Chatting to John James tonight, Mario has claimed that he
doesn't have a crush on Ben.
"I don't have a crush on Ben," declared the gay
housemate, prompting a surprised JJ to say: "Oh, you
A nearby Josie laughed at the unbelievable claim, but Mario
– who spends much of his time at Ben's side –
admitted that he did have a crush on the blonde toff in the
first week of the series. However, he said the crush has faded
now, and grown into more of a friendship.
"If we were in the outside world and he was my way inclined,
I wouldn't go out with him," added Mario, clarifying
that although Ben is his type, they don't have the right chemistry
to be partners.
But although Mario denied being infatuated with the Reality
TV regular, he did admit that he likes to flirt with him.
Ben has already made it clear that he's not gay, and the
30-year-old seems to take Mario's constant flirty comments