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11 February 2019, 12:22
Dancing On Ice's Wes Nelson has spoken about his split from Megan Barton Hanson, insisting he isn't a jealous person amid her close friendship with her personal trainer.
Wes Nelson's broken his silence over his shock split from Love Island co-star Megan Barton Hanson and has revealed he's 'not a jealous person' as his ex grows closer to her 'rock', personal trainer, Matt Fiddes.
Talking to a tabloid, Wes called his ex's claims the relationship ended because he didn't love her any more 'silly' and he described the split as a mutual decision, saying:
"We both ended the relationship. If she wanted me to say more or do more that day I didn’t know that."
Megan has found a support system in her personal trainer, Matt, who was Michael Jackson's bodyguard for a number of years and has expressed how fond he is of the 24-year-old reality star, writing on Instagram:
"She has had a tough start to 2019 to say the least! However she has some great plans for the rest of the year! Back tougher than ever!"
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Great late evening planning session followed by a early morning workout with the lovely @meganbartonhanson_ from @itv2 @loveisland in London today. She has had a tough start to 2019 to say the least! However she has some great plans for the rest of the year! Back tougher than ever! #meganbartonhanson #mattfiddes #mattfiddesmartialarts #gym #workout #london #loveisland #itv #fitness #health #martialarts #tv #loyalfriend #watchthisspace 😉💪
Megan has also praised her trainer, writing: "You have been my Rock! Training with you has really helped me stay calm and clear my mind. I honestly believe people cross paths for a reason!"
However, 20-year-old Wes insists that he's not jealous of her close relationship to the martial arts expert, saying:
"He’s got a wife... and a lot of kids. He’s twice her age, why would I be jealous of that? She’s not trying to make me jealous, she knows she won’t because I’m not a jealous person.”
He's also happier being 'sex free', saying: "Do I miss the sex? Of course! But am I begging for it? No, I am quite happy training and just being sex free for now."
Megan's now moved out of the flat she shared with her ex which was also burgled a few weeks ago and she took to social media to mark the end of the chapter.