By Laura Fox and Sarah Packer For Mailonline
Published: 01:55 GMT, 3 November 2019 | Updated: 08:22 GMT, 3 November 2019
Megan McKenna has reportedly dumped her ex-con boyfriend Zack Gilbert in her bid for stardom on The X Factor: Celebrity.
A source told The Mirror that Megan, 27, has been reinventing her image ahead of her appearance on the ITV show, and decided to break off the romance three months after dating rumours surfaced.
Megan has been open about transforming her image in her bid to be a music star, and recently told MailOnline it's included ditching alcohol and dissolving her lip fillers.
Overhaul: Megan McKenna has reportedly dumped her ex-con boyfriend Zack Gilbert in her bid for stardom on The X Factor: Celebrity
The publication claims that Megan knew dating ex-con Zack - who was sentenced to five years in a young offenders institution for GBH in 2013 - would do nothing to help present herself as a clean-cut pop star.
The source said: 'As part of the new her, she got rid of Zack about the same time as getting rid of her fillers.
'Megan really wants to make the most of all the opportunities X Factor : Celebrity will bring her way – and having a convict boyfriend is not a good look.'
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Megan McKenna and The X Factor: Celebrity for comment.
Transformed: A source claimed that Megan decided to end her romance with Zack as part of her mission to reinvent her image in her bid to become a music star
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Megan was first rumoured to be dating Zack in July, with a source telling The