'Shit' boyfriend Jack left his ex in tears

Although Skins actor Jack O’Connell, 21, is laughing off rumours of a romance with Tulisa Contostavlos, our sources tell us they’ve been close for a while.

And Tulisa, 23, had better keep her guard up – Jack’s a self-confessed heartbreaker who left his ex Kaya Scodelario, 20, crying for days.

In an interview with Now last year, Jack, who played druggie James Cook in Skins, admitted he isn’t good boyfriend material.

I’m a shit. I need to mature a bit – then I might have something to show for it,’ he confessed.

‘I’m not the worst but your parents would hate me.’

Jack dated Skins co-star Kaya for a year while starring in the show but they split in 2009 after Jack told his distraught girlfriend he wanted to sleep with other girls.

Kaya‘s revealed: It broke my heart when we finished. I spent a whole week in my room crying, thinking that the situation could never improve.’

In another interview, Kaya said: He was getting famous and wanted to sleep with lots of girls, as guys do. I was going through stuff with my mum, he had family issues, he lived in Derby and I lived in London.

‘The split was horrible, the most painful thing.’

Read more about Tulisa Contostavlos and Jack O’Connell in the latest issue of Now magazine dated 26 March 2012 – out now!

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