Lucy Mecklenburgh and Gethin Jones split

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 25 November 2014
Lucy Mecklenburgh

Lucy Mecklenburgh

Lucy Mecklenburgh has confirmed she and TV presenter Gethin Jones are no longer seeing one another due to their busy schedules but insists they are still friends

Lucy Mecklenburgh and Gethin Jones have split up.

The former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star and the 36-year-old TV presenter - who was previously engaged to Katherine Jenkins - were rumoured to be dating earlier this year but she's now spoken out to reveal they're no longer seeing one another due to their busy schedules.

She said: "We're not dating. We went out a few times a while ago but it was bad timing for both of us.

"I was so busy after 'Tumble' and he travels a lot, so it wasn't the best time."

However, 23-year-old Lucy - who competed on the BBC show with professional gymnast partner Billy George - insists they parted on good terms.

She continued: "[We're in touch] as friends. He's the nicest guy. It was a mutual thing."

Meanwhile, the brunette beauty - who previously dated co-stars Mario Falcone and Mark Wright - claims she isn't on the lookout for a boyfriend at the moment as she's too busy focusing on her career after quitting TOWIE earlier this year.

She added to new! magazine: "I haven't really got time! I've been single for two years and I have so much I want to do. I'm enjoying my life the way it is."

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