Megan McKenna pulls out of her Loose Women appearance

Megan McKenna has dropped out of her Loose Women appearance because she couldn't face being on television after her ex-boyfriend Mike Thalassitis' death.

The former TOWIE star, 26, is reportedly too heartbroken to work as she is reeling from the death of her former boyfriend after revealing she is in 'complete shock'.

Megan was set to appear to discuss her recent stint on Celebs Go Dating on Tuesday afternoon, however insiders told The Sun that she has pulled out.

Heartbroken: Megan McKenna has dropped out of her Loose Women appearance because she couldn't face being on television after her ex-boyfriend Mike Thalassitis' death

Heartbroken: Megan McKenna has dropped out of her Loose Women appearance because she couldn't face being on television after her ex-boyfriend Mike Thalassitis' death

The source told the website:'Megan just couldn't face appearing on live TV today. Everyone has been really understanding and are giving her time to grieve.'

MailOnline has contacted Loose Women for comment.

Megan looked solemn as she was pictured leaving her car on Monday evening, as she was spotted for the first time since breaking her silence on Mike's tragic death.

Love Island star Mike was found dead in North London on Saturday aged 26, with Metropolitan Police confirming that the former Love Island star was found hanged in a park near his home. 

Shocked: The former TOWIE star, 26, is reportedly too heartbroken to work as she is reeling from the death of her former boyfriend after revealing she is in 'complete shock'

Shocked: The former TOWIE star, 26, is reportedly too heartbroken to work as she is reeling from the death of her former boyfriend after revealing she is in 'complete shock'

Megan released a statement on Twitter on Monday afternoon to offer condolences to his family, two days after Mike's death. 

She wrote: 'Sorry I haven't been on social media but I'm in complete shock and trying to come to terms with this.

'I can't believe I'm even writing this post. My thoughts and prayers are with Mike's family. Rest in peace Mike x' 

In shock: Megan broke her silence on the death of her ex-boyfriend Mike Thalassitis on Monday afternoon, two days after his death (here in May 2018)

In shock: Megan broke her silence on the death of her ex-boyfriend Mike Thalassitis on Monday afternoon, two days after his death (here in May 2018) 

In shock: Megan posted a statement on Twitter on Monday afternoon, to send her thoughts to his family

In shock: Megan posted a statement on Twitter on Monday afternoon, to send her thoughts to his family

Mike and Megan dated on and off throughout 2018, but ended their relationship for good last August.

Megan previously defended the reality star, insisting that he was not a 'nasty' person and there was no other explanation for their break-up than being at 'different points in their lives.'

Just weeks before his passing this weekend, Megan became emotional when speaking about her relationship with Mike, while looking for love on Celebs Go Dating. 

In an episode of the E4 dating show that aired in February, the former TOWIE star began to cry before saying she did not want to discuss it further.

Megan said: 'I think my last relationship, I was kind of... I think I definitely fell in love.' 

She continued: 'I don't really want to talk about it, sorry. But I feel that's all I want, I want that love back.' 

Tough: Megan was too overcome with emotion to talk about her relationship with Mike during a previous episode of Celebs Go Dating

She said: 'I don't really want to talk about it, sorry' as the love coaches comforted her

She said: 'I don't really want to talk about it, sorry' as the love coaches comforted her 

Mike and Megan dated for seven months on and off but ultimately confirmed their separation seven months ago.

They were first romantically linked in February 2018 when they jetted off to spend Valentine's Day together in Amsterdam. 

On why they ended things, Megan previously said: 'We just feel like we're both at different point in our lives.

'We both respect each other and we didn't want it to get nasty or

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