‘It’s taken time to adjust to a new normal in the public eye’: Love Island’s Kaz Kamwi and Tyler Cruickshank confirm they have split – revealing they are ‘extremely sad’ to have ended their romance
- MailOnline revealed last week that Love Island couple Kaz and Tyler had split – with the pair now saying they’re ‘extremely sad’ to have parted ways
- In a statement posted to Instagram, the former Islanders said: ‘We have had a fantastic journey and we will always have a special bond between us’
- They also commented on life outside of the TV villa, saying they have struggled to adjust to a ‘new normal in the public eye’
- A source previously told MailOnline the pair didn’t get on as well outside of the show – but they will continue to support each other in their careers
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Kaz Kamwi has confirmed her split from boyfriend Tyler Cruickshank, confessing they have struggled to adapt to life in the ‘public eye.’
MailOnline revealed Love Island couple Kaz, 27, and Tyler, 26, ended their romance last week – with the pair now saying they’re ‘extremely sad’ to have parted ways.
The Islanders have vowed to ‘continue supporting each other’s careers’ and thanked their dedicated fans for all their love since they left the Love Island villa in August.
‘This part of the journey hasn’t been easy’: Love Island’s Kaz Kamwi has confirmed her split from Tyler Cruickshank, revealing they have struggled to adapt to life in the ‘public eye’
The former couple jointly shared on Instagram: ‘We are extremely sad to announce that we have decided to end our romantic relationship.
‘We have had a fantastic journey and we will always have a special bond between us.
‘We will continue to be very much in one another’s lives and support each other in every way.
‘We are so grateful that we have shared this Love Island experience with each other, and we will continue to support each other’s careers.
Flawless: Kaz modelled a lingerie set from Rihanna’s brand Savage X Fenty on Instagram following her breakup from Tyler last week, while the ex-couple have since confirmed they’re ‘sad’ to have separated
‘We are so grateful’: The ex-couple announced the news to their fans in a joint Instagram statement – after MailOnline revealed they had struggled to get on outside of the villa
‘Life since the villa has been amazing, but it’s taken time to adjust to a new normal in the public eye.
‘This part of the journey hasn’t been easy for us but we’re learning.
‘Thank you to every single person who has supported us, we appreciate you more than you will ever know.’
A source previously told MailOnline: ‘Kaz and Tyler have decided to go their separate ways after giving everything to make their relationship work.
‘They haven’t got on as well outside of the villa as they first hoped and the pressure of their fans watching their every move hasn’t made it easy for them either.
‘The romance ended on good terms and they’re still friends, who will support each other in the industry.’
On Friday, influencer Kaz showed Tyler what he’s missing – flashing a glimpse of her pert bum in a peekaboo lingerie set from Rihanna’s brand Savage X Fenty.
Cheeky: Influencer Kaz showed Tyler what he’s missing as she stunned in a peekaboo lingerie set on her Instagram stories last week
Kaz and Tyler are the first couple from the 2021 final to split – with winners Millie Court, 25, and Liam Reardon, 22, and runners-up Chloe Burrows, 25, and Toby Aromolaran, 22, still going strong in their relationships.
Faye Winter, 26, and Teddy Soares, also 26, who came third in the competition, are also still together.
Influencer Kaz made her first solo red carpet appearance at the MOBO Awards last week, where she presented the accolade for Best African Music Act alongside DJ Abrantee.
She was last seen at ITV’s Palooza with Tyler, after the pair made their first official appearance together at the National Television Awards in September.
Riding solo: Influencer Kaz made her first solo red carpet appearance at the MOBO Awards last week, where she presented the accolade for Best African Music Act alongside DJ Abrantee