CAROLINE Flack has split with boyfriend Lewis Burton a month after a court banned her from contacting him.
Lewis, 27, is now said to be back on the market, with a close source claiming he has sent flirty messages to another woman.
Caroline Flack has split with boyfriend Lewis Burton a month after a court banned her from contacting him
According to a source, Lewis, 27, is now said to be ‘back on the market’ (pictured today)
Caroline, 40, stepped down from presenting Love Island after she was arrested for allegedly hitting Lewis with a lamp.
She recently returned to London after a spell in LA and our source said: The communication ban and distance between them over Christmas and New Year has done Lewis good.
He is ready to move on with his life now.
Flack and Lewis declared their love for each other in online posts after the alleged assault on December 12.
Caroline, 40, was arrested for allegedly hitting Lewis with a lamp
But the source went on: Lewis is single again and ready to get back out there on the dating scene.
He has been thinking about going on dates and it would be fair to say he has put the feelers out there.
Hes definitely got his eye on someone else already and been flirting with her over messages. He is letting her know hes ready when she is.
Flack was arrested in the early hours after the alleged bust-up at her flat in Islington, North London.
Flack and Lewis declared their love for each other in online posts after the alleged assault on December 12
She is alleged to have hit tennis coach Lewis over the head while he slept, causing a head injury.
A court heard that one police officer likened the scene to a horror movie.
The alleged attack is said to have happened after Flack found texts on his phone, and thought he was cheating on her.
After the December 23 court hearing, Lewis wrote online: Its heartbreaking I cant see my girlfriend over Christmas.
Arguments do happen every day in every relationship. Gutted I am not allowed to protect her right now.
Flack posted over Christmas: ‘Its going to be a relief when I am able to give my side of the story, when I am allowed to’
Despite Lewis public support for Caroline over the Christmas period, a source says he is now ‘single again’
Flack also posted: Its going to be a relief when I am able to give my side of the story, when I am allowed to.
She denies assault and has been released on bail until her trial on March 4.
When approached by The Sun last night, Lewis said: I dont want to answer any of your questions, sorry.
She denies assault and has been released on bail until her trial on March 4
Caroline quit her role as Love Island host after she was arrested