Chris Hughes is reportedly being ‘gutted’ that Jesy Nelson has moved on with Our Girl star Sean Sagar.
According to a report by The sun On Saturday, the former Love Island star, 27, told friends that he was not happy to see that the Little Mix star, 29, had found a new man.
A source speaking to the publication claimed, “Chris was really in love with Jesy and wanted it to work.
Upset: Chris Hughes allegedly ‘gutted’ over ex girlfriend Jesy Nelson’s new romance with Sean Sagar, it was claimed on Saturday
He thought they were going to stay together forever, so it was a tough pill to swallow to see pictures of her with Sean’s arms on her bare skin, which looked warm and relaxed. He’s been gutted.
“He is aware that Sean and Jesy have become more friendly and have started hanging out shortly after their split.”
The source added that Chris had taken their break hard and found that lockdown had made things “doubly heavy” but determined that Chris had a good network of friends to support him.
MailOnline has contacted Chris’s representatives for comment.
Failed romance: A source claimed that Chris was ‘really in love with Jesy’ and took their break hard, so seeing her move on with Sean ‘was a hard pill to swallow’
Last week, Jesy saw a fun show with Sean just three weeks after denying the couple was dating.
The Little Mix singer would ‘laugh’ while the actor ‘put his arm around her’ on a trip to the Roof East bar in Stratford, London.
In photos obtained by The sun, Jesy and Sean, 30, seemed in a good mood when they got together before joining a friend at a table.
A source told the publication, “They seemed quite in love. They hugged as they waited to enter, and he put his arm around her and kissed her on the crown.
New love? Last week, Jesy saw a friendly showing with Our Girl star Sean (pictured in 2019), while allegedly ‘laughing’ as the actor ‘put his arm around her’
“They didn’t seem to hide it from anyone and looked like a new couple on a date.
While another said, “They looked so comfortable and she smiled. She looked so happy and didn’t care who looked. ‘
MailOnline then contacted Jesy and Sean’s representatives for comment.
It comes after Jesy’s representative insisted on MailOnline in a statement that she is ‘just friends’ with the actor after he was pictured leaving her home in Essex.
Hunky: A source claimed the pair looked ‘loved’ on their outing and ‘didn’t seem to hide it from anyone’ (Sean pictured in February)
They said, “Jesy has vehemently denied that she is dating Sean Sagar and says they are just friends.”
In early July, Sean was spotted leaving Jesy’s house in photos of The sun, after spending several days with her at a mutual friend’s house in Reading.
Sources claimed the couple went back to Jesy’s house and left later that night.
Known for his role as Private Jaiden ‘Monk’ Montgomery in the BBC series Our Girl opposite Michelle Keegan, Sean also appeared in the Guy Ritchie movie The Gentlemen earlier this year.
Not true! However, Jesy denied she was dating Our Girl’s Sean in early July, stressing in a statement that they are ‘just friends’
Jesy and Sean also follow each other on Instagram and in the past he liked several of her sexy social media snaps.
A source told The Sun: “Jesy and Sean have done really well. Their special bond also cheered him up, as all of his acting was suspended due to Coronavirus.
“So hanging out with Jesy made him very happy again. But Jesy insisted he’s just a buddy for her. ‘
It comes three months after it was revealed that Jesy had separated from her boyfriend Chris Hughes when they began to isolate separately during the COVID-19 lockout.
Fencer: Sean is known to many for his role as Private Jaiden ‘Monk’ Montgomery in the BBC series Our Girl opposite Michelle Keegan
After her divorce from Chris, Jesy spent at her Essex home with best friend Charlotte Driver.
A source told The Sun: “Jesy and Chris broke up a few weeks ago. It was all very friendly and they are still really good friends.
“Jesy called Chris and was in charge of the conversation about their relationship, and both agreed that it felt like it was going on – they’re both fine.”
The Little Mix singer has also dated Diversity’s Jordan Banjo, Rixton star Jake Roche, along with TOWIE’s Chris Clark.
End: The split of Jesy and Chris came as a surprise to many fans because they seemed to be very much in love, although sources claimed they remained friends (pictured in happier times)