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Patsy Kensit breaks silence on shock split after calling off fifth wedding

Patsy Kensit breaks silence on shock split after calling off fifth wedding

The actor split from fiancé Patric Cassidy earlier this year

Patsy Kensit has finally broken her silence on her split from Patric Cassidy after she called off her fifth wedding.

Last month, the surprising news broke that the EastEnders star had ditched her whirlwind engagement to millionaire Cassidy.

Kensit, 55, got engaged to the 56-year-old last year, just a matter of weeks after the pair first began dating.

While some short-term relationships can work out that way, unfortunately that wasn't the case for Kensit and Cassidy.

The split came after The Sun reported that Kensit was left 'visibly distressed' at a charity do when Cassidy 'snatched her engagement ring from her' after a rather public row.

That occasion was seemingly the end for the celebrity pair as reports of their separation came just a matter of weeks later.

The Eastenders star split from her millionaire partner last month.

An insider told The Sun at the time: "The whirlwind romance has come to a halt and the couple have decided to go their separate ways.

"They have a lot of love for one another, but ultimately, she knew that they couldn’t make it work in the long-term so felt it was best not to move forward with their relationship.

"Patsy has lots of exciting work opportunities at the moment, and she is throwing herself into her career."

A spokesperson for Kensit later confirmed the news that the pair's romance had been cut short.

A statement said: "I can confirm they have split, and would appreciate that she is given her privacy regarding the matter.

"She is currently very busy working."

Apart from the statement from her spokesperson, Kensit herself had not given her personal take. Well, that is until now.

Kensit, who has previously been married four times, shared a picture of herself on Instagram yesterday (21 August) with the caption: "Baby steps. I call it the break up diet.."

Patsy Kensit posted this snap to Instagram.

Many fans and famous faces flocked to the comment section of the post to show some support for the actor.

"Beautiful inside and out," former Coronation Street actor Michelle Keegan said.

Lizzie Cundy added: "I’m here for you darling. Let’s go for a wee drink and have a good giggle. Love you."

While fellow actor Lisa Faulkner penned: "Beautiful hope you are ok."

On the fan side of the reaction, one wrote: "You do not need to change the way you are. You are beautiful. Unfortunately life and relationships can be disappointing and very upsetting.

"Fortunately for me, my life isn't reported in the press or social media. I hope your friends and family are there for you."

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/@patsykensit

Topics: Celebrity, Sex and Relationships