'Love Island' Stars Megan Barton-Hanson And Wes Nelson Announce Split

Love Island's Megan Barton-Hanson and Wes Nelson have split.

Megan, who found love in the reality ITV villa with Wes in summer 2018, announced that they'd made the decision to go their separate ways on Saturday, sharing a statement on her Instagram.

Wes hasn't yet publicly commented on the break-up.

Credit: Instagram/Megan Barton Hanson
Credit: Instagram/Megan Barton Hanson

It seems like things will remain amicable between the pair Megan joked about what would happen to their shared hamster.

The statement posted on stories read: "We have been working hard for well under a year, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain separate.

Credit: Instagram/Megan Barton-Hanson
Credit: Instagram/Megan Barton-Hanson

"We are, however, and always will be a family and in many ways we are closer than we have ever been. We are parents first and foremost to one incredibly wonderful hamster and we ask for his and our space and privacy to be respected at this difficult time.

"We haven't really conducted our relationship that privately and we hope that as we consciously uncouple and co-parent we will be able to continue in the same manner. Love Megan and Wes."

In a later statement, Megan added: "I will always love and adore [Wes] and I am so lucky to call him my best friend."

Sources have already started suggesting the so-called 'real reason' behind their shock break-up, claiming that they had been "privately rowing" over Wes' Dancing On Ice partner Vanessa Bauer.

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Featured Image Credit: Instagram/Megan Barton Hanson

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