TOWIE’s Mario Falcone and Lucy Mecklenburgh have reportedly split following cheating claims

The Only Way is Essex couple Mario Falcone and Lucy Mecklenburgh have reportedly decided to go their separate ways.

TOWIE couple Mario Falcone and Lucy Mecklenburgh have reportedly split

Well that will make for some awkward viewing when TOWIE returns on Sunday if the rumours are true.

According to The Sun, Mario, 24, cheated on Lucy, 22, with new cast mate Amy Broadbent.

A source told the paper: "Lucy is so upset about this. Even though her and Mario have had their ups and down, she thought they were behind them and they had a future together.”

And it was up to Lucy’s friend and cast member Sam Faiers to help an inconsolable Lucy out.

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The source continued: "As soon as she heard, she went to Sam Faiers' house and hasn't gone home since."

Makes sense we suppose given that Sam has been telling Lucy all along that Mario is a cheat.

New cast member Amy Broadbent looks to ruffle more than a few feathers when she and her twin sister Sally join the cast for the eighth series.

Lucy and Mario have had a rocky relationship to say the least. Copyright [ITV2]

The Mario and Lucy were previously engaged, however, Lucy decided to call off the engagement as she felt it was putting too much of a strain on their relationship.

Talking recently about their relationship Lucy admitted that the couple were much happier to not be engaged.

She said: "We're much happier now. Getting un-engaged was the best thing to do. Filming puts a strain on our relationship."

See the drama unfold Sunday night at 10pm when TOWIE returns to ITV2.


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