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Ekin-Su and Davide discuss their relationship status following split

Ekin-Su finally speaks out about status with Davide after rumours they’d got back together

‘We both care about each other’

Love Island 2022 winner Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu has finally spoken about her split with Davide, and the status their relationship is currently in.

The pair split in June this year, but were then pictured spending time together, and people instantly thought they might be reconciling. There have also been recent news stories stating Ekin-Su took a “swipe” at Davide as she revealed mistakes made in their relationship.

Speaking to the MailOnline at her BPerfect summer lunch event she said: “If you’re in a relationship coming out of the villa you need to realise you’re in a relationship. You need to realise there is a lot of eyes on you and live it privately, have your own space and trust your partner, communicate with your partner, don’t rush to live with them straight away.”

She added: “Stay true to yourself and be who you are and don’t let game change you.”

Following this, Ekin-Su added a statement to her Instagram story confirming these comments weren’t intended as a “swipe” at Davide. “There’s been a lot of speculation over the status of myself and Davide’s relationship in recent weeks,” she said. “Usually these headlines are misleading. I wasn’t taking a ‘swipe’ at Davide like a recent article stated.

“Despite the narratives, @davidesancli and I are on good terms, we both care about each other and I think everyone should respect that. Lots of love Ekin x.”

Just weeks ago, Davide and Ekin-Su sparked rumours they may have got back together, after being spotted at the ITV summer party together. They were seen getting in a taxi home together and could be seen sat comfortably next to each other, and Ekin-Su even posted a selfie in the taxi, conveniently cropping her ex out.

According to The Sun, it was Davide who ended their relationship in June – and it was due to him feeling as though he was “in Ekin-Su’s shadow” and because she viewed them as a couple as a “money making brand.”

A source close to Davide said: “He felt swamped in the relationship, like he had totally lost his identity. He felt he was in Ekin’s shadow, with no room to grow. And he felt she cared more about them as a money-making brand than as a love match. He had been wanting to end it for some time. Davide didn’t want to move in with her as he knew it would be harder to leave.”

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