Love Island’s Montana Brown and Alex Beattie. [Montana Brown / Instagram]
Chloe Sims says Montana Brown dumped Alex Beattie because she’s too busy and lives far away.
In her column for star magazine, the TOWIE says she wasn’t surprised that Montana and Alex have split up.
The 35 year old has grown close to Montana since she left the ITV2 show, revealing that she’d been messaging the Love Island beauty via Twitter DM, and had even invited her down to her salon, Chloe’s Beauty Bar in Brentwood.
TOWIE’s Chloe Sims twirls in a tassel choker while on holiday. [Chloe Sims/Instagram]
“She’s so busy now that I imagine the distance and her new career was probably an added pressure when their relationship was so new,” she said.
Montana, from Hertfordshire, and Alex, from Newcastle, broke up just weeks after leaving Love Island, with Montana confirming the news on Twitter.
“Alex and I have decided to split. Making our relationship work on the outside has been hard,” she told her 229k followers.
Love Island’s Montana Brown on the red carpet in Beverley Hills for a Pretty Little Thing party. [Montana Brown/Instagram]
Kieran O’Hara dated Montana Brown before she joined Love Island [Kieran O’Hara ]
22 year old Alex also shared a message on Twitter, adding: “Me and Montana met yesterday and have decided that it’s best to call it a day with our relationship with each other.”
“It’s been very hard on the outside to make us work how we desired. I still have strong feelings towards her and will be remaining close friends and supporting her through everything.”
Distance was also the reason that Montana broke up with another ex-boyfriend, Manchester United footballer, Kieran O’Hara, who she dated while studying Economics at Bournemouth University.
Irish Rugby player Conor Murray[Conor Murray / Instagram]
Speaking to journalists ahead of entering the villa, Montana explained: “He lived too far away and I was doing my dissertation. The long distance thing just didn’t really work and I couldn’t really travel that much.”
However, it’s been rumoured that she’s already moved on from her brief relationship with Alex.
Rumours are the 21 year old is now back in touch with her ex, Irish Rugby player Conor Murray, plays for Garryowen Rugby Football Club in his hometown of Limerick.