Chris Hughes is ‘gutted’ over Jesy Nelson’s new romance with Our Girl star Sean Sagar

Chris Hughes is allegedly ‘gutted’ that Jesy Nelson has moved on with Our Girl star Sean Sagar. 

According to a report from The Sun on Saturday, the former Love Island star, 27, has told friends he was unhappy to see the Little Mix star, 29, had found a new man.

A source speaking to the publication claimed: ‘Chris was really in love with Jesy and wanted it to work.

Upset: Chris Hughes is said to be ‘gutted’ over ex girlfriend Jesy Nelson’s new romance with Sean Sagar, it was claimed on Saturday

‘He thought they were going to be together for ever, so seeing pictures of her with Sean’s arms on her bare skin, looking warm and relaxed, was a hard pill to swallow. He’s gutted.

‘He’s aware that Sean and Jesy became more friendly and started hanging out soon after they split.’

The source added that Chris had taken their breakup hard and found lockdown had made things ‘doubly tough’, but stipulated that Chris had a good network of friends to support him.  

MailOnline has contacted Chris’ representatives for comment.  

Failed romance: A source claimed that Chris 'was really in love with Jesy' and has taken their breakup hard, so to see her move on with Sean 'was a hard pill to swallow'

Failed romance: A source claimed that Chris ‘was really in love with Jesy’ and has taken their breakup hard, so to see her move on with Sean ‘was a hard pill to swallow’

Last week, Jesy was seen putting on a cosy display with Sean just three weeks after she denied the pair were dating. 

The Little Mix singer was said to be ‘laughing’ as the actor ‘put his arm around her’ during a trip to Roof East bar in London‘s Stratford.

In pictures obtained by The Sun, Jesy and Sean, 30, appeared to be in good spirits as they stand together before joining a pal at a table.  

A source told the publication: ‘They seemed pretty loved up. They were hugging as they waited to go in and he had his arm round her and kissed her on the top of the head.

New love? Last week, Jesy was seen putting on a cosy display with Our Girl star Sean (pictured in 2019) as she was said to be 'laughing' as the actor 'put his arm around her'

New love? Last week, Jesy was seen putting on a cosy display with Our Girl star Sean (pictured in 2019) as she was said to be ‘laughing’ as the actor ‘put his arm around her’

‘They didn’t seem to be hiding it from anyone and looked like any new couple on a date.

While another added: ‘They looked so comfortable together and she was laughing. She looked so happy and didn’t care who was looking.’

MailOnline contacted Jesy and Sean’s representatives for comment at the time.

It comes after Jesy’s representative insisted to MailOnline in a statement that she’s ‘just friends’ with the actor after he was pictured leaving her home in Essex.

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