“My Issue, Not Hers”: Chris Clarke Finally Reveals The Reason Behind His Split With Jesy Nelson

He never understood why she was interested in him in the first place.

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Jesy Nelson seemed madly in love with Chris Clarke for a number of weeks, appearing happy and flirty whenever they were spotted together – that is until they announced to the world that they’d split up.

While the Little Mix singer has been moving on, partying with friends and dying her hair a fresh platinum blonde, Chris has been speaking out about what really happened between the pair.

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Chris told OK! magazine about how he and Jesy met on Instagram, saying “That seems to be the way to meet girls nowadays! She liked one of my pictures and I thought, it can’t be that Jesy, surely not, but it was. And it went from there really.

“Our relationship came at a difficult time, though,” he continued, “because the band were touring America, so we mostly spoke on the phone. She was only in my life for about three months. I didn’t understand why she was interested in me – I’m just someone from TOWIE. I always felt like second best to Jesy. But that was my issue, not hers.

Chris went on to explain how difficult he found the split, not because they’d had a row, but because her fans started to abuse him online.

“I’ve been trolled and it’s been tough. I used to think people who complained about trolling were making a bit of a fuss, but I’ve seen how bad people can get.”

But he is adamant that there’s no bad blood between him and his ex, saying, “Jesy and I ended on good terms, I didn’t use her.”

Chris is reportedly back with his ex and fellow TOWIE star, Amber Dowding, and is in a much happier place.

So now we know.

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