Lewis Burton finally broke his silence after his girlfriend Caroline Flack attended her court hearing on Monday.
The television host was arrested for assaulting her Burton, her boyfriend, by hitting him with a lamp on December 12.
However, the 27-year-old tennis player has denied all rumors. Posting a message on Instagram, he wrote, “It’s been heartbreaking I can’t see my girlfriend over Christmas. What I witnessed today was horrible. She did not hit me with a lamp. Arguments do happen every day in every relationship. Gutted I am not allowed to protect her right now.”
After the court hearing at the Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court, Caroline Flack was denied contact with Lewis Burton. Hence, the couple was not allowed to spend Christmas together.
Burton also posted another message on Instagram. Posting a photo of Flack, he wrote, “Gutted I can’t spend Christmas with you, I want to repeat I never pressed charges and asked the other day for the bail conditions to be dropped but no1 listened to me. I want this all to be over.”
Caroline Flack was supposed to fly to South Africa to shoot the winter series of the UK reality show Love Island. However, after the news of the alleged assault spread like wildfire, fans of the show petitioned for Flack to be replaced as the host of the show.
So, on 20 December ITV announced that Laura Whitmore will be replacing Flack as the host of the show.
ITV’s statement read, “ITV2 today announces that Laura Whitmore will host season 6 of Love Island. The show will launch on the channel on 12 January 2020.”
“Laura will present the main show which airs nightly at 9pm on ITV2 as regular presenter Caroline Flack stands down for this series. Laura will also host Love Island: Aftersun, which will air on ITV2 live from London on Monday nights at 10pm.”
Also adding, “The first series of the year comes from a brand new location and villa in Cape Town where a host of new Islanders will try to win the hearts of each other – and the nation – in the ultimate search for love.”
The winter series of Love Island will air in January 2020.
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