EXC: Dani Dyer looks downcast after Jack Fincham split

Dani Dyer PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Love Island star looks downcast as she is seen for the first time since ‘dumping’ Jack Fincham just six months after winning the show

  •  Dani was pictured in East London on Friday looking sombre amid claims she ‘dumped’ boyfriend Jack
  • The barmaid, 22, and stationery salesman, 27, found love on the fourth season of Love Island, which aired this summer
  •  She announced the split in an emotional Instagram post saying they both came to the realisation their romance wasn’t meant to be long-term
  •  But hours later Dani deleted the post from her story, leaving fans baffled and praying for a reconciliation between the pair 
  • The pair, who moved in together in August, famously refrained from having sex in the Love Island villa 
  • Love Island 2017 winner Amber Davies, who split with Kem Cetinay soon after the show, predicted the pair’s romance wouldn’t last due to ‘exhausting pressure’
  • The three surviving couples from this season are Megan Barton Hanson and Wes Nelson, Kaz Crossley and Josh Denzel, and Adam Collard and Zara McDermott
  • Earlier this week, the exes were announced as the red carpet presenters for the 24th National Television Awards on January 22
  • Dani’s famous dad Danny Dyer previously revealed that if Jack breaks her heart, he does get the ‘hump’ as her previous boyfriends have discovered
  • The former flames’ reality show Jack and Dani: Life After Love Island is still set to air on ITV2 
  • Dani and Jack’s break-up comes after an awkwardly timed trailer for Love Island: The Christmas Reunion dropped during I’m A Celebrity’s advert break on Thursday night   

Love Island’s Dani Dyer looked sombre in her first sighting since announcing she has split from Jack Fincham. 

The show winner, 22, kept under wraps in a pink padded jacket as she stepped out on Friday in London amid claims she was the one who ended the relationship, and dumped her boyfriend of six months. 

Dani announced the news in an Instagram post on Thursday evening, but hope was sparked in the duo’s extensive fan base that they were back on when the post mysteriously disappeared after a matter of hours, with Dani disabling comments on her recent posts. 


Downcast: Love Island ‘s Dani Dyer looked sombre in her first sighting since announcing she has split from Jack Fincham as she was spotted on a stroll in East London on Friday afternoon 

It’s OVER! After winning Love Island series four in July, Dani and Jack have decided to call time on their romance, just six months after pocketing £50,000 for winning the popular ITV2 show 

However, the star – who is the daughter of EastEnders actor Danny Dyer – was not seen with her ex-boyfriend as she went for a stroll around the city, and looked decidedly more downcast than usual. 


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She kept her figure under wraps on the stroll as she bundled up in a pink padded jacket and mom jeans, finishing off the look with a grey T-shirt and chunky white trainers. 

Dani wore her glossy chestnut locks swept back in a topknot and concealed her eyes beneath a pair of thick glasses. 



Keeping warm: The show winner, 22, kept under wraps in a pink padded jacket as she stepped out on Friday in London amid claims she was the one who ended the relationship, and dumped her boyfriend of six months


Flying solo: The star – who is the daughter of EastEnders actor Danny Dyer – was not seen with her ex-boyfriend as she went for a stroll around the city, and looked decidedly more downcast than usual




In her winter warmers: She kept her figure under wraps on the stroll as she bundled up in a pink padded jacket and mom jeans, finishing off the look with a grey T-shirt and chunky white trainers

The star’s outing marked her first appearance since shocking fans with the announcement that she and Jack had called time on their romance – yet fans are convinced that the deleting the split statement could mean they will reconcile.

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Dani and Jack for comment.

Flocking to social media with tweets laden with the praying hands emoji, the pair’s baffled followers were keeping their fingers crossed that the popular couple were back on.

One fan wrote: ‘Don’t think Jack and Dani splitting up is real cause he hasn’t put out any statement and Dani deleted hers after 2 min so like (praying hands emojis.’  


