Just six days into her latest venture, Crowd Goes Wild – a new sports talk show which airs live across America – her co-host Regis Philbin innocently enquired about the weekend she’d spent with her boyfriend ‘Sir Ben’, which meant he’d either just outed Georgie’s clandestine romance with Olympic sailor Sir Ben Ainslie, or that she was inexplicably dating Gandhi’s Sir Ben Kingsley.
When she was single and I was single we'd go out for dinner on Valentine's Day together. It was a little strange because we've had a working relationship for so long." Meanwhile, Ant recently admitted that he would be checking into rehab. presenter has since been flooded with messages of support, including from This Morning hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.‘It’s been quite a few months now that we’ve been dating and Ben and I are in a great place.’The ‘Ben’ in question, just to clarify, is Sir Ben Ainslie – winner of four golds and one silver at the Olympics, the last of which was at London 2012, and recent hero of the USA team’s America’s Cup victory.They’ve been dating since April, with Georgie, 36, rather sweetly referring to him intermittently throughout this interview as ‘Popeye the sailor man’.He said: 'People often ask why I haven’t settled down yet.Georgie Thompson was a presenter on Sky Sports News – and had just started dating Declan Donnelly of Ant and Dec fame – when her colleagues ribbed her about their romance by slipping the phrase ‘It’s all hands on Dec’ into her autocue feed.