By Sarah Packer For Mailonline
Published: 14:48 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 16:09 GMT, 3 March 2020
Love Island star Maura Higgins confronted Curtis Pritchard over claims he cheated on her with a pro dancer hours before their split.
The Dancing On Ice Beauty, 29, feared the worst after being tagged in a tweet that claimed Curtis, 24, had been 'hugging and kissing' Amber Pierson, 20, who's a performer on his Strictly brother AJ's live tour.
A tweet from an anonymous account alleged that they had seen Curtis with fellow dancer Amber at Freedom Bar in London's Soho on Saturday, as Maura enjoyed a separate night out at a different club.
'The final straw': Love Island star Maura Higgins confronted Curtis Pritchard over claims he cheated on her with a pro dancer hours before their split
Curtis denied any wrongdoing after being questioned by Maura – but sources say it was the final straw for the couple.
An insider told MailOnline: 'Maura and Curtis hadn't been right since the night of the National Television Awards.
'First it was a video of Curtis looking close to a girl on New Year's Eve, which was published the same day as Maura's first live performance on Dancing on Ice. Then their fallout at the NTAs.
'But the tip of the iceberg for Maura was having to confront Curtis over a tweet which said he kissed Amber, who he performs with on tour. It seemed to be following a pattern.
Cheating claims: The Dancing On Ice Beauty feared the worst after being tagged in a tweet that claimed Curtis had been 'hugging and kissing' performer Amber Pierson (pictured)