Back on? The star’s outing marked her first appearance since shocking fans with the announcement that she and Jack had called time on their romance – yet fans are convinced that the deleting the split statement could mean they will reconcile 

‘It wasn’t meant to be long-term’: The 22-year-old took to her Instagram platform on Thursday to confirm the news that she had parted ways with Jack, 27, but baffled fans by deleting the post the next morning 

Baffled: Flocking to social media with tweets laden with the praying hands emoji, the pair’s baffled followers were keeping their fingers crossed that the popular couple were back on

Another wrote: ‘Dani’s deleted the post from her story?? Maybe it was all a joke!’ while another added: ‘Why has dani deleted her post saying that she and Jack have broken up?? there’s a chance.’

One follower was feeling the effects of the pair’s split but was holding out hope when they wrote: ‘My heart broke and my emotions are confused. 

‘A big part of me thinks (they) might have had an argument and she put it up on her story in the heat of the moment and they have now resolved hence why she deleted it and they are together (fingers crossed emoji)

 While the announcement shocked fans, it seemed to come as a great surprise to Dani’s grandmother Chris Dyer, who took to Twitter to unleash her vitriol and bizarrely claim the couple were still together – despite the split post.

The English teacher wrote: ‘Oh do f*** off. They have not split up at all. They are both really busy and don’t have to live in each other’s pockets.’

This comes as Jack hinted at strife in his relationship with Dani in an exclusive interview given to MailOnline just one day before the split was announced amid claims she dumped him. 

And the 27-year-old former stationery salesman hinted the pair’s romance had entered choppy waters when he backtracked on his previous vow to wed the brunette beauty within a year.  

Denial: While the announcement shocked fans, it seemed to come as a great surprise to Dani’s grandmother Chris Dyer, who took to Twitter to unleash her vitriol and bizarrely claim the couple were still together – despite the split post

He told MailOnline: ‘Marriage is not something we’ve thought about yet. Before we can even speak about that, we’d like to buy a house together first. 

‘We haven’t really thought about kids either, but I’d like a boy and a girl, and I’d give them another little Sandy (their new bulldog) too.’

This was despite revealing his plans to tie the knot with Dani, days after arriving home from weeks in the Spanish villa.  

He told The Sun: ‘We’re getting married next year, 100 per cent. Like my mum said to me so many times, ‘When you know about someone, you just know.’ And now I know what she’s talking about. I just know that that’s what we want to do.’ 

Hint: This comes as Jack hinted at strife in his relationship with Dani in an exclusive interview given to MailOnline just one day before the split was announced amid claims she dumped him

Adding a poignant twist to the interview, the hunk spoke about his future plans, where he hoped to be ‘very happy’ with Dani.  

He said: ‘I take every day as it comes. I’d like to think I’d be successful, and would love to think Dani and I will be very happy.’ 

 This comes amid claims that Dani was the one to pull the plug on the pair’s romance.  

A source told The Sun: ‘Dani may have said this was a mutual decision, but that’s not the case. She ended it.

‘He felt they could have made it work, but she showed a hard side and called time on the relationship.’

MailOnline has contacted representatives for the pair for comment.   

Although they have gone their separate ways, Jack and Dani’s professional and personal lives remain closely interlinked. 

Awkwardly, the exes  have wrapped filming on their own reality show, which will focus on their lives post- Love Island. 

Happier times: He told MailOnline: ‘Marriage is not something we’ve thought about yet. Before we can even speak about that, we’d like to buy a house together first’

He said: ‘You can expect some laughs as it’s really funny and it’s light-hearted. I’m not 100% sure if Danny (Dyer, Dani’s father) will appear as we haven’t shot any scenes together, but he might have shot some scenes with Dani and her mum (Joanne Mas).

‘We go to a couple of different countries and just experience life together. I really enjoyed filming it, it was so much fun’, the Essex star added. 

The exes will also reunite on-screen in the upcoming Love Island Christmas special, with Jack admitting it wasn’t all ‘plain sailing’ when the cast members were all in the same room again.          

