The crushed Corrie star fears her man's slipping away

Michelle Keegan and The Wanted‘s Max George were the showbiz couple we all hoped would last the distance – the hot boy band singer who fell so hard for his sexy soap star girlfriend that he proposed within six months of meeting her.

But Now can reveal that, despite Max‘s insistence that he and Coronation Street star Michelle are still very much together’, their 16-month relationship is all but over.

Michelle, 24, put on a brave face last week at work on the soap in Manchester.

However, she’s secretly told friends she fears Max – who’s been in America for four months with the group – isn’t as into her any more, worrying: I’m just not enough for him.’

Her fears deepened when he publicly – and humiliatingly – told a US radio station last week that the couple had called off their engagement.

For weeks she’s had to deal with the embarrassment of seeing pictures of him with his arms around US fans and, to top it off, last week, it emerged that he’d partied all night in Tulisa‘s penthouse.

A friend tells now: Michelle immediately called Max to find out what was going on.

‘There’s one thing announcing to the world that the engagement is off but to then be out and about with another girl, Tulisa of all women, is a slap in the face.

‘The one thing she demands is respect. Michelle thinks he’s slipping away from her and there’s nothing she can do about it.’

Read the full story about Michelle Keegan and Max George in Now magazine dated 23 April – out now!

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