On Sunday, March 17th, it was announced that Love Island star Mike Thalassitis had tragically died.
Police confirmed that Mike took his own life the previous day and since then an outpouring of love has been shared on social media from fellow reality stars to close family and friends.
Although yet to comment publicly on his death, he is known to have been close with ex-girlfriend Megan McKenna after the pair started dating in 2018.
See the timeline of the couple’s relationship below.
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Mike and Megan first sparked dating rumours when the couple were spotted partying together on Boxing Day 2017.
The pair attended London club Studio 338 with a group of friends and shared videos online together throughout the night on Snapchat.
Following the night out Mike uploaded a photograph with Megan to Instagram, prompting fans to speculate that the pair were an item.
Mike confirms he is dating Megan on Good Morning Britain
While promoting his appearance on Celebs Go Dating in February 2018, Mike admitted that he had been on a date with Megan.
When asked by the presenters about the romance Mike said: “We did go on a date Valentine’s Day… that was our first date. No one wants to be alone on that day.”
Appearing alongside Sam Thompson on the GMB sofa, Mike went on to say that the pair had also been on a romantic trip away to Amsterdam.
Mike and Megan confirm they have broken up
Following months of dating and social media uploads together, the pair officially announced they had called it quits in July 2018.
Deleting all traces of their relationship on social media, Mike was photographed moving boxes from Megan’s house.
Confirming the break up to The Sun Mike said:
She’s not my Megs anymore. As of last night, it’s over. There’s no going back. I gave her everything and it wasn’t enough.
I’m doing me now. I’m happy. There’s only so much you can keep trying when it’s not working. You’ve got to do what makes you happy.
Megan cries over their split on Celebs Go Dating
Currently appearing on the 2019 series of Celebs Go Dating, Megan got upset when asked about the tough break up by the agents.
Speaking about her relationship with Mike she said: “I think my last relationship, I was kind of… I think I definitely fell in love.”
Fighting back tears as she hid her face she finished off by adding: “I don’t really want to talk about it, sorry,”.
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