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Strictly star Neil Jones ‘splits from girlfriend after whirlwind romance’

"It was impossible to keep that flame alive"

Strictly Come Dancing pro Neil Jones has reportedly split from his girlfriend following a whirlwind romance.

According to reports, the star, 39, and model Sophie Lily Kerr called time on their relationship three months after they started dating.

However, despite going their separate ways, Neil and Sophie apparently have “no bad blood” between them.

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Neil has reportedly split from his girlfriend (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Strictly star Neil Jones splits from girlfriend

A source told The Sun: “Neil and Lily’s romance started as a whirlwind and it ended just as quickly.

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“They made a lovely couple but their schedules made it difficult for them to look to the future. Neil became so busy with Strictly Come Dancing before Christmas and now he is out on a nationwide tour.

“It was impossible to keep that flame alive.”

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Neil and Sophie reportedly had a whirlwind romance (Credit: YouTube/ITV)

The insider added that there’s “no bad blood between them” but “sadly their relationship was just not to be”.

ED! has contacted reps for Neil for comment.

Back in October 2021, reports claimed that Neil had asked Sophie to move in with him.

At the time, a source told The Sun: “The speed with which this has all happened mirrors Neil’s lightning-quick feet across the Strictly dance floor.

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Neil and Katya split in 2019 (Credit: SplashNews.com)

“They are moving very quickly.”

Neil’s romance came after his split from wife Katya Jones in 2019.

Back in 2018, Katya was pictured kissing her Strictly partner Seann Walsh.

At the time of their split, Neil and Katya said: “We have made the mutual decision to separate.

“We will always love each other, just in a different way as friends.”

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Neil was also previously linked to Colombian dancer Luisa Eusse.

However, they split in 2020. At the time, a source claimed the pair’s relationship “had become complicated”.

They added that Neil and Luisa were at “very different places in their lives”.

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