The honeymoon is finished

The dawn of a new year is definitely a chance to start afresh – and for some, they choose to change their life in unexpected ways, with a big move, or a new image.

For Marnie Simpson, however, it seems she’ll be kicking off 2017 with a brand new relationship status – as she’s announced her breakup with fellow reality star beau, Lewis Bloor!

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The Geordie Shore babe dated the former TOWIE star since they crossed paths in the Celebrity Big Brother house in Summer. Despite naysayers claiming that their relationship was a showmance, they stayed adamant with their feelings towards one another.

Until now – she Tweeted a message to her fans on Friday (30th December), announcing that she’d be facing the new year single.

‘Shout out to all the girls starting the new year with a break up. 

Yeah, ditto’

Yikes. There were hints that Marnie, 24, was not in the cheeriest of moods earlier in the day, when she posted a grumpy remark about her having to voyage North back to Newcastle to begin New Year’s celebrations:

Though Lewis is yet to comment on the situation, Marnie’s fans have wasted no time in sending her positive messages.

‘You are stronger than you think pretty princess’, reads a reply of one, while another comments: ‘You deserve better than Lewis, turn up on New Years get mortal!’

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The breakup comes as quite a shock, as they were linked as recently as Boxing Day, pictured doing a couples’ workout in the gym. Saodly, it doesn’t seem to be a case of ‘the couple that trains together, stays together’…

Wishing them both a speedy recovery!