Love Island star Lucinda Strafford turned down a proposal to star on Celebs Go Courting after rekindling her romance with footballer Aaron Connolly. The 2 break up earlier this 12 months attributable to his dishonest
Love Island star Lucinda Strafford turned down the chance to star on Celebs Go Courting after rekindling her romance with footballer Aaron Connolly.
The 21-year-old rejected the Channel four TV supply insisting she was bored with relationship reveals after starring in ITV 2’s Love Island this summer time.
Nevertheless, it’s believed that her reluctance to star on the favored relationship present was largely attributable to her and Aaron reuniting.
“I’ve been provided a actuality TV present, a relationship one, however I’ve stated ‘sadly not’,” she informed The Solar, including: “I desire a break from relationship for some time, it’s an excessive amount of.”
Lucinda dated £1m-a-year Brighton & Hove Albion winger Aaron for 2 years earlier than splitting earlier this 12 months attributable to his dishonest.
Shortly after being voted out of the villa with fellow contestant Aaron Francis, Lucinda referred to as time on their relationship and was quickly pictured on a romantic evening out with fellow Islander Brad McClelland, who was one in every of her love pursuits within the villa.
Over the previous few weeks, nevertheless, she and footballer Aaron have been noticed collectively sparking rumours that they’re relationship once more.
Talking to OK! about her present relationship standing, Lucinda just lately admitted that she and ex Aaron “are kind of speaking once more”.
“We’re seeing the place issues go,” she revealed, earlier than clarifying that the pair aren’t formally a pair. “We’re not again collectively as such, however we’re taking it step-by-step… I am probably not speaking to anybody else in the mean time”
Lucinda defined that the reunion with Aaron occurred after issues “kind of fizzled out” between her and Brad post-show.
“I really feel like perhaps there was a motive it did not work within the villa so it wasn’t going to work outdoors,” she reasoned. In accordance an insider, Lucinda and Aaron “argued” about her occurring the ITV2 actuality present.
Nevertheless, as she went ahead with the present, sparking romances with Brad, Aaron and Danny – soccer star Aaron was stated to have ultimately given her his blessing and even sorted her pet canine in her absence.
Many viewers speculated that Lucinda’s coronary heart was nonetheless along with her ex and that she was solely utilizing the present as a way of bringing her fame, profitable endorsements and a focus for her on-line style boutique.
She denied the accusations that she was nonetheless invested in her relationship with Aaron, insisting after she was dumped from the present: “I’m utterly and totally single.
“By no means in 1,000,000 years would I am going on Love Island if I used to be in a relationship, and I am positive if I had a boyfriend, he would not be very proud of it both.
“We ended fairly dramatically at first of March however then we made associates… Hopefully, he is moved on and I undoubtedly have.”
Though Lucinda has dominated out Celebs Go Courting, she nonetheless hopes for a profession in tv however has her sights set on larger, extra mainstream prospects.
She stated: “I’m open to different actuality TV reveals, it’s not simply relationship reveals on the market, there are such a lot of different ones on the market.
“I’m A Superstar can be a lot enjoyable. I’d undoubtedly be up for that, however I don’t assume they’ve taken on any islanders earlier than. I may very well be a primary.”