks-claims-on-love-island-that-he-has-retired-41816164.html Ronan Keating laughs at his son Jack’s claims on Love Island that he’s retired