Dani Dyer facing ‘reality’ of life as a single mum after ‘worst week of her life’

The reality star has had her life turned upside down after the father of her son was jailed for three and a half years after he was convicted of conning two OAPs out of £34,000

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  • 15:12, 27 Jul 2021

Dani Dyer fears she is facing a future as a single mother after the father of her son was sent to prison for fraud.


The 24-year-old Love Island star says she has endured the ‘worst week’ of her life after boyfriend Sammy Kimmence was jailed for three and a half years, bringing an end to their romance, and leaving her dealing with the consequences of his sentencing.

Dani and 25-year-old criminal Sammy have a six-month-old son named Santiago together – but their boy will be four-years-old by the time Sammy is released from jail.

The former stock broker was sent down after he conned two OAPs out of £34,000 – which Sammy then used to fund luxury holidays and to buy himself gifts.

Dani Dyer with Sammy Kimmence in happier days before he was jailed for fraud


Dani now has to adjust to life as a single mother because her ex-lover is behind bars and after she ended their relationship following his sentencing.

A source told New! magazine: “It’s been a hard week for Dani. She says it’s been one of the worst weeks of her life. The reality of what’s happened is starting to hit home now.

“It was all a bit of a blur for her but it has started to really kick in now that she’s facing life as a single mum.”

Dani is bringing up her baby boy alone after Sammy was jailed for three and a half years


The source added: “Her family are so supportive and have been rallying round her – but that doesn’t replace having a partner by your side. She’s finding it tough.”

Dani is, of course, the daughter of EastEnders star Danny Dyer and his wife, Jo Mas.

The reality star found fame on Love Island in 2018 where she won the show after partnering with Jack Fincham.

Dani is the daughter of EastEnders star Danny Dyer

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Dani and Jack split in April 2019 – with Dani then reuniting with Sammy having previously dating him before she featured on the ITV2 reality romance show.

Reports earlier this month claimed Dani’s family were “relieved” she had dumped Sammy after he was jailed on July 14.

A source said the day after Sammy’s sentencing, and after the reality star had “walked away” from the criminal: “[Danis family] think this is for the best. They've told her she'll never be alone as a single mum as they'll always help her to raise Santiago.

Love Island star Dani Dyer's poignant tribute to famous dad Danny on his birthday

"Dani knew Sammy's crime was bad but everyone thinks she just buried her head in the sand about it and didn't face up to the enormity of his crimes until he was sentenced."

Meanwhile, details of a letter sent to the judge ruling over Sammy’s court case showed the businessman apologising for his actions.

Sammy wrote: "I would like to begin by apologising firstly for even having to write this letter to you. The crime I committed years ago was totally unacceptable and I take full responsibility for my actions which have led me to where I am now.

“When these crimes were committed, I was a completely different person, I was a youngster, driven by ego, opinions and looking like something I wasn't.

Sammy will sepnd the next three and a half years behind bars

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"I understand that nothing will ever be able to justify my actions but what I can tell you is that I have come a long way from the person I was.

"I cannot erase the memory of how much of an awful human being I was, I can only learn from it which I feel like I have done over the years.”

Sammy was jailed for three and a half years by Judge Timothy Mousley QC at Portsmouth Crown Court on July 14.

Dani Dyer breaks silence after boyfriend Sammy Kimmence is jailed

Danny Dyer looks glum as he visits daughter Dani’s house after Sammy Kimmence is jailed

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