The racing driver is going through a 'really, really tough time'
The Formula One driver, 28, and X Factor judge Nicole, 35, ended their five-year relationship earlier this month and Lewis is finding it difficult to move on.
‘I’m trying my hardest to be positive but I’m going through a really, really tough time at the moment with the loss of someone really, really special in my life,’ Lewis tells Sky Sports.
‘My world’s been turned upside down. I find it very, very hard to fight my emotions.’
Lewis isn’t the only one who’s gutted that he and Nicole have called time on their on-off romance.
His former Pussycat Doll ex hinted during an X Factor audition last week that she was struggling with her newly-single status.
She alluded to her and Lewis‘s situation when a contestant performed a song they’d written about a break-up.
‘It pulled on my heartstrings. It sucks doesn’t it? Really sucks,’ said Nicole, according to The Sun.
‘It’s so depressing but it’s so good. I would buy your album.’
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