Love Island star Curtis Pritchard and Maura Higgins met on the ITV2 show. They dated for eight months before splitting in 2020
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Love Island star Curtis Pritchard has reportedly “passed over from his ex-girlfriend Maura Higgins to his Cinderella co-star”.
The reality star rose to fame on the ITV2 reality show and ended up dating fellow islander Maura before they split in early 2020.
It has now been reported that the 26-year-old has been dating Sophie Sheridan after the pair met while working on stage together.
Accordingly The sunSophie recently joined the dancer, his brother AJ Pritchard and his girlfriend Abbie Quinnen at the Cheltenham races.
“Curtis and Sophie looked smitten as they strolled down the racecourse together on Friday,” the source told the publication.
“The pair met last year while they were both starring in Panto Cinderella after developing a spark on stage.”
Mirror has reached out to Curtis reps for comment.
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The former Love Island couple dated for eight months before splitting.
At the time, Maura took to her Instagram Stories to confirm the split, admitting they “couldn’t make it work.”
She wrote: “Curtis and I have made the decision to separate. We have had a great experience from our time at the villa and would like to thank everyone for supporting our relationship.
“There’s no easy way to get through a breakup and there’s no bad feeling on either side.
“We tried to make it work but it wasn’t meant to be and I wish Curtis all the best in the future.”
She ended her post with a broken heart emoji.
Maura and Curtis have been forced to deny rumors of a split since they got together as their busy schedules meant they spent a lot of time apart.
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Meanwhile, Curtis recently announced that he’s moving out of his brother AJ’s apartment after three years together.
The dancer announced he’s moving into his own apartment, much to the delight of AJ, 27, who was a pro dancer with Strictly.
Curtis announced his intention to leave his brother’s flat last week during an appearance on Channel 4’s lunchtime show Steph’s Packed Lunch with Steph McGovern.
Curtis, who appeared alongside his brother on the show, said, “Tomorrow I’ll pick up the keys, I’m moving to a place with no furniture, nothing and I’m still going to sleep there that night.”
AJ added that Curtis’ move could not have come sooner as he was looking forward to having his apartment to himself and his girlfriend Abbie.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/love-islands-curtis-pritchard-moves-26524030 Love Island's Curtis Pritchard 'moves on from ex Maura Higgins with Cinderella co-star'