- The pair first started dating in June, and according to reports, they had recently moved in together
- A source told The Sun that Maurya, 30, is ‘absolutely devastated’ by the split
- On Monday, the Love Island star deleted almost all photos of Giovanni from her Instagram page, leading to rumors that the pair had broken up.
- Strictly Come Dancing professional also removed her from their page without a trace
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Maura Higgins and Giovanni Pernis have split after a four-month relationship.
The romance between the Love Island star, 30, and the Strictly Come Dancing pro, 31, reportedly turned sour after days of moving in together.
The Irish beauty is said to be ‘absolutely devastated’.
End of the Road: Maura Higgins and Giovanni Pernis split after four months of relationship
a source told Sun: ‘It’s all over for now. Maurya is utterly devastated, it appears that the curse of sternness has reappeared.
‘Friends are hoping they can patch things up. But only time will tell if they can fix things because Giovanni is too busy.’
With Italian dancer Rose Ayling-Ellis putting her paces on Strictly Come Dancing and they’ve become good friends, Giovanni showcases the sign language she’s learned via social media.
Split: Romance between Love Island star, 30, and Strictly Come Dancing pro, 31, reportedly turns sour after days of moving in together
Training: Italian dancer Rose Ayling-Ellis (pictured) is putting her paces on Strictly Come Dancing — and they’ve become good friends
The source concluded, ‘Maura decided to take a step back and let her focus on the show.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Maura and Giovanni for comment.
News of the split follows closely Monday’s news in which Maura removed almost all photos of Giovanni from her Instagram page, leading to rumors that the pair had broken up.
The Glow Up Ireland host last posted a picture with the dancer in a carousel ad post on 24 September, where the two hugged each other as love as ever.
Giovanni has also deleted the reality star from his page without a trace.
OVER: News of the split follows closely Monday’s reports that Maura had removed almost all photos of Giovanni from her Instagram page, leading to rumors that the pair had broken up.
The alleged end of their whirlwind romance could be as a result of the Strictly Curse, which sees celebrities split with their romantic partners during or shortly after the show.
Many viewers have commented that Giovanni and EastEnders actress Rose would be ‘cute’ together.
But there is nothing to suggest that they are nothing more than just friends.
The Happier Times: The Glow Up Ireland host last posted a picture with the dancer on 24 September in a carousel ad post where the two hugged each other as love as ever
Victims of the so-called ‘curse’ include Stacy Dooley, Susannah Reid and Sean Walsh.
Maura posted a video from inside her London apartment earlier this week expressing her joy of being ‘finally’, prompting fans to speculate that she was moving in with the hunk.
An insider told MailOnline earlier this month that “things got serious very quickly” between the pair.
Oh no: The Strictly Come Dancing Professional has also deleted the reality star from its page without a trace
Whirlwind romance: An insider told MailOnline earlier this month that ‘things got serious very quickly’ between the pair
A source said, “Things between Maura and Jio have turned serious very fast and they are now ready to take things up a notch by finding their place.