Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley says she's 'still friends' with personal trainer ex

Catherine Tyldesley says she is happy being single after splitting with personal trainer boyfriend Sam Witter.

Coronation Street star Catherine, 29, dated 22-year-old Sam, who was also her business partner, for just over a year after he helped her get in shape.

But Catherine, who dropped from a size 22 to a size 10, says she’s been enjoying the single life since the break-up.

‘I’ve been catching up with friends and having a good time,’ she says. ‘Sam and I are still good friends.’

While her toyboy ex was pictured out with a woman dubbed a ‘lookalike’ by the papers, Catherine says there was no truth in the stories.

‘She doesn’t look anything like me in real life! She is actually a family friend – and she has a boyfriend!’ Catherine says.

‘So when I saw that I knew it was nonsense. Sam‘s still a lovely guy and he can do what he wants. We’re not together.’

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