Maura Higgins And Chris Taylor Split After Six Months Together

4 May 2021, 11:42 | Updated: 4 May 2021, 11:50

Maura Higgins and Chris Taylor have split
Maura Higgins and Chris Taylor have split. Picture: Chris Taylor/Instagram
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Love Island pals-turned couple Maura Higgins and Chris Taylor have split after just a few months together.

Maura Higgins and Chris Taylor turned their relationship from best friends to boyfriend and girlfriend last year, but the Love Island couple have already split.

Announcing their break-up on Instagram, Maura and Chris shared separate statements.

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Maura wrote: “It breaks my heart to even type this. But I wanted to let everyone know that myself and Chris have made the joint decision to end our relationship.

Maura Higgins and Chris Taylor confirmed their split on Instagram
Maura Higgins and Chris Taylor confirmed their split on Instagram. Picture: Maura Higgins/Instagram

“There is no wrong doing on either side… we still love, care & respect each other deeply. From the minute we met each other we’ve been very close friends and that will never change.

“There is mo regret. Life is about taking chances. We wanted to make this work but we have realised we work better being friends.”

Maura continued: “Whilst I appreciate people may speculate or create false stories. This is the truth.

“I wish Chris nothing but the best and I will always be one of his biggest supporters. Thank you for all the love and support.”

Chris Taylor released a statement of his own about his split from Maura Higgins
Chris Taylor released a statement of his own about his split from Maura Higgins. Picture: Chris Taylor/Instagram
Chris Taylor and Maura Higgins said they 'fell for their best mate' last year
Chris Taylor and Maura Higgins said they 'fell for their best mate' last year. Picture: Chris Taylor/Instagram
Maura Higgins and Chris Taylor went public with their relationship in November 2020
Maura Higgins and Chris Taylor went public with their relationship in November 2020. Picture: Maura Higgins/Instagram

Maura and Chris went public with their relationship in November, after falling for each other after they became best friends following their time on Love Island in 2019.

They revealed in an interview shortly after confirming their romance that Chris “made the first move” and they even told each other they love each other soon after.

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