Sad news has been rumored today that Stacey Dooley has ‘split’ from her boyfriend of three years Sam Tucknott just three months after winning Strictly Come Dancing.
The Sun have reported that Stacey apparently struggled to maintain her romance with the personal trainer, as it’s been claimed that their lives have gone a ‘separate direction’.
A source said to The Sun:
‘Stacey confided in her friends that she was struggling to hold down her romance with Sam because her life has been a whirlwind after Strictly.
‘She barely saw him during the month-long tour and has gone straight back into filming documentaries and has been travelling all over the world.’
They continued to say:
‘They have a close circle of friends who hope things might yet work out but it’s not looking likely. It was very emotional and has been tough on them both’,
News outlets contacted Stacey’s rep for a reply but they haven’t so far.
MTV bosses have confirmed that Mike Thalassitis was filmed for the new series of Ex On The Beach before his passing last weekend.
Mike was going to be a contestant on the reality show as it was filmed last September but now with his death it’s been announced that this years series is going to be canceled, out of respect for Mike’s family and friends.
In a statement shared to the Mail Online MTV said:
‘We were very sad to hear the tragic news about Mike Thalassitis and our thoughts are with his family and friends.
‘Last year, Mike took part in filming for the next series of Ex on the Beach, which was due to air on MTV later in the year.
Reports have been saying that the producers of Love Island have been thinking about canceling this years series due to two contestants taking their own life’s.
Since Love Island returned to our screens in 2015 two people have taken their loves, Sophie Gradon and Mike Thalassitis’s both ended their own life’s.
Since the news broke over the weekend about Mike’s death viewers have called for the show to be canceled out of respect.
ITV gave responses with the following statement:
is a process the show takes very seriously and is a continuous process for all those taking part in the show”.
“We ensure that all of our Contributors are able to access psychological support before, during and after appearing on the show.”
On Loose Women today Pete Wicks appeared on the show to give an update on how his ex-girlfriend Megan McKenna is doing after it was announced the weekend that former boyfriend Mike Thalassitis had taken his own life.
Megan was meant to appear on the show with Pete to talk about the final week of Celebs Go Dating when the producers decided to get Pete to talk about men’s mental health.
Pete said on Tuesday afternoon that he had spoken to Mega since the news broke as he said:
‘I’ve spoken to her very briefly and I think Megan needs time to process what’s happened it was a big shock for everyone, especially for Megan. She’ll be OK it’s tough for anyone to deal with’.
Then talking about finding out that Mike had passed away he continued to say:
‘On Saturday night, I was out with friends. It was such a tragic thing to happen to anyone who is in public eye hard for his family my thoughts go out to his family’.
Speaking on men dealing with mental health as a man in the public eye, he went on: ‘When people see people in the public eye, it’s very glamorous life, you’re living your best life… but you never know what’s going on in closed doors…
He then continued to say:
‘Everyone has their struggles and it becomes more shocking when it’s everyone who knows nationally. I’ve dealt with that myself anything you go through you put yourself in TV where everyone can judge you for everything…
‘You do not necessarily something should happen when you have to go through anything on social media it’s heightened and escalated it has a different effect’.
On Sunday night Celebs Go Dating paid tribute to Mike Thalassitis who was found dead over the weekend.
Mike who appeared on the dating show in 2018 was remember at the end of the show by showing a picture of him along with the words of ‘In memory of Mike Thalassitis 1993-2019.’
Really is so sad.
News has just broken that Mike Thalassitis has been found dead!
Its been said that Mike’s body was found in woodland near his home in Essex.
The 26-year-old shoot to fame on Love Island In 2017 and was a League One footballer. In 2018he stared on Celebs Go Dating And after that dated Megan McKenna.