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Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury slammed by fans as they import birthday puppy from Russia during coronavirus pandemic


MOLLY-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury have been slammed by fans after she revealed that she is importing her new puppy from Russia - during the coronavirus pandemic.

The 21-year-old star received the new pet from boyfriend Tommy as a birthday gift earlier this week, and tonight revealed why she is only just meeting the pooch.

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Taking to her Instagram Story this evening, the Love Island beauty excitedly shared pictures of a dog pen and bowls as she awaited the dog's arrival.

She explained: "Sat waiting for you, little monster. An hour before I become a dog mum.

"Has anyone ever received a puppy at night? What are you meant to do? Put them to bed or stay up with them??!

"Honestly, this is going to be so entertaining."

Molly added: "He was meant to be here on my birthday btw guys but he's coming from Russia so there were delays etc."

Horrified fans flocked to social media to slam Molly-Mae's decision to import her pet - with some outraged by her decision not to adopt an animal in need from the UK, and others worried about the global pandemic.

Russia closed their borders to foreign visitors in March due to coronavirus, with the decree extended indefinitely last month.

One wrote: "MOLLY MAE’s F***ING DOG IS COMING. From. RUSSIA. THe ignorance, I’m so disgusted."

Another added: "Wait Molly Mae is having a puppy shipped to her from Russia?

"There’s literally so many dogs sat in adoption centres and they choose to get a dog shipped from another country wtf is that about?"

A third seethed: "Was excited to see what pup Molly Mae was getting until she said it was being shipped over from Russia... In the middle of a pandemic."

One more shared: "Molly-Mae’s new puppy is on its way from RUSSIA???! Little doggy on a flight from Russia, I’m mindboggled."

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The Sun Online have contacted Molly's rep for comment.

On Molly's birthday, 21-year-old Tommy surprised her with a designer carry case for her dog and other pet treats, leaving a handwritten note from the pooch that read: "Dear Mummy, I can't wait to meet you in a few days.

"Until then have the best birthday and I know Daddy will be spoiling you rotten. Love you lots. Your son, Mr Chai."

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