Rylan has discussed the split (Photo: S Meddle/ITV)
Rylan Clark-Neal has opened up about his split from husband Dan Neal and said his own ‘mistakes’ are to blame.
The 32-year-old star and his partner have called time on their relationship after six years of marriage, and he confirmed the breakup as he addressed the reason for their decision.
In a statement to The Sun newspaper, he said: ‘Following reports about Dan and I spending time apart, I feel I have to speak out – as the way it is being reported is unfair.
‘I have made a number of mistakes which I deeply regret and have inevitably led to the breakdown of our marriage.’
Rylan – who has missed his BBC Radio 2 show for the past seven weeks as well as missing EuroVision and This Morning – also revealed he is ‘seeking help’ to deal with personal issues.
He added: ‘I have taken time away from work as I am not in a good place at the moment and am seeking help.
He is taking a step back to ‘seek help’ (Photo: S Meddle/ITV)
‘I am trying to take each day at a time and would like to thank you to everyone for their support and for respecting our privacy at this time.’
Rylan and Dan met after Dan’s time as a housemate on Big Brother 14, while Rylan was presenting Big Brother’s Bit on the Side.
They were engaged in 2014 and married in 2015. Rylan is also step-dad to Dan’s son Cameron.
Meanwhile, a source had told The Sun that the pair don’t want to discuss their breakup in public.
An insider said: ‘Rylan’s one of the most beloved people on TV so fans will be sad to hear what has happened.
‘He often spoke of their relationship on air and they even co-hosted an episode of This Morning but unfortunately things haven’t worked out.
‘They don’t want to discuss it in public and a bit of time off is probably for the best for now.
‘It’s one of those things. All those close to them wish them all the best.’
Credit: Original article published here.