Love Island’s Greg O’Shea breaks silence on SPLIT from Amber Gill

He spoke out during an appearance on The Late Late show in Ireland

Greg O'Shea and Amber Gill

by Laura Thornton and Nathan Katnoria |

Love Island winners Amber Gill and Greg O'Shea have lasted less than five weeks outside of the villa after the Irish rugby hunk revealed they had ended their relationship to concentrate on their careers.

Amber had been due to fly to Ireland to appear on The Late Late Show in Dublin, but instead she stayed at home whilst Greg starred alongside fellow Islander Maura Higgins, and opened up about what REALLY happened.

Greg denied rumours he'd dumped Amber over text, he instead revealed they had a series of phone calls.

He said: "So we're mad about each other, what's not to be mad about? She's gorgeous, smart funny, she's the Queen of Love Island for a reason but you need to be realistic about the situation.

"She lives in the UK, every brand wants to work with her, every event wants her there, of course she deserves all of it and I decided to come back to Ireland and do my thing here."

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Nathan Massey and Cara de la Hoyde are the only Love Island winners to have remained together!Despite splitting for a number of months in 2017, the couple rekindled their romance when Cara discovered she was expecting the couple's first child.

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The couple later welcomed a baby boy called Freddie in December 2016. Sharing the happy news on social media, Nathan wrote: "The day has finally come!!!! Myself and @cara_delahoyde have become parents to our beautiful baby boy!!! Massive hats off to Cara who delivered our boy safely !!!!! #thenextchapter ud83dudc99ud83dudc76ud83cudffc"In July 2018, Cara and Nathan announced their engagement, with Nathan popping the question in the villa they first met.

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It took her a while, but Olivia Buckland finally found her man during Love Island season 2. After leaving the villa together when they finished in second place behind Cara and Nathan, the couple haven't looked back!

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Just a few months after leaving the famous villa, Alex popped the question to Olivia during a romantic trip to New York. The couple also became the first Love Island couple to get married!

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Despite the public thinking their relationship was just a 'joke', Jess Shears and Dom Lever have defied the odds and are one of the two couples still together from last year's Love Island**.** Despite all of the drama with Jess and 'Muggy Mike', Dom proposed to his girlfriend in September 2016.

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The couple have cashed in on promotional shoots together, appearances, and even got 'married' on Good Morning Britain on Valentine's Day. Despite the 'fake wedding', Jess and Dom then tied the knot for real in 2018, when they married at a private ceremony on the Greek island of Mykonos.

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He continued: "I'm trying to get to the Olympics with the sevens team, I've got my law exams coming up so we're both so jam-packed busy and you need to take these opportunities by the scruff of the neck.

"So we're kind of just being realistic about the situation and protecting our careers and that's where we are at the moment."

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Amber ended up spending the night with Anna Vakili and Yewande Biala but for fans who were sad she missed the show in Ireland, be rest assured the Love Island winner has something in the pipeline.

After Maura Higgins was rumoured for Dancing On Ice and Molly-Mae Hague released a collection with PrettyLittleThing, Amber has hinted she is working on big things.

Replying to a fan on Twitter who questioned why she hadn't launched any clothing collections like some of her fellow Islanders, Amber said: "Sis please don't tell me you think I'm out here doing nothing?

"I always do the most. Be patient!"

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