Despite finishing third on this year’s Winter Love Island, Luke Mabbott and Demi Jones sadly announced their split at the start of June. The one-time lovebirds had opted to spend lockdown apart - and said the distance and not seeing each other for months had meant they drifted. Demi also suggested that she was putting more into the relationship than Luke was.
Now, it’s looking like Luke has moved on from Demi already – with 2019 Love Islander Lucie Donlan! Lucie has been single since her messy split from Joe Garratt last November but she’s recently been posting a series of not-so-cryptic Instagram captions suggesting that there’s a new man in her life.
Last week she shared a pair of Baywatch-worthy snaps of herself posing on the beach in a stunning red swimsuit, captioned:
Dear tummy...Sorry for all the butterflies lately. I swear it’s not my fault.. it’s his’. In another set of beach selfies, she posed in a skimpy pink bikini with the caption ‘Just recently I’ve been catching feelings....not flights.
According to a source who spoke to The Sun, ‘Luke and Lucie have been speaking for a few weeks but they haven't actually met up yet.’ However, the distance doesn’t seem to have been such a problem for Luke this time around, as he shared a topless mirror selfie this week with the caption ‘Since you’ve been around I smile a lot more than I used to.’
Demi hits back
Meanwhile, Luke’s ex Demi hit back at Lucie with a scorching selfie of her own as she posed on a sunlounger in a mint green bikini, high heels and sunglasses, with the caption ‘Honey.. you should take my advice catch that flight, not the feeling’. Word is that Lucie has also now blocked Demi on Insta…