He revealed: ‘I really enjoyed it. I had such a good time reuniting with everyone and living under the same roof as them again.’ 

Not to be: Adding a poignant twist to the interview, the hunk spoke about his future plans, where he hoped to be ‘very happy’ with Dani

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    When asked whether the cast will erupt into furious rows, the TV personality hinted: ‘You’re going to have to wait and see…it is Love Island after all, it can’t be all plain sailing.’

    They are also due to act as social media hosts for the National Television Awards on January 22, and will face an uncomfortable reunion on the red carpet. 

    Dani and Jack recently became a trio with the adoption of their pet pooch Sandy, and it remains unknown who will get custody of the dog.   

    Gushing over their little family with their pet pooch, he continued: ‘I love Sandy so much. She’s playing with my other dogs at my mum’s at the moment. When I’m out doing work, I never leave her at home by herself so she’d stay with my mum. She’s like my child – she’s featured quite a lot on our reality show.’   

    New pictures emerged of Jack on Wednesday just one day before his high-profile break-up.

    The star appeared in good spirits as he cut a casual figure in light jeans and a dark jumper while walking around London.          


    Before the storm: Jack cut a cheery figure as he stepped out in London on Wednesday, one day before the split was confirmed

    The star spoke about his desire to kiss Hollywood actress Mila Kunis under the mistletoe just days before the split was announced.

    Speaking to The Mirror with fellow Love Island alum Chris Hughes and reality star Joey Essex, he said: ‘Mila Kunis is nice.

    ‘She’s a weapon.’   

    Jack and Dani broke fans hearts on Thursday, when the beauty confirmed the news that the couple had gone their separate ways.

    Their baby: Dani and Jack recently became a trio with the adoption of their pet pooch Sandy, and it remains unknown who will get custody of the dog

    Danny Dyer’s daughter wrote on social media: ‘Jack & I have sadly decided to part ways. It’s been an incredible six months, and we will always have a place in our hearts for each other, but sadly we’ve come to the realisation that it’s not meant to be long-term.’

    Dani continued in her statement: ‘We both plan to stay friends. I hope you’ll all understand. Love Dani x.’

    According to The Sun, the reality stars, who moved in together following their big television win, have been drawn apart by their hectic schedules. 

    A source told the publication: ‘When they left the villa they really thought they would stay together forever, but reality soon set in and things started to get strained.’

    It was continued: ‘They came out to a whirlwind of publicity and after a while, things started to get to them and the cracks appeared.

    ‘Feeling Christmassy’: Just four days ago, Dani and Jack posted their last selfie together as they cosied up for a festive snap 

    ‘They are both incredibly busy and they have decided to call time on their romance.’ MailOnline has contacted representatives for Dani and Jack for further comment.

    The couple’s split comes after an awkwardly timed Love Island: The Christmas Reunion trailer dropped during I’m A Celebrity’s advert break.  

    In the 15-second video it sees Jack and Dani exchanging festive presents, as well as dancing with each other. 

    The duo are joined with their fellow co-stars, but things look like they’re going to be just as awkward for some of their contestants who have also split since the summer. 

    So far, there are only three surviving couples from this season – Megan Barton Hanson and Wes Nelson, Kaz Crossley and Josh Denzel, and Adam Collard and Zara McDermott.  


    Awkward!: The couple’s split comes after an awkwardly timed Love Island: The Christmas Reunion trailer dropped during I’m A Celebrity’s advert break

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      Reunion: The duo are joined with their fellow co-stars, but things look like they’re going to be just as awkward for some of their contestants who have also split since the summer

      Love Island 2017 winner Amber Davies previously predicted that Dani and Jack’s relationship wouldn’t last, due to the ‘exhausting’ pressure.

      Looking back at her own time as a champion, she revealed: ‘Kem (Cetinay) and I realised we weren’t meant to be after just one week of the series ending.

      ‘But I thought by splitting up I was going to break the nation’s hearts and he felt the same.

