Chris Taylor speaks out on Harley Brash break-up as first Love Island couple split

Harley Brash and Chris Taylor

by Alex Ross and Georgina Terry |

Following rumours last week that Love Island 2019 couple Harley Brash and Chris Taylor had split, Chris has now confirmed the sad romance news

Claiming they've not had quality time to spend together due to busy work commitments, Chris posted a snap of the pair on Instagram wishing Harley all the best in the future.

He wrote, "A serious post for once guys. I’m sad to say that both Harley and I have parted ways and came to this decision last night, despite rumours from the media last week."

"Both of us have been very busy with separate opportunities and haven’t had enough quality time for each other.

"We both have the upmost support and respect for one another and the decision was made amicably. I wish her all the best and will always be glad we rode the Love Island adventure together.

"I will be very proud of everything she has done and everything she’ll do ❤️ The future is bright crumpet go get em! Chris xx'" [sic]

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Fans of both Chris and Harley were quick to comment on the post, wishing them the best. One user wrote, "Great together and great apart 💕 proud of you both ❤️".

Another added, "Classy, as always. Wish you both massive happiness. ❤️."[sic]

But was anyone surprised?

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Chris made no secret during his time in the villa of who he 'thought the public' believed he should be with... India Reynolds.

He told Closer, "I’d be lying if I said I didn’t fancy [India], she’s a nice looking girl – I bet everyone in the UK fancies her.

"She’s a lovely girl, she’s very entertaining, she’s very funny, she gets on with everyone."

Last time we looked, India was still coupled up with Ovie Soko. But now the first Love Island couple have split, who knows who'll be next?

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