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Monday 16th December 2019

Dancing On Ice star Donna Air 'splits' from boyfriend Ben Carrington

The star and property developer have reportedly gone separate ways

Donna Air has reportedly split from her boyfriend of 18 months, Ben Carrington.

The 40-year-old presenter and actress began seeing Harrow educated and property developer Ben, 35, shortly after she split from on-and-off boyfriend James Middleton in 2017.

However, according to a source in the Daily Mail, after splitting from Ben, Donna is excited for what's next.

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"It’s sad, but Donna is excited about the next chapter in her life," the source said.

"She has a great support system and at her birthday party in London last week she was surrounded by friends and family."

Ent Daily has contacted reps for Donna for comment.

Donna is excited about the next chapter in her life.

Donna was predicted to become part of the Middleton family, having had the lengthy courtship with James, and even scored an invite to Pippa Middleton's high profile wedding.

On her split from James, she told the Mail on Sunday in early 2018: "James and I are no longer an item. We parted ways in December but remain the very best of friends and always will be."

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Donna started out as a child actress on Byker Grove, and went on to have a successful presenting career on the likes of The Big Breakfast, TFI Friday and Popstars: The Rivals Extra.

She has some exciting work projects lined up, including appearing in the upcoming series of The Split on BBC.

Appearing on the second series of the legal drama, she is set to play a celebrity seeking a divorce from her abusive partner.

She has a 15-year-old daughter with her former long-term partner Damian Aspinall, a successful businessman and conservationist.

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