My Mum, Your Dad stars Elliott Davidson and Sharon Benson have cut up, MailOnline can reveal.
Their break up means there is only one couple remaining from the hit ITV courting present, postman Roger Hawes and singer Janey Smith.
Sources near Elliott and Sharon, each 53, claimed the gap between the pair was the primary issue behind the breakup however they hope to stay good mates.
P.E trainer Elliott is predicated in Essex, whereas Sharon lives in Sunderland and insiders declare they struggled to spend high quality time with one another.
The supply informed MailOnline: ‘Elliott and Sharon had each intention of constructing their relationship work, however they knew it was at all times going to be powerful.
My Mum, Your Dad stars Elliott Davidson and Sharon Benson have cut up, MailOnline can reveal
Their kids Zach, Elliott’s son, and Tia, Sharon’s daughter, who additionally starred on the present as matchmakers alongside different contestants’ youngsters, have been vastly supportive of the connection
Their break up means there is only one couple remaining from the hit ITV courting present, postman Roger Hawes and singer Janey Smith
‘With Elliott’s job, he might solely actually come as much as see Sharon out of time period time and he or she’s had her personal life-changing points to take care of, specifically her mom’s passing. They cut up on good phrases and can stay mates.
‘You by no means know what would possibly occur sooner or later however they’re so glad to have met one another on the present and totally loved their time courting. However this time, it simply wasn’t to be.’
Followers of the ITV couple have been fast to note that there might be bother in paradise as a result of each Elliott and Sharon ignored questions on their relationship on socials however have been completely satisfied to reply different queries.
Sharon has additionally unfollowed Elliott on Instagram, sparking additional concern that every one was not nicely.
Elliott and Sharon struck a robust bond inside days of assembly on the courting present, which aired in September, nevertheless it took some time for the latter to open up and reveal her true emotions for the trainer.
Their kids Zach, Elliott’s son, and Tia, Sharon’s daughter, who additionally starred on the present as matchmakers alongside different contestants’ youngsters, have been vastly supportive of the connection.
And after the present ended, it appeared the couple have been taking large steps into making their relationship work on the skin by posting footage of themselves with their family members alongside the caption ‘blended’ adopted by a love coronary heart emoji.
In addition they deliberate to maneuver in Elliott’s just lately renovated Essex residence, alongside Sharon’s different daughter Mimi.
Sources have revealed that the couple struggled to make their relationship work because of the distance between them, however they hope to stay mates
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Sharon has just lately unfollowed Elliott on Instagram, sparking concern that every one was not nicely of their romance
Sharon stated: ‘A number of individuals have requested if we’re going to transfer in collectively and who would transfer the place. We’ve got spoken about this and I believe it could be us transferring down south. Tia lived in Essex for 3 years, I am accustomed to Essex and there is extra alternatives for Mimi as nicely when she will get older.’
Nevertheless, after an preliminary flurry of loved-up snaps on social media, the pair have been quiet of late, with Sharon remaining within the North East.
The welfare officer posted a message on her Instagram tales in November admitting she had been by a ‘powerful couple of months’ and it was time to give attention to her ‘physique and soul.’
She just lately misplaced her beloved mom, whom Elliott met earlier than her passing at her father’s eightieth birthday celebrations, which has contributed to her current struggles.
However tellingly the message didn’t embody any references to Elliott, solely ‘household and wonderful mates’ whom she praised for being there for her.
In the meantime, widower Roger, 59, and Janey, 47, have seen their relationship proceed to blossom, because the pair delight followers with common updates from their romance.
They, too, have a problem of a protracted distance relationship, with Roger primarily based in Derbyshire and Janey in West Sussex, however the pair are making issues work.
The third couple to come back out of the present, Paul Edwards, 47, and Natalie Russell, 44, ended shortly after the sequence wrapped.
ITV confirmed final month My Mum, Your Dad, hosted by Davina McCall, will return for a second sequence subsequent 12 months.
MailOnline has contacted Sharon and Elliott for remark.