Before Ellie, Dougie dated Frankie Bridge (née Sandford) of The Saturdays from 2008-2010.
It must’ve been the most awkward weekend in primetime TV.
Off the catwalk, Poynter is a front-row fixture at LCM and other global fashion weeks, garnering invites from top brands including Topman, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Moschino, and Saint Laurent Paris.
Runway-side, Poynter is celebrated for his trend-setting personal style.
The tour was postponed from June until September 2016 after drummer Harry Judd injured his neck.
Poynter is credited as a lead writer and cowriter on many of Mc Fly's tracks.
In 2012, Poynter helped launch the World Wide Fund for Nature's (formerly World Wildlife Fund) mountain gorilla adoption program.He served as the lead writer for Mc Fly's seventh number-one hit single 2007's "Transylvania." He also wrote an unrecorded track called "Silence Is a Scary Sound." and One Direction (for the track "I Would" from the album Take Me Home and for the track "Don’t Forget Where You Belong" from the album Midnight Memories, respectively).He also worked alongside seasoned artists Mark Hoppus (Blink 182) and Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low) to develop the album for the Mc Fly Busted supergroup, Mc Busted.He once said that he would willingly to go back into the jungle again.Speaking in 2013 to Magic FM he said: “I could quite happily live off of rice and beans, it didn’t bother me.” Dougie along with the other Mc Fly boys joined Busted stars Matt Willis and James Bourne to form supergroup, Mc Busted. The band then went onto release their debut album Mc Busted.