Michelle Dockery has ended her five-month relationship with Holby City star

Actress Michelle Dockery has parted from her real-life boyfriend, actor Joseph Millson.

Michelle, 30, who plays feisty Lady Mary in ITV’s Downton Abbey, began dating Joseph, 38, in June and only last month they hit the red carpet together at the Emmy Awards in LA.

The break-up is said to have left Joseph ‘heartbroken’.

‘The split was unexpected and it’s still very raw for him,’ a friend of Joseph‘s tells the Daily Mail.

Joseph‘s a really down-to-earth guy. He’s understandably upset.’

The Holby City star has posted a series of downbeat remarks on Twitter.

Just wait for someone worth being in a relationship with, stop wasting your time on the ones who don’t deserve you,’ Joseph Tweeted.

Delete delete delete. Photos, emails, texts. Cleaning out.

Love was a total risk.’

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