      ‘Jack and Dani will know right away too. Their relationship will either become exhausting or a success story.’

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          However, Dani and Jack’s fanbase did not see their split coming and social media was awash with emotion: 

          ‘Jack and Dani from Love Island breaking up? I genuinely was expecting marriage and babies. Questioning whether love even exists.’

          ‘Jack and Dani breaking up is just the PERFECT thing to top off this absolute MONSTROSITY of a year. Love isn’t real. Santa doesn’t exist. Christmas is cancelled. That is all thank you.’

          ‘I’ve just lost all faith in humanity after finding out Dani and Jack have split up. Christmas is officially cancelled.

          ‘Dani dyer and jack splitting up is not what I wanted to hear tonight or EVER greetin

          ‘Why would Jack and Dani do this to me just before Christmas  

          ‘Jack n Dani splitting up just proves that no matter how happy people look on social media, no one knows what’s really going on behind closed doors. Gutted for them.’

          ‘Signal returned only to find Jack and Dani have split!! Can @02 go back off and we pretend it never happened.’

          ‘I realised we weren’t meant to be after a week’: Love Island 2017 winner Amber Davies predicted that Dani and Jack’s relationship wouldn’t last, due to the ‘exhausting’ pressure

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            Their split is even more awkward as they were recently announced as the red carpet presenters for the 24th National Television Awards on January 22. 

            The couple are set to work alongside Dermot O’Leary as backstage correspondents at the star-studded ceremony, held annually at London’s O2 Arena.

            Reflecting on their new role, they pair both enthused that it was an honour to be considered.

            ‘It has already been such an exciting year for us and to top it off, we’ve been asked to work alongside TV legend Dermot O’Leary at the National Television Awards,’ they said.

            ‘Last year we were at home on the sofa watching the show so it’s an honour to be involved this year, we can’t wait! Fingers crossed Love Island is in the running on the night too. Bring on 2019!’ 

            Their split is even more awkward as they were recently announced as the red carpet presenters for the 24th National Television Awards on January 22

            The pair famously refrained from having sex in the Love Island villa and then went on to win the nation’s hearts as Jack sweetly asked her to be his girlfriend

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              ITV recently confirmed that 19 islanders will be back to get a grilling from host Caroline Flack, as they reunite at a festive retreat to spill all on what’s been going on since they left the villa many months ago.

              An ITV source confirmed to OK! Online: ‘Love Island: The Christmas Reunion was recorded last week and still broadcast as planned.’   

              The pair famously refrained from having sex in the Love Island villa and then went on to win the nation’s hearts as Jack sweetly asked her to be his girlfriend. 

              A few months after leaving the villa, Jack admitted that the sexual element of their relationship improved because they lived in their own flat in Canary Wharf, which they moved into in August.

              Ahead of Dani arrival to the Spanish villa, her famous father Danny also voiced his concerns over his daughter taking part in a dating show.  

              Don’t mess with him! Ahead of Dani arrival to the Spanish villa, her famous father Danny also voiced his concerns over his daughter taking part in a dating show


              Hot off the show, Danny did warn Jack that if he breaks her heart, he does get the ‘hump’ as Dani’s previous boyfriends have discovered

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                After the show came to an end, the EastEnders star told Piers Morgan: ‘I did struggle at first, it was difficult, but as it’s gone on I think what she has done – she has proved actually with this reality TV she can be a decent girl with self-respect, dignity.

                ‘Not rolling around under the bed sheets, in respect of a man but loved and adored by young people. She’s completely spun it on its head.’

                Although he did warn that if Jack breaks her heart, he does get the ‘hump’ as Dani’s previous boyfriends have discovered.

                He said: ‘I’m quite a liberal parent, I have to trust her choices. She’s made a few mistakes, I’m not too harsh on them, but if they upset her – I will have the hump, like any father.’ 

                Thinking ahead: This comes just a few days after Jack exclusively told MailOnline that the pair are focusing on buying a house together first

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