The Project's Hamish Macdonald Makes Romantic Red Carpet Debut With Partner

Hearts aflutter!

'The Project' host and broadcast journalist Hamish Macdonald gave us all butterflies as he stepped out on the red carpet with his boyfriend Jacob Fitzroy for the first time on Thursday night.

Hitting up the GQ Gentlemen's Ball in Melbourne on June 5, the dapper duo held hands as they grinned their way down the red carpet, with Hamish later taking to Instagram to share a professional snap of the pair, captioned with a simple love-heart emoji.

Hamish was front and centre at the GQ event, serving as moderator for the evening's panel discussion between a host of stars, including musician Adam Briggs, sports star Ellyse Perry, founder of the Heart on My Sleeve mental health movement Mitch Wallis, designer Christian Kimber and The Teacher’s Pet podcast creator Hedley Thomas.

But it was Hamish and Jacob's red-carpet smooch that grabbed everyone's attention after the cute vid was posted on Instagram.

Soon after Hamish introduced his partner to the public via social media, the internet went crazy with fans congratulating the star.

"Well done guys. Much pride in love!" wrote one.

"Always enjoy your interviews and stories Hamish. Now you have your own love story!! I would so love to be your celebrant if that day comes!!!" shared another.

"Congratulations on living your truth and sharing your story with this image," championed another.

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It's not the first time Jacob has appeared on the Aussie TV favourite's Insta grid, though. Six weeks ago, Hamish shared a gorgeous beach snap of himself and his beau with his followers, calling Jacob his "favourite human".

And Jacob's clearly no stranger to Hamish's friends, starring in another seaside shot on the ABC journalist's Instagram page alongside mates Joanna Jolly and Lisa Millar.

*Sigh*... Don't you just love love?

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