Love Island's Ellie posted an emotional statement about her relationship with Charlie 3 years ago

Love Island's Ellie posted an emotional statement about her relationship with Charlie

"By no means am I saying I was the perfect girlfriend..."

Love Island's Ellie Brown has finally broken her silence one week after splitting from boyfriend and TV co-star, Charlie Brake.

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Charlie, who announced their split on Tuesday of last week took to Instagram to say:

"Just to inform you all, Ellie and I have decided to part ways. I wish her all the best."

The split came as a shock to fans who believed the couple was moving from strength to strength, having just arrived home from a skiing trip in Gstaad - however, it appears all was not as it seemed.

 

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And now, a week after breaking the news, Ellie has released a statement about the breakup.

Posting a note to her Instagram story, the 23-year-old said:

"I am trying to deal with this as best and as quietly as possible but it is hard..."

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Continuing the star said:

"By no means am I saying I was the perfect girlfriend but I adored Charlie from the bottom of my heart and he knows that."

The islander then continued to say that she's aware everyone is waiting for a comment from her but she just doesn't know what to say.

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This post follows rumours that the breakup was caused by Charlie cheating on Ellie however, neither of them has confirmed or denied this.