Couples around the world are having their relationships put to the test during the COVID-19 pandemic – and celebrities are no exception.
Some of them have come out of the lockdown stronger than ever, but there are others who were not so lucky.
Several high-profile links have recently stopped, the most recent being The Bachelorette’s Angie Kent and Carlin Sterritt, who confirmed their breakup on Wednesday after weeks of speculation.
The COVID Curse: Several high-profile couples broke up during coronavirus locking, the most recent of which are The Bachelorette’s Angie Kent (right) and Carlin Sterritt (left)
Angie and Carlin went to their respective Instagram accounts to announce the news.
“We have not yet wanted to confirm because there are much bigger problems going on in the world and we both took the space to think about what we really want,” Angie wrote.
She added, “Matters of the heart are extremely difficult, and I’m sorry to say that Carlin and I broke up.”
End of the road: Angie and Carlin went to their respective Instagram accounts to release the news on Wednesday, after weeks of speculation
Of course, they are not the only ones who broke up during the coronavirus lock.
Noni Janur and Samuel Johnston
In June, Daily Mail Australia reported that The Bachelor’s Noni Janur and Samuel Johnston had called time about their relationship.
Farewell: In June, Daily Mail Australia reported that The Bachelor’s Noni Janur (left) and Samuel Johnston (right) had called time about their relationship
As the news surfaced during the lockdown, the couple are believed to have split after Noni’s trip to Los Angeles over Christmas.
“It’s been a while, they were over for Valentine’s Day,” said a source at the time.
Jessika Power and James Brown
Iso-wee: Last week, star at first sight confirmed Jessika Power (right) that she had split up with her four-month-old James Brown (left)
Last week, the star first confirmed that Jessika Power confirmed that she had split up with her four-month-old James Brown.
“We had some problems and they got worse when I left the Gold Coast to visit my family in Perth,” she explained.
“Unfortunately we couldn’t search them and he decided to continue.”
The pair had gone into isolation together, but Jessika explained that once the limitations of the lock began to ease and life returned to normal, they realized they had better go their own way.
Harry Jowsey and Francesca Farago
Love Lost: Last month, Too Hot to Handle star Harry Jowsey (right) announced his split from Canadian model Francesca Farago (left)
Last month, Too Hot to Handle star Harry Jowsey announced his split from Canadian model Francesca Farago.
He posted a video to YouTube video detailing the breakup, revealing that he “ wanted to own ” what had happened.
“I saw Francesca and I remember holding her … and I felt how much she still loved me and I just didn’t have that feeling anymore,” said Harry.
Sam Frost and Dave Bashford
Officially over: Home and Away’s Sam Frost (right) confirmed her split from longtime boyfriend Dave Bashford (left) earlier this week
Sam Frost of Home and Away confirmed her split from longtime friend Dave Bashford earlier this week.
While it is possible that they may have closed things up in a closed state, there were rumors for the first time in January that it would break up, two months before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.
An actress representative announced the split Thursday, saying, “Sam and Dave are no longer in a relationship. They are still great friends. ‘