Dancing on Ice’s Alexander Demetriou announces separation from wife Carlotta

Just weeks after split rumours first surfaced

Alexander Demetriou and Carlotta Edwards

by Nathan Katnoria |

Dancing on Ice professional skater Alexander Demetriou has confirmed his split from wife Carlotta Edwards after four years of marriage.

He announced the news on his Instagram story just weeks after it was first reported the pair were “taking a break” when Carlotta flew back to her native Canada.

In a statement, Alexander, who was partnered with Love Island’s Maura Higgins during the recent series of the ITV skating show, told his followers, “I’m sorry I have been quiet on social media recently but it’s been a tough time personally for me. Carlotta and I have separated.

“Although it saddens me that we can no longer be together, I feel this is best for the both of us. I’m looking forward to what the future will bring but in the meantime let’s all stay home and stay safe. Alex xx.”

Alexander Demetriou instagram story

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It was first reported that Alexander and Carlotta were taking time apart earlier this month.

A source told The Sun, “Carlotta and Alex are taking a break from their marriage and are trying to work out what they want from the future.

“Isolation is giving them a lot of time to think and both are with their families.

“Alex’s friendship with Maura [Higgins] was the first proper crack in their relationship. But now they’re at breaking point.”

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Alexander and Carlotta are the latest in a string of celeb couples to call it quits after Georgia Steel ended her engagement to Ex on The Beach fiancé Callum Izzard.

They got engaged within a month of meeting on the MTV reality show but split last week, with Ibiza Weekender star Callum moving out of their shared Brentwood home. They’ve also unfollowed each other on Instagram and removed any loved-up pictures from their profiles.

Just a week earlier, Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson split from Chris Hughes and Wes Nelson parted ways with girlfriend Arabella Chi and moved in with fellow Islander Josh Denzel.

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