"They are both very sad that things have hit a rough patch, but are trying to see if a little distance can help them get through it.” Ellie has spent the last couple of months touring her album, Delirium, in America and Europe, while Dougie is working on new music with his Mc Fly bandmates in England as well as partaking in a spot of modelling.Read more: Ellie Goulding makes for an arresting sight with Garda photo in Cork "Globe trotting can really take its toll on any relationship, but it’s especially hard when work regularly demands that both sides have to be away," the insider continued., the 22-year-old was seen cozying up to British boy band member Dougie Poynter at last night’s Glamour Women of The Year Awards after party in London. He didn’t leave her side towards the end of the night.” A different source went on to tell told , “Perrie looked amazing and caught Dougie’s eye.A source told the site that the LM girl and Mc Fly guy “were stood together because they have the same management team” and hit it off quite well. The two of them stayed chatting into the early hours.I'm taking the hopeless romantic high road on this one. "They are taking a break," a source told Britain's The Mirror newspaper.The blonde singer was making most of the sunny weather and showed off some skin in a pair of grey, ripped denim shorts and a black strappy vest.
“Dougie from Mc Fly started seeing Frankie Sandford from The Saturdays and I was gutted,” the blonde beauty said back in 2014.
But before the gig, Ellie and Dougie picked up some essentials in Boots, stopped off for a coffee and even visited a tanning salon.
It's unsure if both of them had a spray tan, but according to onlookers, they both disappeared for 30 minutes before emerging and heading back to their hotel together.
The famous couple were spotted out and about in Manchester together and didn't care who saw them as they indulged in some serious PDA.
Ellie, 27, looked smitten with the Mc Busted star as she held his hand and draped her arm around him.
We are the best of friends," Dougie said, before adding: "We hung out at Coachella, like all day, with her friends and my friends. Everything is totally fine." But after raising our hopes, the Mc Fly guitarist then dashed them again, revealing that the pair just couldn't make it work. "It's just both being all over the place," he said in a surprisingly revealing interview with . She's one of the most amazing people I've ever met. I'm single now."God DAMN the busy lives of celebrities. But we've still got your back, Doullie (I just made that up and am very aware it totally does not work but the other option is Elgie and that's worse). Phoebe sneaks a puppy into the apartment, and discovers Chandler hates dogs.